|Year of offer||2017|
|Subject level||Graduate coursework|
|Fees||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
Students in the first year of their PhD (Economics) Degree will be enrolled in this annual subject. A number of seminars will be held during the year to discuss various aspects of the program including bibliographic and other resources available to students and a range of analytical and empirical research methods and techniques used in economics. Amongst other things, the workshops provide a forum for students to discuss and develop their own research proposals. All PhD Students are expected to attend at least one a week of the several professional academic seminars/workshops run in the Department of Economics. From this, PhD students learn how academics create economics knowledge and participate in the academic community.
Intended learning outcomes
On successful completion of this subject students should be able to:
- Identify contemporary issues in economics
- Identify principles of economics research