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The University of Queensland (UQ)

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Graduate Certificate in Economics

  • Graduate Certificate

Invest in your career success with future-focussed study that provides you with the high-level analytical and decision-making skills sought after by employers in today's job market.

Key details

Degree Type
Graduate Certificate
0.5 year full-time
Course Code
5010, 008572K
Intake Months
Feb, Jul
International Fees
$20,320 per year / $20,320 total

About this course

Higher level study in economics at UQ will develop your analytical ability, critical thinking and logic - all key decision-making skills that can contribute to greater career outcomes. This qualification provides economics training and allows you to build on the knowledge of economic concepts gained in your undergraduate degree, opening the possibility to undertake further study in an economics master's (24 unit) program.

UQ's programs are influenced by the latest economic research and taught by world-class academic staff, so you can be sure of receiving the highest quality education. Your studies will include courses that deliver knowledge in consumer and firm behaviour, the macroeconomy and econometrics while electives cover areas such as environmental economics, health economics and economic development.

During your Graduate Certificate in Economics program over half a year, you'll learn also learn about the 'hows' and 'whys' of decision-making that economists deal with every day.

Study locations

St Lucia

What you will learn

  • Discover new learning experiences in a modern economics program that's engaging, interactive and always rewarding.
  • Take advantage of the many resources available through UQ and its School of Economics to guide you through your studies.
  • Graduate with the abilities you need to succeed in a dynamic and increasingly competitive world.
  • UQ's School of Economics is consistently ranked in the top 5 percent of research-intensive economic departments in the world. Source: Research Papers in Economics