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Advanced Studies in Econometrics 2 (ECOM90019)

Graduate courseworkPoints: 12.5On Campus (Parkville)

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Year of offer2019
Subject levelGraduate coursework
Subject codeECOM90019
Semester 2
FeesSubject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date

The substantive content of the Advanced Studies subject will include current research projects being conducted by Faculty staff and/or visiting scholars.

Alongside the Economics Thesis Workshop, which enhances the preparation of the student’s research project, Advanced Studies will provide graduate-level engagement with contemporary work in Econometrics in the student’s own area, or in cognate sub-disciplinary areas.

Advanced Studies is an opportunity for students to expand their repertoire and demonstrate their graduate-level knowledge in other areas of the discipline. It provides a forum that will inform the research and project development of Graduate Research Degree students, assisting in the framing of research questions and the development and articulation of argument and evidence.

Intended learning outcomes

On successful completion of this subject, students should have:

  • a detailed knowledge of contemporary scholarship in the particular field of Econometrics addressed;
  • an increased awareness of the range of contemporary scholarship in Econometrics;
  • the ability to critically assess contributions to the literature;
  • the skills needed to formulate and analyse models used in that field of Econometrics;
  • the ability to prepare and present original research papers in that field.

Generic skills

On successful completion of this subject, students should have improved the following generic skills:

  • oral communication,
  • written communication,
  • interpretation and analysis,
  • critical thinking,
  • synthesis of data,
  • evaluation of data,
  • accessing data and other information from a range of sources.

Last updated: 20 August 2019