12 points, SCA Band 3, 0.250 EFTSL
Postgraduate - Unit
Refer to the specific census and withdrawal dates for the semester(s) in which this unit is offered.
Not offered in 2017
Students select a preferred topic on which to conduct original research after consulting with the coordinator and supervisors. During the year, students participate in research workshops, propose the research plan in written and oral form, conduct research, give a final presentation of the research findings, act as a formal discussant on another student research paper, submit their own final research paper, and are expected to engage in discussion of other students' presentations.
The learning goals associated with this unit are to:
- gain the necessary skills to conduct original research
- demonstrate the ability to ask and answer critical questions that have economic and policy significance at a professional standard
- communicate research findings in written and oral form in a professional manner.
Within Semester Assessment: 100%
Minimum total expected workload to achieve the learning outcomes for this unit is 288 hours per semester typically comprising a mixture of scheduled learning activities and independent study. Independent study may include associated readings, assessment and preparation for scheduled activities. The unit requires on average six/eight hours of scheduled activities per week. Scheduled activities may include a combination of teacher directed learning, peer directed learning and online engagement.
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Admission to Master of Business Economics