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 program suits graduates without an economics background who want to learn economic analysis skills.
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 cover foundation courses in microeconomics and macroeconomics, mathematical techniques and statistics. You'll learn about the 'hows' and 'whys' of decision-making that economists deal with every day.
During your Graduate Diploma in Economics program over one year you'll choose from a range of elective options covering areas such as environmental economics, health economics and economic development. This qualification can also be a pathway to an economics master's (32 unit) program.