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ETF5550

Faculty of Business and Economics

Postgraduate - Unit

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12 points, SCA Band 3, 0.250 EFTSL

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LevelPostgraduate
FacultyFaculty of Business and Economics
Organisational UnitDepartment of Econometrics and Business Statistics
OfferedCaulfield First semester 2013 (Day)
Caulfield Second semester 2013 (Day)
Caulfield Summer semester B 2013 (Day)
Coordinator(s)Professor Param Silvapulle

Synopsis

Under supervision, students are expected to undertake and report on an original research topic that addresses a contemporary and significant issue in the field of applied or theoretical econometrics. Students must find a suitable supervisor and have selected an appropriate area of research in order to undertake this unit.

Outcomes

The learning goals associated with this unit are to:

  1. demonstrate the knowledge and skill pertinent to the area of research undertaken
  2. survey critically the relevant literature
  3. understand and appreciate the relationship of the research undertaken to that of others
  4. contribute to the knowledge of the subject
  5. communicate and present the findings in writing in a manner that is logical and coherent.

Assessment

Within semester assessment: 100%

Chief examiner(s)

Contact hours

3 hours per week

Prerequisites

Students must have passed 24 points from the Department of Econometrics and Business Statistics.