This program is an excellent means of obtaining advanced-level qualifications in the disciplines of Economics, Agricultural and Resource Economics and Econometrics which are all areas of research and teaching strength at UNE. The program can be studied on a full-time basis over two years, or by part-time or distance education for up to six years. This is a flexible program that can be pursued through a combination of coursework and independent research so that students can develop research skills and expertise that are relevant to their work and career goals.

Course Fee:

Australian: $46,432
International: $56,000

Entry Requirements:

Bachelor qualification with a major in a relevant or non-relevant discipline; or a Graduate Diploma qualification in a relevant discipline. Relevant disciplines include but are not limited to: Agricultural Economics; Economics; Econometrics.

Structure:

96 credit points (equivalent to 16 units) including core units; a Dissertation; and a Major or General Program. Mandatory intensive schools may be a requirement of some units in this course. A student's program of study and credit points for completion are determined by the qualification used as the basis for admission.

Subjects you can Study:

Agricultural and resource economics; Economics; Econometrics; Economic development; Efficiency and productivity analysis

Study Pathways:

Graduates may be eligible to apply for higher degree research studies. Students may be eligible for credit (advanced standing) for previously completed studies. An exit pathway is available for eligible students.

Recognition:

This program provides the opportunity, for exceptional students who complete the research component, to proceed to a doctoral program in economics and pursue an Academic/Research career.

Who for:

Graduates wishing to extend their knowledge or upgrade qualifications

Accepts International Students:

Yes

Provider CRICOS: 00003G

Related Careers:

Economist,
Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Armidale No info Yes Part time 4 years
Armidale No info Yes Online 4 years
Armidale No info Yes Full time 2 years

Study online — a university that partners with you

For over 60 years, UNE has been delivering flexible education to adults throughout Australia and the world. UNE has a well-earned reputation as one of Australia’s great teaching, training and research universities. Our focus is on your future, providing you with a personal and flexible approach to learning.

While UNE has a long history and strong tradition, our outlook is innovative and fresh. We’re at the forefront of online education, with over 20,000 students completing some or all of their studies online. UNE offers a diverse range of online courses, with the flexibility to begin studying in one of three teaching periods (trimesters).

Your education is more achievable than ever

At UNE we work with you to help you achieve your goals by providing a flexible and open learning environment that fits with your lifestyle. Choose to study either full time, part time, on campus or online — when you want and how you want. No matter where you are, you’ll have access to state-of-the-art teaching and facilities to help you with your study.

UNE provides a number of alternative entry pathways to university, including UNE’s Pathways Enabling Course . The Pathways Enabling Course is a free online course designed to help you gain the skills and knowledge for university study, and receive credit towards your degree.

Living and learning on campus

UNE remains one of the few universities to provide the complete on-campus experience, combining affordability, student support and community as well as the most extensive sporting facilities of any regional university in Australia. It's the way the university experience was meant to be.

Whether you want to immerse yourself in the college lifestyle throughout your degree, or for a short stay as part of your online study program, UNE has a range of stress-free and affordable accommodation solutions to suit your needs. As a resident, you will be conveniently located in the heart of UNE, close to classes, libraries, cafés and shops, SportUNE, and only minutes from the Armidale CBD. You will also have access to a diverse network and community, with plenty of academic and social support at your fingertips.

Many students studying on campus come via the UNE Early Entry program and can take advantage of a wide range of scholarship opportunities. Applications are submitted in September each year.

College accommodation

UNE’s residential accommodation currently consists of eight colleges and a village of self-contained units. Accommodation ranges from the more traditional college with meals included and shared bathroom facilities, to the more independent, self-contained flats at Wright Village and UNE’s new Wright College , which provides modern studio apartments complete with your own kitchen and bathroom facilities.

No matter where you are and what you want to study, UNE is here to help you achieve your dreams.

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