The minimum entry requirement is:
a bachelor degree from an Australian university or equivalent overseas institution in economics (BEc); OR
other advanced cognate disciplines with required technical skills (e.g. mathematics, finance, or statistics) with WAM of 65%, plus a compulsory component of intermediate level microeconomics, macroeconomics, and econometrics as well as competency in mathematical and statistical methods; OR
*equivalent as determined by the UNSW Business School.
Entrance to the program also requires that applicants should:
have achieved an average of 65% or higher in the last two years of economics and quantitative methods courses in their bachelor degree; and
satisfy the University's English Language requirement.
Applicants without an adequate background may be required to undertake some preliminary coursework in intermediate microeconomics, macroeconomics as well as econometrics.