Top five in Australia
Ranked top five in the Australia for Economics by the 2020 QS World Rankings by Subject, you will study one of Australia’s leading economics degrees from world-renowned experts and researchers.
This degree is designed for students with a strong background in mathematics, or professionals requiring high-end training in some aspects of economic theory and applications. It is also suitable for students seeking a stepping stone towards a PhD in the area of economics.
In this course you will analyse real-world matters, from public policy to law and financial markets. The Master of Economic Analysis includes core, electives and research project-based study; it is a counterpart to the Master of Economics.
At the University of Sydney you will receive advanced training in economics and a pathway to higher degree study. With innovative instruction in cutting-edge economic theory and applications, it is a challenging graduate program in economics for highly focused students.
Our classes are small and you will learn the methods of economic modelling and the art and science of working with data using sophisticated tools. We have a long tradition of excellence and dynamic research activities in all fields of economics.
The Master of Economic Analysis will prepare you for a career in academia or a highly skilled economic job at institutions such as the Reserve Bank of Australia, the Productivity Commission, the Australian Prudential Regulation Authority and the Australian Securities Exchange.
Our graduates include Nobel Laureate in Economics and game theory pioneer John Harsanyi, Reserve Bank of Australia Governor Glenn Stevens and Professor of Economics and Public Policy Justin Wolfers (University of Michigan).
Entry in the 1 year or 1.5 year degree program is determined by the Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) criteria below:
Admission to candidature for the Master of Economic Analysis (1.5 years full-time) requires:
Admission to candidature for the Master of Economic Analysis (1 year full-time) requires:
If you do not meet the requirements listed above for direct entry to the Master’s degree, you may be able to enter via a Graduate Certificate or Graduate Diploma in the same subject area and upgrade to the Master’s after successful completion of the shorter course with the relevant minimum average mark.
IELTS 7.0 – no band below 6.5
Camperdown/ Darlington campus