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Master of Advanced Economics

Program code: 5656
CRICOS code: 092449E

Delivery location

St Lucia

Duration

1 Year full-time

Commencing

Semester 1 (05 Feb, 2018)

Why study the Master of Advanced Economics

The Master of Advanced Economics degree forms part of the School of Economics PhD program requirements. Upon successful completion of this coursework degree, candidates embark on the second year of coursework in the PhD degree followed by 2-3 years of dissertation research.

The PhD program of the School of Economics is an umbrella for a one-year Masters degree and a 3-4 year PhD degree. Incoming students are accepted into the Master of Advanced Economics (MAdvEcon) degree, in which the first year of coursework is undertaken. Successful completion of the MAdvEcon with a Grade Point Average (GPA) of 5.5 or higher on the 7-point UQ scale then allows students to enrol into the PhD degree. Within the PhD degree, students take the second year of coursework before embarking on the completion of their thesis over the subsequent 2-3 years.

Please note, the Master of Advanced Economics degrees (16 and 24 units) are only available to students pursuing a PhD with the School of Economics. Applicants wishing to undertake a coursework Masters program should consider the alternative degrees offered in the School of Economics suite of programs.

Summary

  • Program code
    5656
  • Faculty
  • Duration
    1 Year full-time
  • Commencing
    Semester 1 (05 Feb, 2018)
  • Program level
    Postgraduate Coursework
  • Units
    16
  • Delivery location
    St Lucia
  • AQF
    Level 9
  • CRICOS code
    092449E

Entry requirements

Prerequisites

To enrol in the program, a person must hold a relevant bachelor honours degree or equivalent as approved by the executive dean; or a relevant postgraduate degree in economics or cognate discipline; and satisfy the Executive Dean that, based on the academic record, the person is suitably qualified for admission.

English Proficiency

IELTS overall 6.5; reading 6; writing 6; speaking 6; listening 6. For other English Language Proficiency Tests and Scores approved for UQ, view the English proficiency policy.

Visa requirements

International students who are accepted into full-time study in the Master of Advanced Economics are eligible to apply for an Australian student visa.

The Australian Government has simplified the visa application process. Now, all international students apply for the Student Visa (subclass 500).

There are a number of requirements you must satisfy before a visa is granted. Find out more about the visa application process.

Program structure

Courses

The courses offered in the Master of Advanced Economics are set out in the course list. Each course is allocated a certain number of units (#).

Courses Program Rules

The Program Rules explain what is required to complete the Master of Advanced Economics. These requirements include the total number of units you need to complete in order to graduate.

Program Rules

To have your degree conferred, you also need to comply with UQ’s policies and rules.

Early exit points

Depending on your choice of courses, it might be possible to withdraw from the Master of Advanced Economics at an early exit point and graduate with one of the following awards:

Further study options

Graduates of the Master of Advanced Economics have the opportunity to progress into the following programs:

Programs and Courses

If you're a current student who has already commenced study at UQ, refer to Programs and Courses in my.UQ for full information about your program structure, rules and requirements.

Financial aid

As an international student, you might be eligible for financial aid – either from your home country, or from the Australian Government.

Find out more about financial aid, including scholarships and financial aid programs.

Indicative annual fee

AUD $36,688
Indicative fee 2018

The "indicative annual fee" is the cost of enrolling in the Master of Advanced Economics for the 2018 academic year. It is calculated based on a standard full-time study load.

A standard full-time study load is 16 units per academic year.

If you enrol in a larger or smaller study load, your fees will be calculated on a proportionate basis.

All fees are reviewed annually.

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Scholarships

International students are eligible to apply for a number of scholarships and prizes. These may be offered by the University, the Australian Government, foreign governments, or private organisations.

Many scholarships have specific eligibility criteria and are very competitive. More information, including information about how to apply, is available on the Scholarships website.

Applying online

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All international student applications for the Master of Advanced Economics can be lodged directly to UQ using our online application form or through an approved UQ agent in your country.

The program code for the Master of Advanced Economics is 5656. You'll need this when applying.

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Important dates

There are a number of dates and deadlines you need to meet when applying for postgraduate study.

The closing date for the Master of Advanced Economics is:

  • To commence study in Semester 1 - October 31 of the previous year.

A full list of dates relevant to UQ students is available on the Student Matters Calendar.

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