Obtaining a higher qualification in economics is a career investment. Analytical ability, critical thinking and logic are highly valued commodities, and graduates of this program have the ability to succeed in a dynamic and an increasingly competitive environment. The programs offer advanced training in microeconomics, macroeconomics and econometrics, as well as a range of elective options in fields of interest such as environmental economics, health economics and economic development. This program does not presume prior knowledge or training in economics.

Course Fee:

Australian: $67,840
International: $79,368

Entry Requirements:

24 units: a Bachelor degree in the discipline of economics, business or commerce or a Bachelor degree containing at least four courses in any three of the following areas: microeconomics, macroeconomics, statistics and mathematics with a GPA of at least 4.50 on a 7 point scale; or the graduate certificate in economics from UQ with a GPA of 4.5. 32 units: A Bachelor degree or equivalent in any discipline with a GPA of at least 4.50 on a 7 point scale; or a Graduate Certificate in Economic Studies; or Graduate Diploma in Economics with a GPA of at least 4.50 on a 7 point scale.

Structure:

24 units or 32 units

Subjects you can Study:

Economics

Study Pathways:

Graduates may go on to complete further studies in coursework and research programs.

Recognition:

Economic Society of Australia; Australian Agricultural and Research Economics Society

Who for:

Graduates of economics wishing to specialise in economic decision-making and evaluation

Accepts International Students:

Yes

Provider CRICOS: 00025B; 00091C (ICTE)

Related Careers:

Economist,
Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
St Lucia No info Yes Part time 3 years
St Lucia No info Yes Full time 1.5 years
Established in 1909, the University of Queensland is the oldest tertiary institution in the State and one of Australia's premier learning and research institutions. The University aims to enable students and staff to positively influence the society in which they live by creating a learning and discovery environment in which they can develop and fulfil their aspirations. It rewards excellence, openness and innovation and encourages widespread engagement with state, national and international communities. The main campus is at St Lucia in Brisbane with UQ Gatton located 80 kilometres to the west and UQ Herston campus located in the Brisbane Hospital precinct. The UQ Brisbane City site is located in the Brisbane CBD. Other UQ locations include teaching hospitals and health centres, veterinary science centres, agricultural science farms, marine research stations, physics research stations, seismograph stations and an underground mine. University of Queensland students include school leavers plus students from interstate and overseas. International students from over 100 countries account for a large percentage of total enrolments, diversifying cultural life on campus and providing opportunities for international networking. Provider CRICOS: 00025B; 00091C (ICTE)

Provider CRICOS: 00025B; 00091C (ICTE)

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