6 points, SCA Band 3, 0.125 EFTSL
Postgraduate - Unit
Refer to the specific census and withdrawal dates for the semester(s) in which this unit is offered.
Not offered in 2018
Students will be required to achieve a mark of at least 70% in all mandatory 6000 level coursework which needs to be completed prior to confirmation.
Students must be enrolled in course 0029.
Advanced topics in macroeconomics, current research and policy issues. The topics may include an in-depth study of consumption, investment, inflation and monetary policy, unemployment, and empirical applications.
The learning goals associated with this unit are to:
- possess technical proficiency to initiate and pursue PhD level research
- be capable of developing an original research topic
- be in a position to undertake research in macroeconomics and related fields.
Within semester assessment: 100%
Minimum total expected workload to achieve the learning outcomes for this unit is 144 hours per semester typically comprising a mixture of scheduled learning activities and independent study. Independent study may include associated readings, assessment and preparation for scheduled activities. The unit requires on average three/four hours of scheduled activities per week. Scheduled activities may include a combination of teacher directed learning, peer directed learning and online engagement.
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