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Monash University Handbook 2010 Postgraduate - Unit

12 points, SCA Band 3, 0.250 EFTSL

FacultyFaculty of Business and Economics
OfferedCaulfield First semester 2010 (Day)
Caulfield Second semester 2010 (Day)
Caulfield Summer semester A 2010 (Day)
Coordinator(s)Professor Param Silvapulle


Under supervision, students are expected to undertake and report on an original research topic that addresses a contemporary and significant issue in the field of applied or theoretical econometrics. Students must find a suitable supervisor and have selected an appropriate area of research in order to undertake this unit.


The learning goals associated with this unit are to:

  • demonstrate the knowledge and skill pertinent to the area of research undertaken
  • survey critically the relevant literature
  • understand and appreciate the relationship of the research undertaken to that of others
  • contribute to the knowledge of the subject
  • communicate and present the findings in writing in a manner that is logical and coherent.


Within semester assessment: 100%

Chief examiner(s)

Guohua Feng

Contact hours

24 hours per week private research


Students must have passed 24 points from the Department of Econometrics and Business Statistics.