Graduate Diploma of Applied Economics

The University of Adelaide

The Graduate Diploma in Applied Economics is designed to provide the core concepts of economics, as well as the opportunity to extend that knowledge with study in more specialised areas such as trade, resources or finance. No prior knowledge of economics is required for entry to this degree. By the end of their studies graduates will be thinking like an economist, with enhanced analytical and reasoning skills, the ability to communicate results concisely and a sound understanding of the ideas and concepts underlying economic policy. The Graduate Diploma in Applied Economics also offers a direct pathway into the Master of Applied Economics for those students who want to continue and deepen their study.

Course Fee:

Australian: $28,000
International: $38,500

Entry Requirements:

A completed Bachelors degree or equivalent with a minimum grade point average 5.0; Alternative pathway: Students may enter this degree from the Graduate Certificate in Applied Economics

Structure:

Eight courses (24 units) including one microeconomics course, one macroeconomics course and one quantitative course.

Subjects you can Study:

Economics

Who for:

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

Accepts International Students:

Yes

Provider CRICOS: 00123M

Related Careers:

Economist,
Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
North Terrace No info No Full time 1 year

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