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The University of Queensland (UQ)

  • 29% international / 71% domestic

Master of Economics

  • Masters (Coursework)

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
Masters (Coursework)
1.5 years full-time
Course Code
5601, 083671G
Intake Months
Feb, Jul
International Fees
$40,640 per year / $60,960 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 24 unit program is designed for economics graduates.

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 advanced knowledge in core economic principles and applications, and you'll learn about the 'hows' and 'whys' of decision-making that economists deal with every day.

During your Master of Economics program over 1.5 years you'll gain advanced training in the essentials of contemporary economics, as well as skills in a range of elective options covering areas such as environmental economics, health economics and economic development. You'll also learn high-level economic research skills.

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

Career pathways

Postgraduate study can take you anywhere. Here are some of the careers you could be on your way to:

  • Strategy and economics analyst
  • Economic policy analyst
  • Policy and research analyst
  • Quantitative behavioural strategist
  • Infrastructure and investment adviser