ECON4486 Dissertation (Economics) Part 1
- 6 points
|Semester 1||UWA (Perth)||Face to face|
|Semester 2||UWA (Perth)||Face to face|
- Details for undergraduate courses
- Honours core unit in Economics [Bachelor of Commerce (Honours)]
- This unit is taken over two semesters by full-time students or four semesters by part-time students. All parts must be completed to fulfil the requirements of the unit. Students can commence the unit in either semester 1 or semester 2.
- Students are able to apply their knowledge in economics to undertake an in-depth investigation of an economic issue, where the issue may be theoretical, applied, historical or policy-oriented in nature. As such, the learning outcomes associated with this unit concern the core elements of research enquiry—exposition of research methods; identification of gaps in the literature that warrant further investigation; definition of the aims and objectives of a research exercise; matching the appropriate methods of research to the particular aims and objectives of research; and writing up a large (15,000 words) dissertation.
- Indicative assessments in this unit are as follows: dissertation (continuous assessment with a final mark awarded at the completion of dissertation, parts 1 to 4). Further information is available in the unit outline.
Supplementary assessment is not available in this unit.
- Unit rules
- enrolment in the Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) (BH002);
completion of 144 points in the Bachelor of Philosophy (Honours) (BH005)
- The availability of units in Semester 1, 2, etc. was correct at the time of publication but may be subject to change.
- All students are responsible for identifying when they need assistance to improve their academic learning, research, English language and numeracy skills; seeking out the services and resources available to help them; and applying what they learn. Students are encouraged to register for free online support through GETSmart; to help themselves to the extensive range of resources on UWA's STUDYSmarter website; and to participate in WRITESmart and (ma+hs)Smart drop-ins and workshops.
- Books and other material wherever listed may be subject to change. Book lists relating to 'Preliminary reading', 'Recommended reading' and 'Textbooks' are, in most cases, available via the Booktopia Textbook Finder, which has the functionality to search by course code, course, ISBN and title, and may also be posted or available at the appropriate school's administrative offices. Where texts are listed in the unit description above, an asterisk (*) indicates that the book is available in paperback.