Units of Study

ECOP6031 - Research in Political Economy

Semester 2, 2011  |  Credit Points: 6

Coordinator: Lynne Chester


This unit studies research methods in the social sciences, and political economy in particular, focusing on the skills needed for research and dissertation writing. It covers research planning and design, the nature of research materials and data collection methods, sources of information for research in political economy, data analysis techniques and available software to assist the research process. It includes writing a research proposal.


1500wd papers (2x30%), 1x1500wd research proposal (30%), and participation (10%)


1x2hr seminar/week

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