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The University of Queensland (UQ)

  • 29% international / 71% domestic

Master of International Economics and Finance

  • Masters (Coursework)

Engage in a diverse range of courses and specialisations that will give you the skills required by commercial enterprises and public bodies to make financial and investment decisions spanning global markets.

Key details

Degree Type
Masters (Coursework)
2 years full-time
Course Code
5590, 082601G
Intake Months
Feb, Jul
International Fees
$40,640 per year / $81,280 total

About this course

UQ is one of only a handful of universities worldwide offering a Master of International Economics and Finance. With courses taught by leading academics specialising in the trade and finance sectors, the program will provide you with advanced knowledge of the extensive implications and opportunities arising from the process of international economic and financial integration.

Designed for students from any academic discipline, the program is founded upon a platform of microeconomics, macroeconomics and statistics, and extends to teaching you how economic principles may be applied to issues in the international economy, with electives that enable you to focus on your specific needs and interests.

The 32 unit program over two years is designed for graduates without economics training. You'll graduate with the critical skills and competencies required in commercial enterprises, financial and investment operations, government departments and development-related organisations.

Study locations

St Lucia

What you will learn

  • Learn why success in today's business economy depends on your ability to understand and respond to ever-changing international economic forces.
  • Develop specialised knowledge of the extensive implications and opportunities arising from the process of greater economic and financial integration around the world.
  • Use your skills to progress into roles across the public and private sectors in Australia and overseas, or go further and pursue a higher degree by research.
  • 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:

  • Market risk analyst
  • Compliance officer
  • Quantitative analyst
  • Pricing strategist
  • Performance analyst