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Economics Honours A - ECON4101

Honours is an intensive year-long program of advanced study based around research. Honours is undertaken after successful completion of a Bachelor degree and where the overall mark is a minimum 70% average across senior economics units AND a 70% average across specified advanced senior units. Entry into Honours is selective and work at this level is challenging. Students will complete a thesis and five coursework seminars throughout the year. For further information contact the Honours Coordinator in the department or consult the Handbook entry for the relevant subject area.

1x3hr seminar/week per coursework option, occasional thesis class

1x15000wd (max.) thesis (30%) and 5x4500wd of written work, or its equivalent (70%)


Have completed at least 24 credit points at 3000 level Economics, with at least a 70 average mark across the required units of ECOS3901, ECOS3902 and (ECOS3903 OR ECOS3904 OR (ECMT3110 and one of ECMT2120; ECMT3120; ECMT3160; or ECMT3170) OR (ECMT3110 AND ECMT3130))


Faculty: Arts and Social Sciences

Semester 1

25 Feb 2019

Department/School: Economics
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 31 Mar 2019
Unit of study level: Honours
Credit points: 12.0
EFTSL: 0.25
Available for study abroad and exchange: No
Faculty/department permission required? No
Courses that offer this unit

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