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Research - Area of study

Students who commenced study in 2015 should refer to this area of study entry for direction on the requirements; to check which units are currently available for enrolment, refer to the unit indexes in the the current edition of the Handbook. If you have any queries contact the managing faculty for your area of study.

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Managing facultyFaculty of Business and Economics
Campus(es)Clayton, Malaysia
CoordinatorAssociate Professor Paula Lorgelly

Notes

  • Unit codes that are not linked to their entry in the Handbook are not available for study in the current year.
  • This program is offered by the Centre for Health Economics, and the School of Business (Malaysia), and is also applicable to students studying externally.

Description

This program provides doctoral (PhD) students with the opportunity to focus on developing knowledge and expertise in their chosen discipline, as well as developing professional skills that will support their career ambitions.

Each student's research will be supported by the development of a range of skills that will help them to become more efficient researchers, ultimately improving the quality of the research and developing generic/transferable skills of value to prospective employers.

Program requirements

All research students will be required to undertake compulsory training in the following areas:

  • research integrity
  • student induction, including occupational health and safety (where required).

Coursework component

All PhD students must complete coursework unit/s as outlined below, normally prior to confirmation of their candidature. In consultation with their supervisor/s, students choose from the following units appropriate to their thesis topic:

One of:

Two of:

  • BEX5870 Advanced health economics
  • BEX6300 Philosophy of research
  • BEX6100 Advanced quantitative research methods
  • BEX6200 Advanced qualitative research methods

Students may also be directed or encouraged to attend and make presentations at various forums throughout their candidature.

Relevant courses

0029 Doctor of Philosophy