Economics Research Dissertation A (ECON7010)


This is the first capstone unit in the MEcAnalysis. Students develop a detailed research proposal for a dissertation, which will be developed throughout Economics Research Dissertation B. Students are expected to take part in a research methods seminar series while receiving individual assistance from a specialist supervisor. This unit is assessed through the research and writing towards a 12,000 word dissertation, to be completed in Economics Research Dissertation B.

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Further unit of study information


Regular individual consultation with academic supervisor


Research dissertation (100%)

Faculty/department permission required?


Unit of study rules


ECON6001 or ECON6002 or ECON6003 or ECMT6002



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Non-award/non-degree study

If you wish to undertake one or more units of study (subjects) for your own interest but not towards a degree, you may enrol in single units as a non-award student.

Cross-institutional study

If you are from another Australian tertiary institution you may be permitted to underake cross-institutional study in one or more units of study at the University of Sydney.