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.