Duration

1 Year full-time

Commencing 2017

Semester 1

Program level

Postgraduate Coursework

Units

16

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 Advanced Economics.

Entry requirements

Prerequisites

To enrol in the program, a person must hold a relevant bachelor honours degree or equivalent as approved by the executive dean; or a relevant postgraduate degree in economics or cognate discipline; and satisfy the Executive Dean that, based on the academic record, the person is suitably qualified for admission.

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 - October 31 of the previous year.

Apply Online

Enquiries for Australian students

School of Economics

Email: enquiries@economics.uq.edu.au

Phone: 07 3365 6570

Web: https://economics.uq.edu.au/phd-and-research-masters-programs

Duration

1 Year full-time

Commencing 2017

Semester 1

Program level

Postgraduate Coursework

Units

16

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 Advanced Economics.

Entry requirements

Prerequisites

To enrol in the program, a person must hold a relevant bachelor honours degree or equivalent as approved by the executive dean; or a relevant postgraduate degree in economics or cognate discipline; and satisfy the Executive Dean that, based on the academic record, the person is suitably qualified for admission.

CRICOS Code: 092449E

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 Online Application Form.

Closing Date

To commence study in Semester 1 - October 31 of the previous year.

Apply Online

Enquiries for International students

International Student Advisor

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

Web: https://economics.uq.edu.au/phd-and-research-masters-programs

Enquire online

Why study the Master of Advanced Economics?

The Master of Advanced Economics degree forms part of the School of Economics PhD program requirements. Upon successful completion of this coursework degree, candidates embark on the second year of coursework in the PhD degree followed by 2-3 years of dissertation research.

The PhD program of the School of Economics is an umbrella for a one-year Masters degree and a 3-4 year PhD degree. Incoming students are accepted into the Master of Advanced Economics (MAdvEcon) degree, in which the first year of coursework is undertaken. Successful completion of the MAdvEcon with a Grade Point Average (GPA) of 5.5 or higher on the 7-point UQ scale then allows students to enrol into the PhD degree. Within the PhD degree, students take the second year of coursework before embarking on the completion of their thesis over the subsequent 2-3 years.

Please note, the Master of Advanced Economics degrees (16 and 24 units) are only available to students pursuing a PhD with the School of Economics. Applicants wishing to undertake a coursework Masters program should consider the alternative degrees offered in the School of Economics suite of programs.

What you can study

Courses

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

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 in the program, a person must hold a relevant bachelor honours degree or equivalent as approved by the executive dean; or a relevant postgraduate degree in economics or cognate discipline; and satisfy the Executive Dean that, based on the academic record, the person is suitably qualified for admission.

How to Apply

Applications must be lodged via the Online Application Form.

Apply Online

Closing date

To commence study in Semester 1 - October 31 of the previous year.

Entry requirements for International students

Prerequisites

To enrol in the program, a person must hold a relevant bachelor honours degree or equivalent as approved by the executive dean; or a relevant postgraduate degree in economics or cognate discipline; and satisfy the Executive Dean that, based on the academic record, the person is suitably qualified for admission.

Visa requirements

CRICOS Code: 092449E

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 Online Application Form.

Apply Online

Closing date

To commence study in Semester 1 - October 31 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 Advanced Economics

Careers

Graduates can expect to find work in government agencies, at the local, state and federal level. They may also find employment in the private sector, including banks, consultancy companies, utilities, international agencies, insurance companies and the finance industry.

Program Rules and Requirements

To complete the Master of Advanced Economics

To complete the Master of Advanced 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.

To complete the program, a student must complete all 16 units from the MAdvEcon (16 unit) list.

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

Program Rules for the Master of Advanced Economics

Early exit points

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