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MGX5760 - International institutions and organisations

6 points, SCA Band 3, 0.125 EFTSL

Postgraduate Faculty of Business and Economics

Leader: Dr Nick Bisley


Caulfield Second semester 2007 (Day)


An examination of the role of international institutions and organisations with emphasis on major global inter-governmental institutions in the Asia-Pacific. Topics include development, theories and legal status of international institutions; the United Nations and relevant related agencies IMF, World Bank and Asian Development Bank; international economic institutions in the Asia Pacific region including ASEAN, APEC; international non-government organisations; prospects for future developments; and proposals for reform of selected international institutions and organisations.


The learning goals associated with this unit are to:


Individual presentation: 20%
Individual assignment (2500 words): 30%
Examination (3 hours): 50%

Contact hours

3-hour class


Students must have completed 24 points at 9000-level.