Overview

The Master of Economics provides you with in-depth training in theoretical and applied aspects of modern economics and econometrics. You’ll acquire advanced knowledge in economics from one of the world’s leading economic schools and develop critical thinking and analytical skills vital for advanced research. You’ll also be able to choose electives tailored to your interests and your intended professional development.

Program Code

8412

CRICOS Code

055189E

Total units of credit (UOC)

48

Campus

Kensington

Indicative Enrolments

26

Why choose this degree?

In this degree you will extend your knowledge of the latest research and thinking in economics.

Who should choose this degree?

Economics graduates looking for a more advanced qualification choose this degree.

Degree Structure

Degree Handbook

Career opportunities

  • Government Departments, including the Reserve Bank of Australia, Australian Bureau of Statistics and Treasury
  • International Organisations, including the major banks
  • Consulting Firms
  • Research Centres
  • Educational Institutions

Entry requirements

Category A

To be eligible for the program, you must have:

*A recognised Honours degree (with a research thesis) in economics with a Second Upper Class (2.1) or better OR

Category B

To be eligible for the program, you must have:

*A recognised bachelor degree (or equivalent qualification) with a minimum overall average of 70%, as determined by the UNSW Postgraduate Coursework Entry Calculator; and A major (at least seven courses) in Economics; and completed second- or third-year courses in microeconomics, macroeconomics, econometrics and mathematical economics at a minimum average grade of 70% for these courses OR

Category C

To be eligible for the program, you must have:

A recognised bachelor degree (or equivalent qualification) with a credit average (65% or higher) as determined by the UNSW Postgraduate Coursework Entry Calculator; and Substantial studies in intermediate level microeconomics, macroeconomics and econometrics as well as mathematical and statistical methods within the bachelor degree; and *A graduate certificate in economics (equivalent to that offered at UNSW Business School) with a minimum overall average of 70%, as determined by the UNSW Postgraduate Coursework Entry Calculator

How to apply

Applications must be submitted through our Apply Online portal. We encourage you to submit your completed application as early as possible to ensure it will be processed in time for your preferred term. Some high-demand programs and Faculties with limited places may have an earlier application deadline or commencement date. Find out more.

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