Course Description

Designed for professionals seeking either general or specific economic training for promotion or career change, the Graduate Diploma in Economics provides you with a toolkit to apply to real-life problem solving.

With a combination of core and foundation study as well as elective and research project units, this course suits both graduates of economics and those with no prior economics training.

Why study with us?
The Economics degree at Sydney is the preferred professional development qualifications for many employers.

With a combination of industry-relevant training and academic rigour, the course is a benchmark for high-end postgraduate economics training in Australia.

Every effort, ie evening teaching times and lecture recordings, is made to make this program accessible to professionals and part-time students.

Tuition Fees

Australian Fee Paying (AFP): $32,000 total course cost.
International Students: $43,000 per year full-time

Starting dates

March, July

Graduate Rating

Graduates of Business & Management postgraduate courses at University of Sydney (USYD) rated their degrees as follows:

Teaching quality: 71.7% (national average 66.7%)
Improved skills: 82.6% (national average 80.6%)
Overall satisfaction: 83.5% (national average 83.0%)

The ratings above refer to the proportion of surveyed graduates who agreed with the statement about their postgraduate degree from University of Sydney (USYD). You can find out more about these results here.

Employment Outcomes

Graduates of Business & Management postgraduate courses at University of Sydney (USYD) had the following employment outcomes:

Employed full time: 88.6% (national average 89.6%)
Studying full time: 4.2% (national average 5.2%)
Median full time salary: $100,000 (national average $102,000)

You can find out more about employment outcome results here.

Course codes

CRICOS Code: 053965G
University of Sydney (USYD) Code: GNECONOM5000