Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2011.
|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2011:Semester 2, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: Twenty-four lectures and 11 hours tutorials |
Total Time Commitment: Not available
|Prerequisites:||207-101 Land, Food and Resource Economics or 316-102 Introductory Microeconomics, and 208-306 Agricultural Marketing. Consent from the subject coordinator is required for students not enrolled in honours.|
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||Nil|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||Nil|
|Core Participation Requirements:||
For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Students Experiencing Academic Disadvantage Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Description, Subject Objectives, Generic Skills and Assessment Requirements of this entry. The University is dedicated to provide support to those with special requirements. Further details on the disability support scheme can be found at the Disability Liaison Unit website: http://www.services.unimelb.edu.au/disability/
CoordinatorAssoc Prof Donald Maclaren
Melbourne School of Land & Environment Student Centre
Ground Floor, Land & Food Resources (building 142)
Phone: 13 MELB (13 6352)
The subject covers the following topics:
· the reasons for government intervention in the agricultural sector;
· the principal agricultural policy issues in Australia, the European Union, the United States and East Asia;
· the effects of these policies on international trade in agricultural and food products, on world food security and on poverty reduction in the least-developed countries;
· agriculture in the WTO – the Doha Round negotiations.
On successful completion of this subject students should be able to:
A 2-hour end-of-semester examination (60%), a mid-semester test (20%) and one assignment of up to 2000 words (20%).
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There is no textbook for this subject
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
|Generic Skills:|| |
Information Not Available
Bachelor of Agricultural Science (Honours) |
Master of Agribusiness (Coursework)
Master of Development Studies (Gender & Development)
Master of Development Studies(CWT)
Development Studies |
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