Master of Advanced Economics
Campus North Terrace Campus
Degree Type Masters by Coursework
Duration 1.5 years full-time or part-time equiv.
SATAC Code 3CM195
The program includes a firm grounding in the core subjects of the field; offers electives in a number of economic subjects; and introduces students to academic research through a master's thesis under the supervision of an experienced academic.
It also offers a sound preparation and direct pathway into research-based programs such as the Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) or the Master of Philosophy (M.Phil) in Economics.
Diamond Jubilee Bursary
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I am a:
SATAC Code 3CM195 Mid-year entry Subject to availability Intake February Enquiries Ask AdelaideGraduate entry only
A completed bachelor degree in Economics or equivalent with a GPA of at least 5.5
grades of credit or higher in Intermediate Microeconomics, Intermediate Macroeconomics and Intermediate Econometrics courses
approval of the Postgraduate Coursework Program Coordinator.
Alternative pathway: Students may enter this degree from the Master of Applied Economics.SATAC Code: 3CM195
CRICOS 092239D Intake February
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
Academic Entry Requirements
Tertiary Qualifications A completed Bachelor degree in Economics with a GPA of at least 5.5 or equivalent, and grades of credit or higher in Intermediate Microeconomics, Intermediate Macroeconomics and Intermediate Econometrics, and approval of the Postgraduate Coursework Program Coordinator.
Alternative Pathway: Students may enter this degree from the Master of Applied Economics.
Fees and Scholarships
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Annual tuition feesAustralian Full-fee place: $28,000
Annual tuition fees International student place: $38,500
These scholarships, as well as many others funded by industry and non-profit organisations, are available to potential and currently enrolled students.
Academic, Banker, Consultant, Data Analyst, Policy Adviser, Econometrician, Economic Researcher, Economist, Public Servant
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Degree StructureThis master's degree is a 36-unit program of study.
- Students take 24 units of core courses including four 3-unit courses and a 12-unit dissertation (the dissertation providing the capstone experience).
- Students also choose 12 units of elective courses.
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 7086: Advanced Macroeconomics V or ECON 7122: Macroeconomics IV
ECON 7087: Advanced Microeconomic Theory V or ECON 7121: Microeconomic Theory IV
ECON 7202: Advanced Econometrics V or ECON 7204: Econometrics IV
ECON 7109: Economics Minor Research Project
ECON 7230: Economics Dissertation (12 units)
Electives Four courses not previously taken, chosen from the following:
ECON 7067: Economic Development IV
ECON 7086: Advanced Macroeconomics V
ECON 7087: Advanced Microeconomic Theory V
ECON 7100: International Finance IV
ECON 7102: International Trade IV
ECON 7115: Public Economics IV
ECON 7121: Microeconomic Theory IV
ECON 7122: Macroeconomics IV
ECON 7202: Advanced Econometrics V
ECON 7204: Econometrics IV
ECON 7223: Advanced Time Series Econometrics IV
ECON 7220: Challenges Facing Economic Policy Makers
AssessmentAssessment 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. Students must also write a dissertation which will include an oral defence.
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Last updated: Thursday, 26 Oct 2017