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Graduate Certificate of International and Development Economics

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This Graduate Certificate of International and Development Economics will equip you with tools in economic analysis and the skills to apply them to key issues in international and development economics.

Key details

Degree Type
Graduate Certificate
Course Code
CIDEC, 103866D
International Fees
$19,595 per year

About this course

This Graduate Certificate of International and Development Economics will equip you with tools in economic analysis and the skills to apply them to key issues in international and development economics. You will gain an understanding of markets, policies, and how to analyse international development challenges.Join an internationally-renowned network of leading economic practitioners and researchers at Crawford School of Public Policy.

NOTE: A discount is available for domestic students for this program.
Graduate Certificate Fee Discount - Domestic applicants offered a place in this Graduate Certificate commencing their studies in 2021 will be eligible for reduced course fees as indicated on the Admissions and Fees tab. This fee will apply to courses completed in this Graduate Certificate within 2021 and the first half of 2022 allowing you to study part time. If you do not complete by mid-2022 the remainder of your subjects will be billed on a full-fee basis from second semester 2022 (including winter/spring sessions).

Entry requirements

At a minimum, all applicants must meet program-specific academic/non-academic requirements, and English language requirements. Admission to most ANU programs is on a competitive basis. Therefore, meeting all admission requirements does not automatically guarantee entry.

  • Bachelor or international equivalent with GPA 4/7; or
  • Graduate Diploma or international equivalent with a GPA 4/7; or
  • Graduate Certificate or international equivalent with a GPA 4/7; or
  • 24 units of courses in a postgraduate program a GPA of 4/7; or
  • GRE General test, completed no more than 5 years before the time of application, with a minimum score of 155 for Verbal Reasoning, 155 for Quantitative Reasoning and 4.0 in Analytical Writing and a minimum of 3 years full-time equivalent work experience at ANZSCO Skill Level 1 in a field related to the program; or
  • A minimum 5 years full-time equivalent work experience at ANZSCO Skill Level 1 in a field related to the program.

In line with the university's admissions policy and strategic plan, an assessment for admission may include competitively ranking applicants on the basis of specific academic achievement, English language proficiency and diversity factors.

Academic achievement & English language proficiency

The minimum academic requirement for full entry and enrolment is a Bachelor degree or international equivalent with a minimum GPA of 4.5/7.0.

If required, competitive ranking may further be confirmed on the basis of applicants demonstrating higher-level English language proficiency.

Further information: English Language Requirements for Admission

Diversity factors

As Australia's national university, ANU is global representative of Australian research and education. ANU endeavours to recruit and maintain a diverse and deliberate student cohort representative not only of Australia, but the world. In order to achieve these outcomes, competitive ranking of applicants may be adjusted to ensure access to ANU is a reality for brilliant students from countries across the globe.

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.

Study locations

Canberra

What you will learn

  1. Understand and be able to analyse economic policies

  2. Use economic concepts and methods to analyse key issues in international and development economics

  3. Engage with academic literature in applied economics and economic policy

Career pathways

ANU ranks among the world's very finest universities. Our nearly 100,000 alumni include political, business, government, and academic leaders around the world.

We have graduated remarkable people from every part of our continent, our region and all walks of life.

Course structure

The Graduate Certificate of International and Development Economics requires completion of 24 units which must consist of:

Completion of the following pre-sessional component;

CRWF7900 Graduate Academic and Research Skills for Public Policy

And either:

IDEC7901 Graduate Preparatory Microeconomics

IDEC7902 Graduate Preparatory Mathematical Methods

Or:

IDEC7903 Graduate Preparatory Macroeconomics

IDEC7904 Graduate Preparatory Econometrics

6 units from the following compulsory course:

IDEC8003 Issues in Development Policy

18 units from the following International Development and Economics courses:

CRWF8000 Government, Markets and Global Change

IDEC8002 Macroeconomic Analysis and Policy

IDEC8015 Mathematical Methods in Applied Economics

IDEC8016 Microeconomic Analysis and Policy

IDEC8017 Econometric Techniques

IDEC8029 Issues in Applied Microeconomics

IDEC8030 Issues in Applied Macroeconomics