Graduate Diploma of Economics

University of Queensland, The (UQ)

The Graduate Diploma allows students to study foundation courses in microeconomics and macroeconomics and extends those fundamentals. The program assumes no prior knowledge or training in economics. Further core courses also introduce students to important concepts for the study of economics such as mathematical techniques and statistics. Graduates of this program will have the option to advance to one of the School's Masters programs thereby attaining further core economics skills and competencies. Obtaining a higher qualification in economics is a career investment. Analytical ability, critical thinking and logic are highly valued commodities, and graduates of this program have the ability to succeed in a dynamic and an increasingly competitive environment.

Course Fee:

Australian: $32,930
International: $38,528

Entry Requirements:

Graduate Certificate in economic studies from UQ with a GPA of 4; or a bachelor degree, or equivalent, with a GPA of 4


16 units

Subjects you can Study:


Study Pathways:

Graduates may go on to complete further studies in coursework and research programs.


Economic Society of Australia

Who for:

Those wishing to update and extend their studies which have been undertaken at the undergraduate level

Accepts International Students:


Provider CRICOS: 00025B; 00091C (ICTE)

Related Careers:

Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
St Lucia No info Yes Full time 1 year
St Lucia No info Yes Part time 2 years
Established in 1909, the University of Queensland is the oldest tertiary institution in the State and one of Australia's premier learning and research institutions. The University aims to enable students and staff to positively influence the society in which they live by creating a learning and discovery environment in which they can develop and fulfil their aspirations. It rewards excellence, openness and innovation and encourages widespread engagement with state, national and international communities. The main campus is at St Lucia in Brisbane with UQ Gatton located 80 kilometres to the west and UQ Herston campus located in the Brisbane Hospital precinct. The UQ Brisbane City site is located in the Brisbane CBD. Other UQ locations include teaching hospitals and health centres, veterinary science centres, agricultural science farms, marine research stations, physics research stations, seismograph stations and an underground mine. University of Queensland students include school leavers plus students from interstate and overseas. International students from over 100 countries account for a large percentage of total enrolments, diversifying cultural life on campus and providing opportunities for international networking. Provider CRICOS: 00025B; 00091C (ICTE)

Provider CRICOS: 00025B; 00091C (ICTE)

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