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The University of Queensland (UQ)

  • 29% international / 71% domestic

Masters of International Economics and Finance / Commerce

  • Masters (Coursework)

Gain the skills required to make financial and investment decisions spanning global markets, while developing specialist knowledge in applied finance, professional accounting and information systems.

Key details

Degree Type
Masters (Coursework)
2 years full-time
Course Code
5694, 096592K
Intake Months
Feb, Jul
International Fees
$43,360 per year / $86,720 total

About this course

This dual degree program will increase your understanding of the significant role played by financial markets and institutions in the world economy as you also focus on the key concepts of commerce today.

The international economics and finance component of 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 concentrate on your specific needs and interests.

During your commerce study, you'll have the opportunity to undertake two fields of study or additional research electives, which may provide a pathway to higher degrees by research. You'll also benefit from UQ's ranking of 43rd in the world for accounting and finance education*, a distinction reflected in the quality of course material and contemporary learning environment where you have access to the state-of-the-art Bloomberg Trading Room and can participate in the Student Managed Investment Fund.

Study locations

St Lucia

What you will learn

  • Learn why success in today's business economy depends on your ability to interpret and respond to ever-changing international economic forces.
  • Acquire specialised knowledge of the extensive implications and opportunities arising from the process of greater economic and financial integration around the world.
  • Build your theoretical and technical know-how of the financial services industry by obtaining a greater understanding of finance while advancing your management skills.
  • Gain qualifications in commerce that are recognised by employers worldwide and will elevate you to the next level of your career.

Career pathways

Postgraduate study can take you anywhere. Depending on which field you choose, here are some of the careers you could be on your way to:

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