Duration

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

Commencing 2017

Semester 1
Semester 2

Program level

Postgraduate Coursework

Units

32

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 Applied Econometrics.

Entry requirements

Prerequisites

To enrol a person must hold -

  • an approved Bachelor degree containing at least four courses in any three of the following areas: microeconomics, macroeconomics, statistics and mathematics with a GPA of 5.5; or
  • an approved degree or equivalent in the discipline of mathematics or statistics with a GPA of 5.5 and have completed at least three years full-time (or equivalent) professional work experience in the field of economics, approved by the executive dean; or
  • the graduate certificate in economic studies from this university with a GPA of 5.5.

AQF level

AQF level 9

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 2017 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 Online Application Form.

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

Web:

Duration

2 Years full-time

Commencing 2017

Semester 1
Semester 2

Program level

Postgraduate Coursework

Units

32

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 Applied Econometrics.

Entry requirements

Prerequisites

To enrol a person must hold -

  • an approved Bachelor degree containing at least four courses in any three of the following areas: microeconomics, macroeconomics, statistics and mathematics with a GPA of 5.5; or
  • an approved degree or equivalent in the discipline of mathematics or statistics with a GPA of 5.5 and have completed at least three years full-time (or equivalent) professional work experience in the field of economics, approved by the executive dean; or
  • the graduate certificate in economic studies from this university with a GPA of 5.5.

CRICOS Code: 089169F

English Proficiency

IELTS overall 6.5; reading 6; writing 6; speaking 6; listening 6. For other English Language Proficiency Tests and Scores approved for UQ, view the English proficiency policy.

AQF level

AQF level 9

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 2017 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 Admissions Office.

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.

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 Applied Econometrics?

The Master of Applied Econometrics is designed to strengthen and extend knowledge in the area of econometrics of students with an introductory level of economics knowledge gained from undergraduate study. Students or working professionals seeking to strengthen their quantitative skills and to specialise in econometrics will develop a high level of proficiency in econometrics.

To obtain a higher qualification in economics with a special focus on econometrics is a career investment. Advanced quantitative skills, analytical ability, critical thinking and logic are highly valued commodities, and graduates of this program will have the ability to succeed in a dynamic and an increasingly competitive environment. Courses develop knowledge in core quantitative skills and econometric methods used in diverse areas in economics and finance including; macroeconomics; quantitative finance; environmental and natural resource management; health; public sector management; business and economic modelling.

What you can study

Courses

See the course list for courses that can be studied as part of the Master of Applied Econometrics.

Click on the course code to view the Course Profile, for further information including advice of courses with shared teaching activities. Refer also to PPL 3.20.02 Course and Program Design - Procedures.

Study options

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

How to apply

Entry requirements for Australian students

Prerequisites

To enrol a person must hold -

  • an approved Bachelor degree containing at least four courses in any three of the following areas: microeconomics, macroeconomics, statistics and mathematics with a GPA of 5.5; or
  • an approved degree or equivalent in the discipline of mathematics or statistics with a GPA of 5.5 and have completed at least three years full-time (or equivalent) professional work experience in the field of economics, approved by the executive dean; or
  • the graduate certificate in economic studies from this university with a GPA of 5.5.

How to Apply

Applications must be lodged via the Online Application Form.

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

To enrol a person must hold -

  • an approved Bachelor degree containing at least four courses in any three of the following areas: microeconomics, macroeconomics, statistics and mathematics with a GPA of 5.5; or
  • an approved degree or equivalent in the discipline of mathematics or statistics with a GPA of 5.5 and have completed at least three years full-time (or equivalent) professional work experience in the field of economics, approved by the executive dean; or
  • the graduate certificate in economic studies from this university with a GPA of 5.5.

Visa requirements

CRICOS Code: 089169F

English proficiency

IELTS overall 6.5; reading 6; writing 6; speaking 6; listening 6. For other English Language Proficiency Tests and Scores approved for UQ, View the English proficiency policy.

How to apply

Applications must be lodged via the UQ International Admissions Office.

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.

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 2017 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 2017 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 Applied Econometrics

Careers

Quantitative skills are in high demand in both the corporate world and the public sector. Graduates may find employment in the following areas:

  • The financial sector (banks, insurance and finance companies, stockbrokers)
  • Consulting firms (evaluating management systems, exploring economic trends)
  • Marketing and retailing (market research, logistics, quantitative business analysis)
  • The manufacturing sector (benchmarking, productivity measurement, quality control)
  • Academia

Program Rules and Requirements

To complete the Master of Applied Econometrics

To complete the Master of Applied Econometrics, 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.

To complete the program, a student must complete 32 units from the MAppEmet course list comprising -

    (a) 16 units from part A of the list; and
    (b) at least 8 units from part B of the list; and
    (c) no more than 8 units from part C of the list

If exemptions apply for Part A courses, students are to undertake electives from Part B or Part C. With Head of School approval, a student may include 2 units for any level 3 ECON or level 7 course towards part B or C. Refer to the MAppEmet rules for further information.

See the course list for courses that can be studied as part of the Master of Applied Econometrics.

Program Rules for the Master of Applied Econometrics