• Offered by Research School of Economics
  • ANU College ANU College of Business and Economics
  • Course subject Economics
  • Areas of interest Economics
  • Academic career PGRD
  • Mode of delivery In Person

Advanced Research Essay A and Advanced Research Essay B  form a two-semester sequence of courses whose aim is to provide Master of Economics students who have excelled academically in the first year of their masters program, an option to conduct an extended supervised research project. In Advanced Research Essay B, under guidance from their supervisor,students write an extended research essay based on the proposal developed in Advanced Research Essay A.

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:

  1. Conduct independent analysis and research project on the selected economic problem
  2. Apply appropriate methods of analysis of economic problems
  3. Make a minor contribution to the discussion on selected economic issue.
  4. Develop advanced research skills applicable to tackle a wide range of economic problems.

Indicative Assessment

  1. Mid-term Research Essay review (20) [LO null]
  2. Final Research Essay (80) [LO null]

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Workload

up to 10 hours a week

Inherent Requirements

Not applicable

Requisite and Incompatibility

To be eligible to enrol in this course, students must have successfully completed ECON8887 with a minimum grade of 70.

You will need to contact the Research School of Economics to request a permission code to enrol in this course.

Prescribed Texts

See class summary

Fees

Tuition fees are for the academic year indicated at the top of the page.  

Commonwealth Support (CSP) Students
If you have been offered a Commonwealth supported place, your fees are set by the Australian Government for each course. At ANU 1 EFTSL is 48 units (normally 8 x 6-unit courses). More information about your student contribution amount for each course at Fees

Student Contribution Band:
34
Unit value:
6 units

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Units EFTSL
6.00 0.12500
Domestic fee paying students
Year Fee
2021 $2940
International fee paying students
Year Fee
2021 $4890
Note: Please note that fee information is for current year only.

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