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

This program is an excellent means of obtaining advanced-level qualifications in the disciplines of Economics, Agricultural and Resource Economics and Econometrics which are all areas of research and teaching strength at UNE. The program can be studied on a full-time basis over two years, or by part-time or distance education for up to six years. This is a flexible program that can be pursued through a combination of coursework and independent research so that students can develop research skills and expertise that are relevant to their work and career goals.

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
UNE Armidale (main campus) International: $60,192 Yes
  • Full-time : 2 years
  • Part-time : 4 years
  • Online/Off-campus : 4 years

Fee comments

Campuses: UNE Armidale (main campus).

CSP quotas apply.

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