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Graduate Certificate in Applied Economics

Degree Type Graduate Certificate

Duration 6 months full-time or part-time equiv.

SATAC Code 3GC079

CRICOS 092237F

Economics is everywhere; in the everyday lives of individuals, in the news, in policies and plans of governments, in the choices and decisions of individual traders as well as international conglomerates. A clear understanding of core ideas and concepts of Economics provides excellent analytical tools and skills applicable to many fields and careers.

The Graduate Certificate in Applied Economics is ideal for graduates from other disciplines who want to incorporate fundamental skills and ideas from Economics in their own fields or want to explore a new and exciting subject to study.
  • Entry Requirements

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    SATAC Code 3GC079
    Intake February and July
    Enquiries Ask Adelaide
    Selection Criteria
    Graduate entry only

    How to Apply
    SATAC Code: 3GC079

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    CRICOS 092237F
    Intake February and July
    Selection Criteria
    English Language Requirements
    Australian Year 12 Successful completion of an Australian year 12 qualification with a minimum pass in an accepted English language subject
    English Tests accepted by the University of Adelaide
    IELTS Overall 6.5 Reading 6 Listening 6 Speaking 6 Writing 6
    TOEFL Overall 79 Reading 13 Listening 13 Speaking 18 Writing 21
    Pearsons Overall 58 Reading 50 Listening 50 Speaking 50 Writing 50
    Cambridge Overall 176 Reading 169 Listening 169 Speaking 169 Writing 169
    Qualifications that meet minimum English requirements A range of alternative qualifications may meet the University’s minimum English requirements
    Minimum Academic Entry Requirements
    Tertiary Qualifications Australian Bachelor degree or equivalent with a minimum GPA of 4.5
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  • Fees and Scholarships

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    Tuition fees
    Australian Full-fee place: $14,000 for 6 months

    International applicants

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    Tuition fee International student place: $19,250 for 6 months

    Scholarships

    These scholarships, as well as many others funded by industry and non-profit organisations, are available to potential and currently enrolled students.

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  • Careers

    Potential careers

    Analyst, Non Government Organisation Worker, Consultant, Policy Adviser, Political Adviser, Public Servant, International Development Worker, International Trade or Business Analyst

  • Global Learning

    A Global Learning Experience is an integral component to your academic journey at The University of Adelaide. The university is committed to offering its students the opportunity to study overseas through a range of degrees offered via the Global Learning Office, including student exchange, study tours, short study degrees, internships and placements. There are many exciting opportunities in Europe, Asia, the Americas, Africa, and Oceania ranging from a few weeks to a full academic year.

    To find Global Learning opportunities available in your study area click Global Experiences.

  • Degree Structure
    This Graduate Certificate is a 12 unit program of study.  Students take three core courses and choose one elective course.

    Academic Program Rules

    The Calendar is a comprehensive handbook of the University's academic program rules.

    You can find the academic program rules for this program under the Faculty of the Professions rules.

    Example Study Plan

    Indicative study plan
    Core Courses ECON 7051 Intermediate Econometrics IID

    plus two courses from the following:
    ECON 7222 Economics for Public Policy
    ECON 7011 Intermediate Microeconomics IID
    ECON 7071 Intermediate Macroeconomics IID
    Electives One course not already taken from the following:
    ECON 7011 Intermediate Microeconomics IID
    ECON 7036 International Trade and Investment Policy IID
    ECON 7052 East Asian Economies IID
    ECON 7071 Intermediate Macroeconomics IID
    ECON 7221 The Economics of Climate Change
    ECON 7222 Economics for Public Policy
    ECON 7228 Thinking Strategically IID
    Note:  With permission of the Program Coordinator an elective course to the value of 3 units may be chosen from other postgraduate coursework programs offered by the School of Economics

    Assessment

    Assessment is based on a range of methods. Typical examples of those methods include examinations, tests, individual or group assignments, projects, presentations, online quizzes, and tutorial work.
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Last updated: Tuesday, 15 Aug 2017

 

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