Graduate Diploma of Applied Economics

The University of Adelaide

Economics is everywhere: in the lives of individuals, in the news, in government policy and in the decision-making of big and small organisations. This one-year program interrogates economic questions and covers key principles to help you navigate the complexities of a globalised world. No prior economics knowledge is required for entry. If you want to continue and deepen your studies, the Graduate Diploma also offers a direct pathway into the Master of Applied Economics.

Course Fee:

Australian: $29,500
International: $40,500

Entry Requirements:

A completed Bachelors degree or equivalent with a minimum grade point average 5.0. Alternative pathway: Students may enter this degree from the Graduate Certificate in Applied Economics.

Structure:

Our Graduate Diploma in Applied Economics sets you up to use economic tools and skills in the modern world. Completing three core courses and five electives you will: build essential knowledge of microeconomics, macroeconomics and econometrics explore economic growth and development and the organisation of markets practise advanced techniques for managing data apply economic concepts to a range of fields pursue electives according to your interests and career goals from resources and environmental economics to finance and trade gain enhanced analytical, reasoning and communication skills.

Subjects you can Study:

Economics

Who for:

Non-economics graduates or those with only limited economics in their undergraduate degree

Accepts International Students:

Yes

Provider CRICOS: 00123M

Related Careers:

Economist,
Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
North Terrace No info Yes Full time 1 year

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The University of Adelaide’s international reputation for breaking new ground has been forged by a continuous stream of exceptional people. We count among our alumni five Nobel Laureates, over 140 Fulbright Scholars and more than 100 Rhodes Scholars, including Australia’s first female Indigenous recipient. The country’s first female prime minister also studied here, as did the first Australian-born professional astronaut in space.
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Although many of the jobs you could be doing in a decade’s time don’t yet exist, your best preparation for them does at the University of Adelaide. We’re constantly updating and refining our degrees to ensure that — wherever your passions lie, you’ll gain the flexible capabilities to explore every opportunity tomorrow brings.
Importantly, our degrees’ recognised quality that opens career paths everywhere. We’re ranked inside the world’s top 50 universities in four subject areas; in the top 100 for another 12, and the top 150 for 10 more.*

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* QS World University Rankings By Subject, 2019. ^ Excellence in Research for Australia, 2018. † London Economics, 2018. 
 
CRICOS No. 00123M

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