Master of Economics

University of Queensland - UQ

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Masters Degree
2.0 years Full-Time
(or Part-Time equivalent)
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Course Description

Interested in pursuing a career in economics? The Master of Economics teaches all the knowledge and skills expected of a professional economist, whether you're aiming to work in business, government, finance, or beyond.

This two-year program is designed for those with a bachelor's degree in any discipline; a Graduate Certificate in Economic Studies from UQ; or a Graduate Diploma in Economics from UQ.

Receive comprehensive training in core and advanced-level economic courses. You can also choose from a range of electives to specialise in fields such as environmental economics, health economics, and economic development.

Benefit from a program that emphasises understanding and practical application as key approaches to addressing economic problems. You will develop strong skills in research, analysis, and critical- and logical-thinking.

Undertake an optional thesis in your final year to sharpen the skills required for a professional career in economics research, whether in industry or academia. You will participate in all aspects of defining and developing your chosen research topic.

Investment banking
Senior consulting
Financial analysis
Government economic policy

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In your final year you'll have the option of writing a thesis on an original topic. This will not only further your expertise and skills in critica...

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