The University of Melbourne

Master of Commerce - Economics (Doctoral Program)

The University of Melbourne

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00116K

The Master of Commerce (Economics) represents Years 1 and 2 (the coursework component) of the combined 5-year Master and Doctoral Program in Economics and is only available to students pursuing the doctoral program. Taught by the Department of Economics, this doctoral program sits among the world's top graduate research programs, with substantial coursework, research and supervision available across a wide variety of areas in the field of economics. This program is designed for students with prior training in economics or a cognate discipline with a strong analytical/mathematical component, who wish to acquire the advanced skills needed to practise as a professional economist in the public or private sectors.


Two years coursework, followed by three years research thesis.


  • Economics

Standard entry requirements

  • The equivalent of an Australian four-year honours degree in an area that is relevant to the research degree being applied for, usually with a research component that accounts for at least 25% of the work at fourth-year or masters level, and a weighted average mark of at least 75%, or equivalent, in the final undergraduate year
  • Performance on the GMAT or GRE T (test required depends on discipline).

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