Economics Research Project (ECON7030)


This unit represents a culminating academic experience for students in the MEc by bringing together their knowledge in Economic theory and methodology to analyse an economic problem of their choice. This unit involves the writing and completion of a 6,000 word report. The emphasis is on students acquiring skills in identifying an economic problem, undertaking the required analysis using appropriate tools and disseminating the results.

Our courses that offer this unit of study

Further unit of study information


regular workshop meetings throughout semester to assist with project management


1x6,000wd research project (100%)

Faculty/department permission required?


Unit of study rules


24 credit points from Economics elective units of study


ECON7010 or ECON7020

Study this unit outside a degree

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.