Duration

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

Commencing 2014

Semester 1
Semester 2

Program level

Postgraduate Coursework

Units

24

Faculty

Business, Economics & Law

Location

St Lucia

Delivery mode

Internal

Course list

View the Course list for courses that can be studied as part of the Master of International Economics and Finance.

Entry requirements

Prerequisites

Bachelor degree in any field with a GPA of at least 4.50 on a 7 point scale OR Graduate Diploma in Economics with a GPA of at least 4.50 on a 7 point scale.

Fees for Australian students

Domestic full-fee place 2014:

Indicative annual fee 2014: AUD$ 26400

Indicative annual fees are calculated on the basis of two full-time semesters only. Actual annual fees may vary in accordance with your choices of majors and electives and whether you study in Summer Semester. Tuition fees are indexed each year. The indexation rate is fixed 18 months in advance of a particular academic year thereby allowing you to plan your finances ahead of time. The University's intent is that fee rate increases will be kept to a minimum and that indexation rates will remain stable wherever possible. Since 2007, on average, the indexation rate has been 4%.

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.

Apply Online

Enquiries for Australian students

School of Economics

Email: enquiries@economics.uq.edu.au

Phone: 07 3365 6570

Duration

1.5 Years full-time

Commencing 2014

Semester 1
Semester 2

Program level

Postgraduate Coursework

Units

24

Faculty

Business, Economics & Law

Location

St Lucia

Delivery mode

Internal

Course list

View the Course list for courses that can be studied as part of the Master of International Economics and Finance.

Entry requirements

Prerequisites

Bachelor degree in any field with a GPA of at least 4.50 on a 7 point scale OR Graduate Diploma in Economics with a GPA of at least 4.50 on a 7 point scale.

CRICOS Code: 029162K

English Proficiency

IELTS overall 6.5; reading 6; writing 6; speaking 6; listening 6. View the English proficiency policy.

Fees for International students

Indicative annual fee: AUD$ 32160

Indicative annual fees are calculated on the basis of two full-time semesters only. Actual annual fees may vary in accordance with your choices of majors and electives and whether you study in Summer Semester. Tuition fees are indexed each year. The indexation rate is fixed 18 months in advance of a particular academic year thereby allowing you to plan your finances ahead of time. The University's intent is that fee rate increases will be kept to a minimum and that indexation rates will remain stable wherever possible. Since 2007, on average, the indexation rate has been 4%.

How to apply

Applications must be lodged through UQ International.

Closing Date

To commence study in semester 2 - May 31 of the year of commencement.

To commence study in semester 1 - November 30 of the previous year.

This program is eligible for Streamlined Visa Processing.

How to apply

Enquiries for International students

International Student Advisor

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

Online Enquiries: www.uq.edu.au/international/enquiry

Why study the Master of International Economics and Finance?

Globalisation is rapidly changing the scope and nature of international business and trade, and business success is highly dependent on the ability to understand and respond to economic issues and forces. Designed for students from any academic discipline, this program advances understanding of economics across business and the public sector. Students develop specialised knowledge of the extensive implications and opportunities arising from the process of international economic and financial integration. The program is founded upon a platform of microeconomics, macroeconomics and statistics, and shows how economic principles may be applied to issues in the international economy. Electives enable students to focus on their specific needs and interests. Graduates of this program possess a qualification with critical skills and competencies required in commercial enterprises; financial and investment operations; government departments; and development-related organisations. This qualification positions working professionals for advancement. Students are given the opportunity to demonstrate their understanding and skills in the Advanced program through the research option of a thesis.

What you can study

Courses

See the course list for courses that can be studied as part of the Master of International Economics and Finance.

Study options

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

How to apply

Entry requirements for Australian students

Prerequisites

Bachelor degree in any field with a GPA of at least 4.50 on a 7 point scale OR Graduate Diploma in Economics with a GPA of at least 4.50 on a 7 point scale.

Apply online

Apply online to the Master of International Economics and Finance .

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

Bachelor degree in any field with a GPA of at least 4.50 on a 7 point scale OR Graduate Diploma in Economics with a GPA of at least 4.50 on a 7 point scale.

Visa requirements

CRICOS Code: 029162K

International students must undertake this program on campus at UQ on a full time basis to be eligible to apply for an Australian student visa. Please contact UQ International.

Click here for more information on applying for a visa.

English proficiency

IELTS overall 6.5; reading 6; writing 6; speaking 6; listening 6. View the English proficiency policy.

How to apply

Applications must be lodged through UQ International.

Click here for application procedures for International students.

Closing date

To commence study in semester 2 - May 31 of the year of commencement.

To commence study in semester 1 - November 30 of the previous year.

This program is eligible for Streamlined Visa Processing.

Please check your country's category with the Department of Immigration and Border Protection.

What it costs

Fees for Australian students

Domestic full-fee place 2014:

Indicative annual fee 2014: AUD$ 26400

Indicative annual fees are calculated on the basis of two full-time semesters only. Students' actual annual fees may vary in accordance with their choices of majors and electives and whether they study in Summer Semester. The University reviews fees annually.

Fees for International students

Indicative annual fee: AUD$ 32160

Indicative annual fees are calculated on the basis of two full-time semesters only. Actual annual fees may vary in accordance with your choices of majors and electives and whether you study in Summer Semester. Tuition fees are indexed each year. The indexation rate is fixed 18 months in advance of a particular academic year thereby allowing you to plan your finances ahead of time. The University's intent is that fee rate increases will be kept to a minimum and that indexation rates will remain stable wherever possible. Since 2007 the indexation rate has remained at or less than 4%.

To calculate the fees for any program, you will first need to choose the courses you wish to complete. To see all courses available please refer to the course list.

Fees calculator

Select the Fees Calculator to guide you through a series of options allowing you to select details of courses you are interested in studying to estimate your fees for a semester.

Fee rules

View the 2014 Fee Rules.

What you can do with a Master of International Economics and Finance

Careers

Employment opportunities exist in the finance and banking industry, government, consultancy firms, and stockbroking and research organisations.

Professional memberships

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

  • Economic Society of Australia

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 International Economics and Finance

To complete the Master of International Economics and Finance, 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.

A student is required to obtain #24 from the MIntEcon&F List comprising -

  • #16 from Part A; and
  • #8 from Part B.
If exemptions apply for Part A courses, students are to undertake electives from Part B. With Head of School approval, a student may include #2 for any level 3 ECON or level 7 course towards Part B. Refer to the MIntEcon&F rules for further information.

See the course list for courses that can be studied as part of the Master of International Economics and Finance.

Program Rules for the Master of International Economics and Finance