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Australian National University (ANU)

  • #1 in Agriculture & Environmental Studies
  • 12,453 postgraduate students
  • 36% international / 64% domestic

Master of Environmental and Resource Economics

  • Masters (Coursework)

This program provides the tools of economic analysis at an advanced level and applies them to policy issues with a focus on environmental and resource economics.

Key details

Degree Type
Masters (Coursework)
Duration
2 years full-time
Course Code
MEREC, 082295A
Fees
$34,560 per year / $69,120 total

About this course

This program provides the tools of economic analysis at an advanced level and applies them to policy issues with a focus on environmental and resource economics. Areas of specialisation covered in elective courses include: agricultural and resource economics, cost-benefit analysis, economic development, econometric methods, economic regulation, and environmental and natural resource policy. A common theme across these courses is the integration of environmental and resource decisions into the broader context of national and international economic policy. Graduates find ready employment with universities, national and international policy agencies, leading corporations and civil society organisations.

Entry requirements

A Bachelor degree or international equivalent with a minimum GPA of 5.0/7.0

Students must complete the pre-sessional component before continuing to the preliminary component. Students must achieve a minimum 50% weighted average mark in the initial component to continue to the concluding component. Students who do not achieve a minimum 50% weighted average mark in the initial component will be transferred to the Graduate Diploma of Public Policy.

English Language Requirements

All applicants must meet the University’s English Language Admission Requirements for Students.

Assessment of Qualifications

Unless otherwise indicated, ANU will accept all Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) qualifications or international equivalents that meet or exceed the published admission requirements of our programs, provided all other admission requirements are also met. Where an applicant has more than one completed tertiary qualification, ANU will base assessment on the qualification that best meets the admission requirements for the program. Find out more about the Australian Qualifications Framework: www.aqf.edu.au

ANU uses a 7-point Grade Point Average (GPA) scale. All qualifications submitted for admission at ANU will be converted to this common scale, which will determine if an applicant meets our published admission requirements. Find out more about how a 7-point GPA is calculated for Australian universities: www.uac.edu.au/future-applicants/admission-criteria/tertiary-qualifications

Unless otherwise indicated, where an applicant has more than one completed tertiary qualification, ANU will calculate the GPA for each qualification separately. ANU will base assessment on the best GPA of all completed tertiary qualifications of the same level or higher.

Applications for course credit

Applicants with a Bachelor Degree or Graduate Certificate in a cognate discipline may be eligible for up to 24 units (one semester) of credit. Applicants with a Graduate Diploma or Bachelor degree with Honours in a cognate discipline may be eligible for up to 48 units (one year) of credit.

Indicative fees Domestic International Annual indicative fee for domestic students $34,560.00

For more information see: http://www.anu.edu.au/students/program-administration/costs-fees

Annual indicative fee for international students $45,600.00 Scholarships

ANU offers a wide range of scholarships to students to assist with the cost of their studies.

Eligibility to apply for ANU scholarships varies depending on the specifics of the scholarship and can be categorised by the type of student you are. Specific scholarship application process information is included in the relevant scholarship listing.

For further information see the Scholarships website.

Level of Study
Bachelor

Graduate outcomes

Graduate satisfaction and employment outcomes for Agriculture & Environmental Studies courses at Australian National University (ANU).
90.3%
Overall satisfaction
90.3%
Skill scale
82.3%
Teaching scale
82.4%
Employed full-time