Criteria for assignment:(Must follow)
ü clear introduction
ü correct explanation & application of theory
ü well-reasoned arguments & conclusions
ü critical analysis & evaluation
ü professional presentation
ü English language proficiency – correct sentence structure & word use
ü correctly referenced
Structure of an assignment:
There is no set structure for the assignment – you can write it as an essay or you can present your analysis as a report with suitable sub-headings.
Introduction :( 400-500 words)
ü Include an introduction where you provide an overview or ‘essence of the story’ – explain what the article is about (reference the article) . What is the purpose of your assignment?
ü What economic models/concepts are you going to use to analyse the article? You need to define what you are going to talk about.
ü You need to show your marker what you are trying to do with your topic.
ü You need to show your marker what you are going to cover.
ü You need to give your marker background information necessary to their understanding.
Analysis :( 1200-1400 words)
This is the main part of the assignment. Use your theory to explain the key points. Incorporate models into your analysis – they can be hand drawn.
— Do not put them into an appendix. Make sure you refer and explain your diagrams and link them to the article.
— DO NOT devotes your analysis to writing out detailed notes from your text.
— You are required to analyse the article – not summarise the article.
— Incorporate quotes from the article into your analysis to support your arguments.
— Try and find other related articles; perhaps find some data to add to your analysis.
— Use the web to locate other sources of information that may relate to your topic – this will impress the marker.
Conclusion (200-300 words)
— A summary of key points from the analysis. Do not introduce any new material.
? You need to link it to the rest of your report.
? You need to highlight the significant elements from your report.
? You need to draw out the main points you want to make about the topic
APA (In text & End text)
Minimum 8 to 10 referencing
Source of reference: media (newspapers) articles, text book, reference books, government data
Reference your quotes & sources of information – in text citations
? Kindly follow all of the instruction and make sure high standard quality of report. Do not give me uneven and common analysis of article.
? Don’t explain just theory rather focus more on practical and logical analysis