Master of International and Development Economics

Australian National University (ANU)

The Master of International and Development Economics provides students with world-class training in applied economics and its application to economic policy and econometrics. The program will equip students with the tools of advanced economic analysis, and the skill to apply them to economic policies for trade, finance, development and the environment.

Course Fee:

Australian: $67,776
International: $90,336

Entry Requirements:

A Bachelor degree or international equivalent with a minimum GPA of 5/7.


In addition to courses in applied economic theory and econometrics, students are able to choose electives to specialise in one or more of the following five streams: International Trade, Growth and Finance; Banking, Monetary Policy and Economic Development; Environmental Economics, Natural Resource Policy and Development; Quantitative Methods and Economic Modelling; and Business Development and Economic Policy in a Market Economy

Subjects you can Study:

International and development economics

Study Pathways:

Up to 24 units of credit is available for a Bachelor degree in a cognate discipline or Graduate Certificate in a cognate discipline. Up to 48 units of credit is available for an Honours degree in a cognate discipline or Graduate Diploma in a cognate discipline. Credit may also be available for relevant work experience. Cognate disciplines: Applied Economics, Econometrics, Economic Policy, Economics, Engineering, Mathematics, and Statistics.

Further information:

Students must complete the pre-sessional component to continue to the initial component. Students must achieve a minimum 50% weighted average mark in the initial component to continue to the concluding component.

Accepts International Students:


Provider CRICOS: 00120C

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Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Canberra No info Yes Full time 2 years
Canberra No info Yes Part time 4 years
ANU was set up in 1946 as the national research institution by the Australian Parliament to enhance the economic, social cultural and intellectual development of the nation. Part of the Group of Eight, ANU is recognised as one of Australia's leading universities for education and is the only Australian member of the International Alliance of Research Universities.

Students at ANU engage with leading minds and learn from world-class researchers, with six Nobel Prize winners and two Australian prime ministers among its staff and Alumni. With over 170 partner universities across 37 countries, students have the opportunity to make global connections by going on an exchange, undertaking an internship or participating in fieldwork.

ANU has a mix of undergraduate, postgraduate and research students, many of whom live in University residences. International students come mainly from Indonesia, China, Malaysia, Singapore and the USA, with significant numbers also coming from Europe, Hong Kong, the Philippines and Thailand.

The campus is located in the centre of the nation's capital, Canberra. Canberra is a university city and home to many national institutions. Offering a cosmopolitan lifestyle, the city has a high concentration of national museums and galleries, as well as cafes and restaurants. For the active, the capital is etched with bike paths and walking trails, and is surrounded by stunning Australian landscape. Facilities on campus include a wide range of student accommodation, modern laboratories and teaching facilities, five main libraries, medical services, sporting fields, gym, food vans and cafes.

The University provides specialised services to assist students, including a tailored orientation program, Counselling and Health Service, Academic Skills and Learning Centre, Disability Services and the Tjabal Indigenous Higher Education Centre. There are also many student clubs and societies for a diverse range of sporting, social and other interests.

Provider CRICOS: 00120C

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