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MIntEcon&F International Economics and Finance (Part-Time)

Catalog id : 5185
 Course Level
Masters / PG
 Type
Part Time

 Duration
3 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

Globalisation is rapidly changing the scope and nature of international business and trade, and business success is highly dependent on the ability to understand and respond to economic issues and forces. This program advances understanding of economics across business and the public sector. Students develop specialised knowledge of the extensive implications and opportunities arising from the process of international economic and financial integration. The program is founded upon a platform of microeconomics, macroeconomics and statistics, and shows how economic principles may be applied to issues in the international economy. Electives enable students to focus on their specific needs and interests. Graduates of this program possess a qualification with critical skills and competencies required in commercial enterprises; financial and investment operations; government departments; and development-related organisations. This qualification positions working professionals for advancement.

Study options:

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

  • Master of Advanced Economics
  • Doctor of Philosophy

Careers:

Employment opportunities exist in the finance and banking industry, government, consultancy firms, and stockbroking and research organisations.

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.

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Eligibility Criteria

Academic Requirement:

 For Australian students:

  • An approved Bachelor degree with a GPA of at least 4.50 on a 7 point scale. An approved degree is 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; or the graduate certificate in economics from this university with a GPA of 4.5.

 For International students:

  • An approved Bachelor degree with a GPA of at least 4.50 on a 7 point scale. An approved degree is 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; or the graduate certificate in economics from this university with a GPA of 4.5.
  • 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 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:

  • ECON7021 The Macroeconomy
  • ECON7110 Consumer and Firm Behaviour
  • ECON7200 Economics of Financial Markets
  • ECON7310 Elements of Econometrics
  • ECON7520 International Macroeconomics and Finance
  • ECON7530 International Trade & Investment
  • ECON7950 Research Methods in Economics
  • FINM7401 Finance

      Part B-Electives:

  • ECON7030 Microeconomic Analysis
  • ECON7040 Macroeconomic Analysis
  • ECON7060 Evolution of Economic Systems
  • ECON7070 Economic Analysis of Strategy
  • ECON7080 Economics Internship
  • ECON7250 Advanced Mathematical Techniques for Economics
  • ECON7320 Advanced Microeconometrics
  • ECON7321 Statistical Theory for Economists
  • ECON7322 Business & Economic Decision Techniques
  • 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
  • ECON7510 Economic Development
  • ECON7560 Globalisation and Economic Development
  • ECON7570 Contemporary Issues in Economic Development
  • ECON7740 Benefit-Cost Analysis & Project Evaluation
  • ECON7760 The Economics of Climate Change
  • ECON7900 Special Unit
  • [ECON7930 Thesis    (or)
  • [ECON7931 Thesis    (or)
  • [ECON7932 Thesis
  • FINM7402 Corporate Finance
  • FINM7403 Portfolio Management
  • FINM7405 Financial Risk Management
  • FINM7406 International Financial Management
  • IBUS7302 Operating International Business
  • IBUS7312 Doing Business in Asia

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How to Apply

Applications must be lodged via the Online Application Form. 

 

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