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Research Essay, 2000 words 10%, due Monday 13 June 202 2 12PM (40%)
Each person writes an individual essay.
Word count does not include abstract (optional), captions, tables, figures, or references.
Formatting: A4, font size 11 or 12 , line spacing 1.5 lines , moderate margins (Top and bottom: 2.54 cm, left
and right: 1.91 cm).
In your essay you must:
- Identify one population-related issue in the context of specific country or region of your choice.
- Explain the connections to demographic concepts, themes, and/or theories.
- Show evidence that you have a clear understanding of the issue of your choice.
- Show evidence that you have a clear understanding on how to interpret associated
trends/patterns/statistics of the issue of your choice and relate/use them to strengthen your
Your essay will need to include a clear problem statement (see Page 3), and a literature review of the topic
at hand linked to the socio -economic/political/cultural contexts of your country/region case study. Highlight
any policy implications/debates if applicable. The use of graphs/tables where appropriate is highly
I am giving you flexibility when defining what a population-related issue would be. These could be lowest
low fertility in South Korea, family planning programs in Sub-Saharan Africa, ageing and the workforce in
Japan, the youth bulge in developing countries, left-behind children of migrant workers in China, inequality
in reproductive health outcomes among women in middle income countries, brain drain/brain gain debates,
delayed/non-marriage among young adults in East Asia, immigration debates in Australia, ageing rural towns
in the US/UK, climate change-induced migration in Bangladesh/Pacific, the demography of conflict areas,
housing affordability, population and infrastructure pressures in mega cities etc.
Please submit your essay topic ideas and associated problem statement (max 200 words) to your tutor by
the end of Week 8 to get feedbacks on its suitability and feasibility for a 2000 word essay.
Students are encouraged to submit their essay to the annual W.D Borrie Prizes that awards the best
undergraduate essay in population-related topics $500 and a certificate.
Entries are closed in end of February 2023 (please check again at the end of this year)
An example of essay structure
The essay text can be organized along the following headings:
- Introduction (including a clear problem statement here)
- Context/Background (Geographic and Demographic context here)
- References should predominantly be relevant journal articles, government reports, book chapters, scholarly books, and reputable online databases.
Your research essay is worth 50% of you final mark. It will be marked out of 100 according to the following breakdown of marks. The bullet points below each category provide an indication of the kinds of characteristics that will be assessed under that heading:
- Having a clear problem statement at the end of introduction;
- Having a logically organised structure and getting material into the right sections without duplication of information; and
- Using graphs and/or tables effectively (Graphs and tables are not compulsory and not included in the word count.) Literature Coverage and Use: /
- Adequate array of sources to support arguments;
- Quality of sources;
- Adequate supporting of claims with proper use of appropriate references; and
- Not an overuse of quotations from literature. Analysis and arguments: /
- Logic of arguments and critical reasoning (the reader knows exactly what the essay is about/the overall argument of the essay is stated clearly and concisely);
- Relevant subject material addressed;
- No redundancy or repetition of analyses of data;
- Well supported conclusions and excellent critical use of evidence/examples/data to support central point throughout;
- Appropriate identification of data that clearly address problem statement; and
- Where most relevant data have not been used, clear explanation of how the selection of data have been developed to addressing problems identified (including reference to literature) Data: /
- Demonstrating excellent skills in identifying relevant data resources; and
- Using data in appropriate and critical manner. Writing: / 10
- Grammar, sentence structure, punctuation of high standard; and
- Clear, unambiguous and precise expression without unnecessary wordiness or excessive jargon. Please seek support from University Academic Skills Team for writing resources – https://services.unimelb.edu.au/academicskills/undergrads
- Correct in-text citation throughout the report; and
- Correct citation in list of references at end of report in journal style (e.g. Population, Space and Place or Australian Geographer)
Please seek assist from library staff if you have questions doing so -
- In fairness to students who meet the deadlines, assignments that are not submitted by the due date will be penalized. Assignments worth 10 per cent or more of the final mark for the course will be penalized for late submission at the rate of 2 per cent for each working day.
- Students seeking an extension of the essay deadline must submit their request to the course convenor or tutor before the due date. Extensions will be granted only on medical or other reasonable grounds
What is a good problem statement?
This is an example from one of our top students last year:
We received essay submissions on a vast range of topics across geographic locations and scale. Some examples include:
- The Sahel in Crisis: How fragmented territorial governance has contributed to acute demographic and environmental crisis
- The implications of sea level rise on low-elevated coastal zones for global human migration and forced displacement trends
- Brazils high adolescent fertility rate: context, distribution, and causes
- India and the demographic dividend: At the intersections of education, work, gender and health
- Urban adaptability to population growth: Australian case study of Wyndham
- Growing population and infrastructure pressure in Mumbai
- The marginalisation of rural-to-urban migrants in China: Hukou status and social integration
- Left-behind children of migrant workers in China
- Understanding the reasons behind the disproportionately high suicide rate of Aboriginal youth in the Kimberley Region
- Climate-induced migration in Bangladesh and the Pacific
- Fertility trends in Singapore