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Monash University Handbook 2011 Postgraduate - Unit

12 points, SCA Band 3, 0.250 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 Peter Forsyth


Topics for seminar presentation are selected in consultation with the coordinator. A list of possible topics will be distributed but students are encouraged to propose subjects of interest to them, based in their own discipline. Students present one paper, act as formal discussant on another, and are expected to engage in discussion of others.


The learning goals associated with this unit are to:

  1. gain experience in presenting issues of policy importance, based in their own disciplines, to non-specialist audiences in written and oral forms
  2. gain experience in analysing and discussing such issues in a seminar context
  3. become aware of the major issues involved in a range of related policy questions
  4. gain experience in making original contributions to the policy issues with social significance.


Within Semester Assessment: 100%

Chief examiner(s)

Peter Forsyth

Contact hours

3 hours per week


Admission to Master of Business Economics