- 2017


Postgraduate research area

Commencement year

Unit codes that are not linked to their entry in the Handbook are not available for study in the current year.

Managing faculty

Faculty of Business and Economics

Offered by

Department of Economics


Professor Jeffrey Lafrance



This program provides doctoral (PhD) students with the opportunity to focus on developing knowledge and expertise in their chosen discipline, as well as developing professional skills that will support their career ambitions.

Each student's research will be supported by the development of a range of skills that will help them to become more efficient researchers, ultimately improving the quality of the research and developing generic/transferable skills of value to prospective employers.

This program is also applicable to students studying externally.

Program requirements

All PhD students will be required to undertake compulsory training in the

following areas:

  • Monash Graduate Research Induction (online)
  • Research Integrity (online)
  • faculty induction, including occupational health and safety (where required).

All PhD students must complete the following coursework unit/s, normally prior to confirmation of their enrolment:

  • BEX5650 Microeconomic theory
  • BEX5660 Macroeconomic theory
  • BEX5850 Mathematical economic theory
  • BEX6650 Research topics in advanced microeconomics
  • BEX6660 Research topics in advanced macroeconomics
  • Any unit offered by the Department of Economics or the Department of Econometrics and Business Statistics, as recommended by the PhD Director.

Students may also be directed or encouraged to attend and make presentations at various forums throughout their enrolment.

Relevant courses

0029 Doctor or Philosophy