courses

0172

Postgraduate - Course

Students who commenced study in 2013 should refer to this course entry for direction on the requirements; to check which units are currently available for enrolment, refer to the unit indexes in the the current edition of the Handbook. If you have any queries contact the managing faculty for your course.

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This course entry applies to students commencing this course in 2013 and should be read in conjunction with information provided in the 'Faculty information' section of this Handbook by the Faculty of Business and Economics

Managing facultyBusiness and Economics
Abbreviated titleGradDipEcSt
CRICOS code013388A
Total credit points required48
Standard duration of study (years)1 year FT, 2 years PT
Study mode and locationOn-campus (Clayton)
Off-campus (Other-Aust)
Admission, fee and application details http://www.monash.edu/study/coursefinder/course/0172
Contact details

Graduate Student Office

Telephone: +61 3 9903 1400

Fax: +61 3 9903 1357

Email: buseco-postgrad@monash.edu

Course coordinator

Associate Professor He-Ling Shi, Economics; Professor Brett Inder, Econometrics

Notes

  • Unit codes that are not linked to their entry in the Handbook are not available for study in the current year.
  • Off campus mode is only available to a specific cohort of students

Description

This course is designed to provide a sound understanding of economic and economic statistics issues and their function in the business world.

Outcomes

These course outcomes are aligned with the Australian Qualifications Framework level 8, the Bologna Cycle 1 and Monash Graduate Attributes. For more information refer to http://opvclt.monash.edu.au/curriculum-by-design/aligning-course-outcomes-with-aqf-bologna.html.

Upon successful completion of this course it is expected that graduates will:

(a.) be critical and creative scholars who:

  • produce innovative solutions to problems
  • apply research skills to business challenges
  • communicate effectively and perceptively

(b.) be responsible and effective global citizens who:

  • engage in an internationalised world
  • exhibit cross-cultural competence
  • demonstrate ethical values

(c.) have a comprehensive understanding of their disciplines and be able to provide discipline-based solutions relevant to the business, professional and public policy communities we serve

(d.) have advanced knowledge to Graduate Diploma level in economic studies

Structure

The course has two main components:

  • two compulsory units
  • a major in either economics or econometrics.

Areas of study

Requirements

Students must complete:

(a.) two core units (12 points):

(b.) a major from those listed under 'Areas of study'.

Minimum grade for articulation

Credit average

Progression to further studies

Students who successfully complete the Graduate Diploma in Economic Studies may be eligible for admission to course 3842 Master of Business Economics subject to satisfying the appropriate entry requirements. For details visit http://www.monash.edu/study/coursefinder/course/3842/.

Alternative exit(s)

Students wishing to exit the Graduate Diploma in Economic Studies early may apply to graduate with the Graduate Certificate in Business after successful completion of 24 points of study.

Award(s)

Graduate Diploma in Economic Studies