Update your status of this course
University of Queensland (UQ) Course/Program Name
Application closes on
National :31 Jan
International :30 Nov

MAppEmet Applied Econometrics

Catalog id : 5603
 Course Level
Masters / PG
 Type
Full Time

 Duration
1.5 Years
 Start month
March

 Tuition fee

International
34944 AUD
National
29920 AUD

Application fee

International 100 AUD
National 100 AUD
Department
Faculty of Business, Economics & Law
Scores accepted
IELTS (min)6.5
TOEFL-IBT (min)87
TOEFL-PBT (min)570

About this course

The Master of Applied Econometrics is designed to strengthen and extend knowledge in the area of econometrics of students with significant economic backgrounds gained from undergraduate study. Students or working professionals seeking to strengthen their quantitative skills and to specialise in econometrics will develop a high level of proficiency in econometrics.

Obtaining a higher qualification in economics with a special focus on econometrics is a career investment. Advanced quantitative skills, analytical ability, critical thinking and logic are highly valued commodities, and graduates of this program will have the ability to succeed in a dynamic and an increasingly competitive environment. Courses develop knowledge in core quantitative skills and econometric methods used in diverse areas in economics and finance including:

  • macroeconomics
  • quantitative finance
  • environmental and natural resource management
  • health
  • public sector management
  • business and economic modelling

Study options:

Graduates will have the opportunity to progress to the following programs:

  • Master of Advanced Economics
  • Doctor of Philosophy

Careers:

Quantitative skills are in high demand in both the corporate world and the public sector. Graduates may find employment in the following areas:

  • The financial sector (banks, insurance and finance companies, stockbrokers)
  • Consulting firms (evaluating management systems, exploring economic trends)
  • Marketing and retailing (market research, logistics, quantitative business analysis)
  • The manufacturing sector (benchmarking, productivity measurement, quality control)
  • Academia

Professional memberships:

Graduates may be eligible for membership with the following professional bodies:

  • Economic Society of Australia

While this degree may be accredited by an official industry accreditation body in Australia, completion of the degree may not result in graduates receiving automatic accreditation. Students can contact the relevant registration body for details of any conditions for accreditation.

Check further details on University website

Eligibility Criteria

Academic Requirement:

 For Australian students:

  • To enrol in the program, a person must hold -
    • an approved degree in economics or a degree with a major in economics that includes introductory econometrics, intermediate microeconomics and macroeconomics with a GPA of 5.5; or
    • an approved degree in mathematics or statistics with a GPA of 5.5 and at least 5 years full-time (or equivalent) work experience in economics, approved by the executive dean; or
    • graduate certificate in economics from this university with a GPA of 5.5.

 For International students:

  • To enrol in the program, a person must hold -
    • an approved degree in economics or a degree with a major in economics that includes introductory econometrics, intermediate microeconomics and macroeconomics with a GPA of 5.5; or
    • an approved degree in mathematics or statistics with a GPA of 5.5 and at least 5 years full-time (or equivalent) work experience in economics, approved by the executive dean; or
    • graduate certificate in economics from this university with a GPA of 5.5.
  • IELTS overall 6.5; reading 6; writing 6; speaking 6; listening 6.Study Abroad and Incoming Exchange students are only required to meet the overall score (eg 6.5 IELTS or 87 TOEFL or 64 PTE( Pearson Test of English )).
  • TOEFL (Paper-based Test of English as a Foreign Language): 570 (5.0 in TWE (written), and 54 in reading & listening).

English language requirement:

  • IELTS overall 6.5; reading 6; writing 6; speaking 6; listening 6. 
  • Study Abroad and Incoming Exchange students are only required to meet the overall score (eg 6.5 IELTS or 87 TOEFL or 64 PTE( Pearson Test of English )).
  • TOEFL (Paper-based Test of English as a Foreign Language): 570 (5.0 in TWE (written), and 54 in reading & listening).

Check further details on University website

Course Modules

 Course Code Course Title    

      Part A:

     Compulsory:

  • ECON7320 Advanced Microeconometrics
  • ECON7350 Applied Econometrics for Macroeconomics and Finance
  • ECON7360 Applied Econometrics for Microeconomics
  • ECON7380 Advanced Macroeconometrics

      Part B:

  • ECON7250 Advanced Mathematical Techniques for Economics
  • ECON7321 Statistical Theory for Economists
  • ECON7330 Advanced Econometric Theory
  • ECON7331 Econometric Theory
  • ECON7341 Productivity and Efficiency Analysis
  • ECON7370 Special Topics in Econometrics
  • ECON7390 Financial Econometrics
  • [ECON7930 Thesis   (or)
  • [ECON7931 Thesis   (or)
  • [ECON7932 Thesis
  • ECON7950 Research Methods in Economics

Part C:

  • ECON7030 Microeconomic Analysis
  • ECON7040 Macroeconomic Analysis
  • ECON7080 Economics Internship
  • ECON7200 Economics of Financial Markets
  • ECON7460 Health Economics
  • ECON7520 International Macroeconomics and Finance
  • ECON7530 International Trade & Investment
  • ECON7570 Contemporary Issues in Economic Development
  • ECON7730 Natural Resource Economics
  • ECON7740 Benefit-Cost Analysis & Project Evaluation
  • ECON8010 Microeconomics A
  • ECON8020 Macroeconomics A
  • FINM7401 Finance

Check further details on University website

How to Apply

Applications must be lodged via the Online Application Form.

Additional application information:

The following supporting documentation is required for all applications made on the basis of work experience. Please ensure that all required documentation is included during submission of application.

  • Evidence of work experience in the form of a CV. Please ensure that CV includes full work history, and outlines the major activities undertaken on a daily basis.
  • Two written references that are work related.Referees of the applicant need to substantiate the nature of work and the duties the applicant currently performs.

Check further details on University website

Questions about this Course

No discussions right now. Be the first one to start.

Hey, ask a question or start a discussion here

Choose your question type:

Q/A Profile evaluation Poll Interview experience

Join our Global Study Abroad community      Log in      Sign up