Research in Political Economy (ECOP3912)
UNIT OF STUDY
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 in ECOP2911.
Further unit of study information
1x2000wd Essay (30%), 1x1000wd statistical exercise (20%), 1x3000wd research proposal (40%), Seminar participation (10%)
Faculty/department permission required?
Unit of study rules
Prerequisites and assumed knowledge
ECOP2911 and (ECOP2011 or ECOP2012 or ECOP2612)
Study this unit outside a degree
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.
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.