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MDevPract Economics

Catalog id : 5399
 Course Level
Masters / PG
 Type
Full Time

 Duration
2 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

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. Courses develop knowledge in core economic principles and applications, while electives focus on specific areas, including international trade; environmental and natural resource management; health; public sector management; business economics; and economic modeling.

This program requires no prior knowledge of economics. Students will be given the opportunity to progress to more advanced courses in microeconomics, macroeconomics and econometrics during the program. Elective options may also include a research component, which provides a pathway to research higher degree study.

Study options:

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

  • Master of Advanced Economics
  • Doctor of Philosophy

Careers:

Graduates can expect to find work in government agencies, at the local, state and federal level. They may also find employment in the private sector, including banks, consultancy companies, utilities, international agencies, insurance companies and the finance industry.Graduates may be eligible for entry to a Master of Philosophy program or, depending on the extent of the research courses completed within the Master degree program and grades achieved, a Doctor of Philosophy program.

Professional memberships:

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

  • Australian Agricultural and Resource Economics Society
  • 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 contact the relevant registration body for details of any conditions for accreditation.

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Eligibility Criteria

Academic Requirement:

 For Australian students:

  • 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.

 For International students:

  • 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.
  • 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 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).

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Course Modules

      Course Code Course Title       

      Part A:

      Compulsory:

  • Compulsory:
  • ECON7000 Foundations in Microeconomics
  • ECON7001 Foundations in Macroeconomics
  • ECON7021 The Macroeconomy
  • ECON7030 Microeconomic Analysis
  • ECON7040 Macroeconomic Analysis
  • ECON7110 Consumer and Firm Behaviour
  • ECON7150 Mathematical Techniques for Economics
  • ECON7300 Statistics for Business & Economics
  • ECON7310 Elements of Econometrics
  • [ECON7350 Applied Econometrics for Macroeconomics and Finance    (or)
  • [ECON7360 Applied Econometrics for Microeconomics
  • ECON7950 Research Methods in Economics

       Electives:

  • ECON7060 Evolution of Economic Systems
  • ECON7070 Economic Analysis of Strategy
  • ECON7080 Economics Internship
  • ECON7200 Economics of Financial Markets
  • ECON7250 Advanced Mathematical Techniques for Economics
  • ECON7320 Advanced Microeconometrics
  • ECON7321 Statistical Theory for Economists
  • ECON7322 Business & Economic Decision Techniques
  • ECON7330 Advanced Econometric Theory
  • ECON7331 Econometric Theory
  • ECON7341 Productivity and Efficiency Analysis
  • ECON7350 Applied Econometrics for Macroeconomics and Finance
  • ECON7360 Applied Econometrics for Microeconomics
  • ECON7370 Special Topics in Econometrics
  • ECON7380 Advanced Macroeconometrics
  • ECON7390 Financial Econometrics
  • ECON7400 International Industry Economics
  • ECON7410 Advanced Managerial Economics
  • ECON7430 Competition Policy and Regulation
  • ECON7440 Public Economics
  • ECON7460 Health Economics
  • ECON7510 Economic Development
  • ECON7520 International Macroeconomics and Finance
  • ECON7530 International Trade & Investment
  • ECON7540 Economics of Innovation & Entrepreneurship
  • ECON7560 Globalisation and Economic Development
  • ECON7570 Contemporary Issues in Economic Development
  • ECON7720 Ecological & Environmental Economics
  • ECON7730 Natural Resource Economics
  • ECON7740 Benefit-Cost Analysis & Project Evaluation
  • ECON7760 The Economics of Climate Change
  • ECON7810 Economic Evaluation and Health
  • ECON7830 Health Economics and Policy
  • ECON7840 Health & Economic Development
  • ECON7900 Special Unit
  • ECON7930 Thesis
  • ECON7931 Thesis
  • ECON7932 Thesis
  • ECON8010 Microeconomics A
  • ECON8020 Macroeconomics A
  • ECON8030 Microeconomics B
  • ECON8040 Macroeconomics B

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How to Apply

Applications must be lodged via the Online Application Form.

 

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