Course Description

The Master of Economics provides you with the training and knowledge for a wide range of careers and focuses on advanced coursework in economics and data analysis – critical skills in today’s workforce.

Designed to be relevant to new graduates as well as professionals seeking further training in economics for career progression or a career change, the Master of Economics encourages you to apply your training in practical ways to address major challenges in business and policy.

The Master of Economics is also offered as a dual degree pathway in partnership with Fudan University. To learn more about the pathway including its specific entry requirements, please see further below.

Why study with us?

The Master of Economics at Sydney is the preferred professional development qualification for many employers.

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

We offer evening classes to accommodate part-time students and professionals.

Tuition Fees

Commonwealth Supported Place (CSP): $10,958 total course cost.
International Students: $46,500 per year full-time


1 - 2 years full time,

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: 083950M
University of Sydney (USYD) Code: MAECONOM7000

Entry Requirements