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.
The Master of Economics provides you with the training and knowledge for a wide range of careers and focuses on advanced coursework in economics and data analysis – critical skills in today’s workforce.
Designed to be relevant to new graduates as well as professionals seeking further training in economics for career progression or a career change, the Master of Economics encourages you to apply your training in practical ways to address major challenges in business and policy.
The Master of Economics is also offered as a dual degree pathway in partnership with Fudan University.
The Master of Economics at Sydney is the preferred professional development qualification for many employers.
With a combination of industry-relevant training and academic rigour, the course is a benchmark for postgraduate economics training in Australia.
We offer evening classes (from 5-9pm) to accommodate part-time students and professionals.
The Master of Economics prepares you for a career in economics, econometrics and finance. Our graduates have held positions in federal and state policy departments and international financial agencies, markets and institutions.
Many of our recent graduates have gone on to hold senior positions in Treasury, the Reserve Bank and other policy departments across federal and state governments, as well as in international financial agencies, markets and institutions.
Admission to candidature for the Master of Economics (2 years full-time) requires:
Recognition of Prior Learning
If you have completed previous studies in a related area or have relevant work experience, you can reduce the length of you studies or receive credit based on the Recognition of Prior Learning criteria below:
Admission to candidature for the Master of Economics (1.5 years full-time) requires:
Admission to candidature for the Master of Economics (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.
IELTS 7.0 – no band below 6.0
Camperdown/ Darlington campus