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Monash University Handbook 2011 Postgraduate - Unit

0 points, SCA Band 3, 0.000 EFTSL

Refer to the specific census and withdrawal dates for the semester(s) in which this unit is offered.

FacultyFaculty of Business and Economics
OfferedClayton Full year 2011 (Day)
Coordinator(s)Professor Ranjan Ray (First semester)


This graduate seminar unit is compulsory for PhD candidates and Master of Economics candidates in the Department of Economics. It is a non-weighted unit and is taken in addition to any prescribed coursework. Students will be assessed on the basis of attendance, participation and presentation. PhD candidates are required to present two seminars, Master of Economics candidates are expected to present one seminar. Seminar presentations must be made prior to submission of a candidate's research paper or thesis.


The learning goals associated with this unit are to:

  1. extend advanced knowledge of the breadth of economics beyond area of specialisation
  2. develop skills for consolidation and dissemination of research findings
  3. develop oral and presentational skills required for effective presentations of research findings to peer audiences
  4. refine debating skills in professional peer settings.

Chief examiner(s)

Ranjan Ray (Semester 1)
Birendra Rai (Semester 2)