The University of Adelaide

Graduate Diploma of Applied Economics

The University of Adelaide

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00123M

Economics is everywhere: in the lives of individuals, in the news, in government policy and in the decision-making of big and small organisations. This one-year program interrogates economic questions and covers key principles to help you navigate the complexities of a globalised world. No prior economics knowledge is required for entry.

Designed for

Non-economics graduates or those with only limited economics in their undergraduate degree


  • Our Graduate Diploma in Applied Economics sets you up to use economic tools and skills in the modern world. Completing three core courses and five electives you will: build essential knowledge of microeconomics, macroeconomics and econometrics
  • explore economic growth and development and the organisation of markets
  • practise advanced techniques for managing data
  • apply economic concepts to a range of fields
  • pursue electives according to your interests and career goals, from resources and environmental economics to finance and trade
  • gain enhanced analytical, reasoning and communication skills.


  • Economics

Standard entry requirements

A completed Bachelors degree or equivalent. Alternative pathway: Students may enter this degree from the Graduate Certificate in Applied Economics.

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
North Terrace Domestic: $33,000
International: $44,500
  • Full-time : 1 year

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