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The Master of Natural Resource Economics is no longer available.

Duration

1.5 Years full-time (or part-time equivalent)

Commencing 2013

Semester 1
Semester 2

Program level

Postgraduate Coursework

Units

24

Faculty

Science

Location

St Lucia

Delivery mode

Internal

Course list

View the Course list for courses that can be studied as part of the Master of Natural Resource Economics.

Entry requirements

Prerequisites

A student must hold -
(a) a graduate diploma in natural resource economics from this university; or
(b) a bachelor's degree in any field.

Fees for Australian students

Current UQ students can use the Fee Calculator to estimate their fees. Note: You will need to specify the courses for which you want to calculate fees. Please see the course list if you are unsure which courses you can do in your program.

When you enrol each semester, mySI-net will calculate your fees, and these will generally be available for viewing on mySI-net overnight.

Fees for all students are reviewed annually and may increase from 1 January each year. View the 2013 Fee Rules.

If you are a prospective student, or if you haven't yet commenced your program, please see the Future Students website for fee information.

Enquiries for Australian students

Faculty of Science

Email: science.enquiries@uq.edu.au

Phone: 07 5460 1276 or 1800 642 093 (Freecall)

Web:

Duration

1.5 Years full-time

Commencing 2013

Semester 1
Semester 2

Program level

Postgraduate Coursework

Units

24

Faculty

Science

Location

St Lucia

Delivery mode

Internal

Course list

View the Course list for courses that can be studied as part of the Master of Natural Resource Economics.

Entry requirements

Prerequisites

A student must hold -
(a) a graduate diploma in natural resource economics from this university; or
(b) a bachelor's degree in any field.

CRICOS Code: 030143C

English Proficiency

IELTS overall 6.5; writing 6 (or comparable English language proficiency as per University policy). view the English proficiency policy.

Fees for International students

Current UQ students can use the Fee Calculator to estimate their fees. Note: You will need to specify the courses for which you want to calculate fees. Please see the course list if you are unsure which courses you can do in your program.

When you enrol each semester, mySI-net will calculate your fees, and these will generally be available for viewing on mySI-net overnight.

Fees for all students are reviewed annually and may increase from 1 January each year. View the 2013 Fee Rules.

If you are a prospective student, or if you haven't yet commenced your program, please see the Future Students website for fee information.

How to apply

Applications must be lodged via the UQ International.

Closing Date

To commence study in semester 1 - November 15 of the previous year for Category 1 and 2 countries; October 15 of the previous year for Category 3 and 4 countries.

To commence study in semester 2 - May 15 of the same year for Category 1 and 2 countries; April 15 of the same year for Category 3 and 4 countries.

How to apply

Enquiries for International students

International Student Advisor

Phone: Outside Australia: + 61 3 8676 7004
Within Australia (Free Call): 1800 671 980

Web:

Enquire online

Why study the Master of Natural Resource Economics?

Natural resource economics is the study of using, consuming and protecting resources in the specialist fields of primary production and natural environment. Students gain a thorough grounding in the theory and application of agricultural and natural resource economics, and advance their analytical skills in a specialised field. Graduates have the ability to locate, interpret, integrate and apply knowledge from different disciplinary fields. The program trains students to effectively define an issue; analyse that issue; develop solutions or approaches to addressing the issue; and present an appropriate report.

What you can study

Courses

See the course list for courses that can be studied as part of the Master of Natural Resource Economics.

Study options

Graduates will have the opportunity to progress to the following programs:

How to apply

Entry requirements for Australian students

Prerequisites

A student must hold -
(a) a graduate diploma in natural resource economics from this university; or
(b) a bachelor's degree in any field.

How to apply

Apply Online

Closing date

To commence study in semester 1 - January 31 of the year of commencement.

To commence study in semester 2 - June 30 of the year of commencement.

Entry requirements for International students

Prerequisites

A student must hold -
(a) a graduate diploma in natural resource economics from this university; or
(b) a bachelor's degree in any field.

Visa requirements

CRICOS Code: 030143C

English proficiency

IELTS overall 6.5; writing 6 (or comparable English language proficiency as per University policy). View the English proficiency policy.

How to apply

Applications must be lodged via the UQ International.

Click here for application procedures for International students.

Closing date

To commence study in semester 1 - November 15 of the previous year for Category 1 and 2 countries; October 15 of the previous year for Category 3 and 4 countries.

To commence study in semester 2 - May 15 of the same year for Category 1 and 2 countries; April 15 of the same year for Category 3 and 4 countries.

What it costs

Fees for Australian students

Current UQ students can use the Fee Calculator to estimate their fees. Note: You will need to specify the courses for which you want to calculate fees. Please see the course list if you are unsure which courses you can do in your program.

When you enrol each semester, mySI-net will calculate your fees, and these will generally be available for viewing on mySI-net overnight.

Fees for all students are reviewed annually and may increase from 1 January each year. View the 2013 Fee Rules.

If you are a prospective student, or if you haven't yet commenced your program, please see the Future Students website for fee information.

Fees for International students

Current UQ students can use the Fee Calculator to estimate their fees. Note: You will need to specify the courses for which you want to calculate fees. Please see the course list if you are unsure which courses you can do in your program.

When you enrol each semester, mySI-net will calculate your fees, and these will generally be available for viewing on mySI-net overnight.

Fees for all students are reviewed annually and may increase from 1 January each year. View the 2013 Fee Rules.

If you are a prospective student, or if you haven't yet commenced your program, please see the Future Students website for fee information.

What you can do with a Master of Natural Resource Economics

Careers

Graduates find employment as:

  • Economic advisors and consultants in private business and finance organisations in Australia and internationally;
  • Public sector managers and policy analysts of the use and management of natural resources; and
  • Planners and research officers formulating and evaluating economic policy with government and commercial agencies, both in Australia and overseas.

Professional memberships

Graduates may be eligible for membership with the following professional bodies:

  • Australian Institute of Agricultural Science and Technology

While this degree may be accredited by an official industry accreditation body in Australia, completion of the degree may not result in graduates receiving automatic accreditation. Please contact the relevant registration body for details of any conditions for accreditation.

Program Rules and Requirements

To complete the Master of Natural Resource Economics

To complete the Master of Natural Resource Economics, a student must complete a requisite number of courses chosen from the course list and according to the Rules for the program.

Students should be aware of the University of Queensland rules, particularly the General Award Rules, which govern the conduct of UQ programs. Students will find a link to the General Award Rules, and other University rules, on the University Rules page.

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See the course list for courses that can be studied as part of the Master of Natural Resource Economics.

Program Rules for the Master of Natural Resource Economics

Early exit points

Based upon course selection, students may be able to exit this award with the: