ECON90064 Advanced Studies in Economics 1
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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2016:
Semester 1, Parkville - Taught on campus.Show/hide details
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|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 2 x 1.5 hours of lectures per week. |
Total Time Commitment:
3 hours of lectures per week.
Admission to the PhD program in Economics.
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None|
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For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Student Support and Engagement Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Overview, Learning Outcomes, Assessment and Generic Skills sections of this entry.
It is University policy to take all reasonable steps to minimise the impact of disability upon academic study, and reasonable adjustments will be made to enhance a student's participation in the University's programs. Students who feel their disability may impact on meeting the requirements of this subject are encouraged to discuss this matter with a Faculty Student Adviser and Student Equity and Disability Support: http://services.unimelb.edu.au/disability
CoordinatorProf Simon Loertscher
|Subject Overview:|| |
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 Economics 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.
|Learning Outcomes:|| |
On successful completion of this subject, students should have:
5000 word project report or equivalent due at the end of the teaching period.
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
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|Generic Skills:|| |
On successful completion of this subject, students should have improved the following generic skills:
|Doctor of Philosophy - Business and Economics |
Doctor of Philosophy - Business and Economics