Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00003G

Economics influences almost every aspect of business, government and society. Policy makers and leaders in all organisations need to understand the economics interactions of global political and commercial systems, whilst considering living standards, and resource and environmental constraints. Economists provide these insights and influence decisions about how to prioritise actions and allocate resources in a continuously changing environment.

Designed for

Graduates wishing to extend their knowledge or upgrade qualifications


  • 96 credit points (equivalent to 16 units) including core units
  • a Dissertation
  • and a Major or General Program. Mandatory intensive schools may be a requirement of some units in this course. A student's program of study and credit points for completion are determined by the qualification used as the basis for admission.


  • Agricultural and resource economics
  • Economics
  • Econometrics
  • Economic development
  • Efficiency and productivity analysis

Standard entry requirements

  • Bachelor qualification with a major in a relevant or non-relevant discipline
  • Or a Graduate Diploma qualification in a relevant discipline. Relevant disciplines include but are not limited to: Agricultural Economics
  • Economics
  • Econometrics.


This program provides the opportunity, for exceptional students who complete the research component, to proceed to a doctoral program in economics and pursue an Academic/Research career.

Study pathways

Graduates may be eligible to apply for higher degree research studies. Students may be eligible for credit (advanced standing) for previously completed studies. An exit pathway is available for eligible students.

Study information

CampusFeesMid year intakeAttendance
Online Campus International: $60,192 No
  • Full-time : 2 years
  • Part-time : 6 years
UNE Armidale (main campus) International: $60,192 Yes
  • Full-time : 2 years
  • Part-time : 6 years

Fee comments

Campuses: UNE Armidale (main campus).

CSP quotas apply.

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