Master of Applied Econometrics

University of Queensland, The (UQ)

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00025B; 00091C (ICTE)

The exponential increase of big data has highlighted the challenges that governments and organisations face with interpreting data. This program will build your expertise in the application of statistical methods to economic data, so you can provide quantitative insights, predict change and inform decision-making. You will work on projects that reflect the work of econometricians to develop advanced qualitative skills and abilities in critical thinking and logic. You will build your confidence through case studies, problem sets and portfolio management to propose viable solutions for complex data problems. Experience flexible, engaging, and interactive teaching through a blended learning approach of online activities, workshops and face-to-face contact with staff and peers. You’ll graduate with the skills and knowledge to succeed in a wide variety of economics and finance-related fields, including macroeconomics, quantitative finance, environmental and natural resource management, health, public sector management, business and economic modelling.


Complete 32 units for either of the following: 32 units for MAppEmet - 2 year duration, or 32 units for MAppEmet - 1.5 year duration (24 units of study and 8 units for prior study)

Standard entry requirements

2-year degree (32 units of study) To be eligible to complete the degree in 2 years full-time (only available as full-time study), you'll need: a bachelor's degree (or equivalent) in any discipline, or a Graduate Certificate in Economic Studies from UQ, or a Graduate Diploma in Economics from UQ. You must have a grade point average (GPA) of 4.5 on a 7-point scale in your previous qualification. 1.5-year degree (24 units of study) If you have relevant prior learning or experience, you can reduce the number of courses you need to complete and graduate in less time. To be eligible to complete the degree in 1.5 years full-time (only available as full-time study), you'll need: a bachelor's degree (or equivalent) in a relevant discipline (see below), or a Graduate Certificate in Economics from UQ.

Study information

CampusFeesMid year intakeAttendance
St Lucia International: $88,288 Yes
  • Full-time : 1.5 years

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