Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2015.
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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2015:Semester 2, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 12 |
Total Time Commitment:
Admission to the PhD program in Economics.
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None|
|Core Participation Requirements:||
CoordinatorProf Chris Edmond
The substantive content of the Special Topics 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, Special Topics will provide graduate-level engagement with contemporary work in Economics in the student’s own area, or in cognate sub-disciplinary areas.
Special Topics 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.
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.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
On successful completion of this subject, students should have improved the following generic skills:
Doctor of Philosophy - Business and Economics |
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