Units of Study Outlines

ECOP3912 - Research in Political Economy

Semester 1, 2012  |  Credit Points: 6

Coordinator: Michael Beggs

Description

This unit considers the variety of research methods that can be used in Political Economy. Discussion of methodology is a principal focus. Practical consideration is also given to research materials, bibliographical access, quantitative methods, surveys and fieldwork. This is important preparation for students intending to do an honours dissertation, but the unit is also available to pass students with a credit average in previous units.

Assessments

2x1200wd papers (60%), 1x1200wd research proposal (30%) and participation (10%)

Classes

1x3-hr seminar/week

Prerequisites

24 Senior ECOP credit points with a credit average including ECOP2911 or (ECOP2901 and ECOP2902)

Prohibitions

ECOP3902

Additional Information

Third year students who have not completed the prerequisites should consult the Department of Political Economy about alternative requirements.

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