China: Emergence, Implications & Challenges
University of Queensland
Area of Study
Asian Studies, Economics
Taught In English
ECON1010 + ECON1020
This course requires additional faculty approval for entry.
Course Level Recommendations
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Recommended U.S. Semester Credits4
Recommended U.S. Quarter Units6
Hours & Credits
OverviewCourse DescriptionAfter a long period of relative decline, China's economy is once again on the ascendency. China has already taken over from Japan as the engine of growth in an increasingly prosperous East Asian region. China's economic emergence has far-reaching implications and presents immense challenges both within China and abroad. By covering the nature of China's emergence and the consequent implications and challenges, this course provides students with a thorough understanding of China's contemporary economy.Learning ObjectivesAfter successfully completing this course you should be able to:
Class Contact2 Lecture hoursAssessmentMid-semester examType: Exam - Mid Semester During ClassLearning Objectives Assessed: 1, 2Due Date: Mid-SemesterWeight: 40%Reading: 10 minutesDuration: 90 minutesFormat: Multiple-choice, Short answerTask Description: The mid-semester exam will consist of 20 multiple choice questions (MCQs) worth 1 mark each and 2 short-answer questions worth 10 marks each.Final ExamType: Exam - during Exam Period (Central)Learning Objectives Assessed: 1, 2, 3Due Date: Examination PeriodWeight: 60%Reading: 10 minutesDuration: 120 minutesFormat: Multiple-choice, Short answerTask Description: The final exam will consist of MCQs and short answer questions. There will be a distinct emphasis on the course material NOT covered in the mid-semester exam.
- Explain and critically discuss the policies that have led to China's economic emergence
- Critically discuss China's economic interactions with the rest of the world through trade and investment
- Critically discuss the Australia-China economic relationship.
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