Curtin University

Master of Philosophy (Economics and Finance)

Curtin University

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00301J

This course is designed to extend theoretical knowledge and associated techniques to a higher level. Students focus on one of the two areas, although coursework and research may be carried out in both areas. The degree is suitable for those who plan to pursue careers as professional economists or finance specialists in both public and private sectors or in academia.

Designed for

Those planning careers as economists or finance specialists in business, government or academia


Detailed information about the course structure is available through official Curtin pages:


  • This course is studied as a research degree. The content of the degree should be determined in consultation with the postgraduate coordinator, School of Economics and Finance. Students without prior studies in research methods and statistical data analysis will be required to undertake relevant preparatory units. This will increase the stated course duration.

Standard entry requirements

Please refer to for further information on entry to this course.

Study pathways

Students should not enrol in this research course to receive the Postgraduate Diploma in Business (Economics and Finance) but rather have undertaken it as a requisite for admission. Applications for credit towards a course are assessed on an individual basis.

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Curtin Perth No
  • Full-time : 2 years

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