Master of Environmental and Resource Economics

Australian National University (ANU)

The objective of the Master's in Environmental and Resource Economics degree is to provide students with rigorous and specialist training in economics and environmental, resources and energy policy. The degree is designed for those with an interest in developing or advancing their economic knowledge and skills to apply to environmental, resource and energy policy issues. The program is relevant to both national and international policy contexts. On completion of the degree, students will have highly developed skills in quantitative analysis and modelling and an understanding of the economic approaches to resolving the challenges of resource exploitation and misuse of the environment. Graduates are in high demand and have found employment in research, policy analysis and as consultants in Australia and overseas.

Course Fee:

Australian: $67,776
International: $90,336

Entry Requirements:

A Bachelor degree or international equivalent with a minimum GPA of 5/7. All applicants must meet the University's English Language Admission Requirements for Students Students must complete the pre-sessional component before continuing to the preliminary component.

Subjects you can Study:

Environmental and resource economics

Study Pathways:

Applicants with a Bachelor degree in a cognate discipline may be eligible for up to 24 units of credit. Applicants with a Graduate Diploma or Honours in a cognate discipline may be eligible for up to 48 units of credit. Cognate disciplines are: Applied Economics, Econometrics, Economic Policy, Economics, Engineering, Mathematics, and Statistics.

Further information:

Students must complete the pre-sessional component before continuing to the preliminary component. Students must achieve a minimum 50% weighted average mark in the initial component to continue to the concluding component. Students who do not achieve a minimum 50% weighted average mark in the initial component will be transferred to the Graduate Diploma of Public Policy.

Accepts International Students:


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Campus ATAR/OP Adjusted Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Canberra No info Yes Part time 4 years
Canberra No info Yes Full time 2 years
ANU was set up in 1946 as the national research institution by the Australian Parliament to enhance the economic, social cultural and intellectual development of the nation. Part of the Group of Eight, ANU is recognised as one of Australia's leading universities for education and is the only Australian member of the International Alliance of Research Universities.

Students at ANU engage with leading minds and learn from world-class researchers, with six Nobel Prize winners and two Australian prime ministers among its staff and Alumni. With over 170 partner universities across 37 countries, students have the opportunity to make global connections by going on an exchange, undertaking an internship or participating in fieldwork.

ANU has a mix of undergraduate, postgraduate and research students, many of whom live in University residences. International students come mainly from Indonesia, China, Malaysia, Singapore and the USA, with significant numbers also coming from Europe, Hong Kong, the Philippines and Thailand.

The campus is located in the centre of the nation's capital, Canberra. Canberra is a university city and home to many national institutions. Offering a cosmopolitan lifestyle, the city has a high concentration of national museums and galleries, as well as cafes and restaurants. For the active, the capital is etched with bike paths and walking trails, and is surrounded by stunning Australian landscape. Facilities on campus include a wide range of student accommodation, modern laboratories and teaching facilities, five main libraries, medical services, sporting fields, gym, food vans and cafes.

The University provides specialised services to assist students, including a tailored orientation program, Counselling and Health Service, Academic Skills and Learning Centre, Disability Services and the Tjabal Indigenous Higher Education Centre. There are also many student clubs and societies for a diverse range of sporting, social and other interests.

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