This unit prepares students for independent research in Political Economy. It focuses on methodology and the philosophy of social science, and covers quantitative and qualitative methods as well as practical aspects of developing and carrying out a research project.
1x2000wd Essay (30%), 1x statistical exercise (1000wd equiv) (20%), 1x3000wd research proposal (40%), Seminar participation (10%)
Third year students who have not completed the prerequisites should consult the Department of Political Economy about alternative requirements.
12 credit points at 2000 level in Political Economy including ECOP2911Prohibitions