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Monash University Handbook 2011 Postgraduate - Unit

6 points, SCA Band 3, 0.125 EFTSL

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

FacultyFaculty of Business and Economics
OfferedCaulfield First semester 2011 (Day)
Caulfield Second semester 2011 (Day)
Clayton First semester 2011 (Day)
Clayton Second semester 2011 (Day)
Coordinator(s)Professor Russell Smyth


Study in a special field of economics in which no formal subject is available. The supervisor will prescribe a list of references, consult frequently with the student and set whatever written work and examination is deemed appropriate. Students interested in a reading unit of this type should first consult the head of the department.


The learning goals associated with this unit are to:
1. be in a position to begin active research towards a master's degree or PhD by research.


Within semester assessment: 50%
Examination (3 hours): 50%

Chief examiner(s)

He-Ling Shi

Contact hours

3 hours per week