Research in Political Economy (ECOP6031)


This unit focuses on conducting research in political economy. Weekly seminars examine a range of topics including research design, literature review, data collection and analysis, and writing a research proposal. The seminars provide an opportunity for critical discussion to identify, debate and reflect on the nature and challenge of undertaking research. The assessment is structured to assist the progressive development of a research proposal. Completion of this Unit of Study is a pre-requisite for a Masters dissertation.

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1x2-hr seminar/week


750wd paper (15%) and 1250wd paper (25%) and 3000wd paper (45%) and seminar participation (15%)

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