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The University of Queensland (UQ)

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Graduate Diploma in Economics

  • Graduate Diploma

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

Key details

Degree Type
Graduate Diploma
1 year full-time
Course Code
5077, 008579C
Intake Months
Feb, Jul
International Fees
$40,640 per year / $40,640 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 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.

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 School of Economics is consistently ranked in the top 5 percent of research-intensive economic departments in the world. Source: Research Papers in Economics