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The University of Queensland (UQ)

  • 29% international / 71% domestic

Master of Advanced Economics

  • Masters (Coursework)

Benefit from world-class, high-level training in formal techniques of economic analysis and econometrics to fast-track your career.

Key details

Degree Type
Masters (Coursework)
1.5 years full-time
Course Code
5657, 092450A
Intake Months
International Fees
$40,640 per year / $60,960 total

About this course

Consider your internationally recognised master's qualification in economics an investment in long-term career success.

Across 24 units, you'll study courses influenced by the latest economic research and be taught by world-class academic staff who will ensure you receive a quality education in advanced economics.

If you want to demonstrate your ability to apply economic techniques, enrol in this extended version and undertake a research thesis over a semester.

Courses include: advanced econometric theory, research thesis, quantitative skills for economics and microeconomics A. There's also macroeconomics A and B, computational methods in economics and advanced micro-econometrics.

This program is often taken as a pathway to PhD studies at UQ. It's also suitable as a standalone credential for those who want to fast-track their careers as economists in sectors that do not require a doctorate.

Study locations

St Lucia

What you will learn

  • Achieve the qualification you need to take on even greater levels of study.
  • Increase your analytical abilities, critical thinking and logic, which are sought after by employers wanting the most accomplished candidates.
  • Learn cutting-edge techniques of economic analysis and econometrics at a level similar to the first year in a US PhD program.