| Learning Outcomes (LO)
Upon completion of this unit, students will be able to:
demonstrate a body of advanced current knowledge of economics by planning and executing a substantial research-based project, capstone experience and/or piece of research that integrates their own research findings with the current body of disciplinary knowledge/paradigms;
demonstrate a capacity to make original contributions to knowledge;
demonstrate knowledge of research principles and methods applicable to economics, or economics and regional development, by conducting a research investigation to critically analyse a complex problem, identify research questions, and apply established theories to their research question; and
justify and interpret theoretical propositions, methodologies, conclusions and professional decisions to specialist and non-specialist audiences; and analyse, interpret and critically evaluate research findings.