Postgraduate

Master of Agricultural Economics

The Master of Agricultural Economics is a globally relevant applied economics degree that focused on analysis of production, consumption, and trade issues in the global food, fibre, and energy sectors.

Careers and further study

Take your studies to a new level with a postgraduate degree and discover what career opportunities lie ahead.

Career Pathways

The career options for graduates from the program are broad and include consulting, agribusiness, grain marketing and grains trading, economic advice agencies, banking, insurance and risk management, development agencies, and government and non-governmental organisations in developed or developing countries.
The career options for graduates from the program are broad and include consulting, agribusiness, grain marketing and grains trading, economic advice agencies, banking, insurance and risk management, development agencies, and government and non-governmental organisations in developed or developing countries.

Further Study

Students completing this degree may have the option to pursue further studies in research
Find out about our world-class research at UWA Science Global.

Students completing this degree may have the option to pursue further studies in research
Find out about our world-class research at UWA Science Global.

Fees and scholarships

Learn more about the fees that apply to you for this course. For fee type definitions and further assistance, see the Fee Calculator Help page. You can also search our database for scholarships that are relevant to you or this course.

Domestic Fees

Postgraduate - fee paying students

Annual course fees are calculated based on a standard annual study load of 48 credit points.

Course Credit Points
96
Total Course Fee - 2019
$56,000.00

Scholarships

Scholarships are available to students from a diverse range of backgrounds, including academic achievement, financial need, educational disadvantage, leadership and community service, artistic or sporting achievements, and being from a rural or remote area.

Cost of living

There are a few things to consider before applying to study at university. One could be your cost of living. This can depend on factors such as lifestyle, accommodation, tuition fees, medical insurance, textbooks and more. For an indication of expenses and average costs, see our Cost of living page.
International Fees

Postgraduate – onshore students

Annual course fees are calculated based on a standard annual study load of 48 credit points.

Course Credit Points
96
Total Course Fee - 2018
$78,600.00
Total Course Fee - 2019
$78,600.00

Scholarships

Scholarships are available to students from a diverse range of backgrounds, including academic achievement, financial need, educational disadvantage, leadership and community service, artistic or sporting achievements, and being from a rural or remote area.

Cost of living

There are a few things to consider before applying to study at university. One could be your cost of living. This can depend on factors such as lifestyle, accommodation, tuition fees, medical insurance, textbooks and more. For an indication of expenses and average costs, see our Cost of living page.

Admission requirements

If you’re interested in furthering your career by studying this postgraduate degree, find out the admission details below.

Admission Requirements

To be considered for admission to this course an applicant must have—
(a) a bachelor's degree, or an equivalent qualification, as recognised by UWA;
and
(b) the equivalent of a UWA weighted average mark of at least 50 per cent

Ranking and Selection Process

Where relevant, admission will be awarded to the highest ranked applicants or applicants selected based on the relevant requirements.

English competency

English is the language of instruction and assessment at UWA and you will need to meet the English language requirements of the University to be eligible for a place.

How to apply

Ready to apply for this postgraduate course? Follow the steps and you’ll be on your way to joining us at UWA.

Course details

Are you looking for professional masters training in agricultural or applied economics that is well rounded, rigorous, and of immediate relevance to your career? From 2018 UWA is offering a new Master in Agricultural Economics degree. The degree offers technical and applied training across areas that are immediately relevant to careers in consulting, many industry sectors, and government and non-governmental organisations. There are two entry points for the degree. For graduates with academic or employment backgrounds in economics or agricultural economics there is a fast track program that builds on your existing knowledge base. For those who wish to change careers and do not have a background in economics agricultural economics or business, there is a comprehensive program to develop your skills rapidly in the first six months of the program. Graduates from the degree leave with the technical skills to make leading contributions in areas of policy development, economic analysis, and the means to drive business profitability; and are well positioned to rapidly advance their career.

About The Course

Key featuresUnderstand what key biophysical, social, policy, and economic drivers are important to improve the management of agricultural production systems.

Expand and/or deepen your knowledge base in agricultural and resource economics.

Institute of Agriculture, including possibility of jointly-supervised thesis research.
This degree prepares you for careers in consulting, industry, government and non-governmental organisations.
Master of Agricultural Economics

Quick Details

Status
  • Available 2019
Locations
  • Perth
Attendance
  • Full-time
  • Part-time
Delivery
  • On-campus
  • Online
Starting dates
  • Semester 1, Semester 2
Weekly contact time
  • Refer to the UWA Handbook
Level of study
  • Postgraduate
Course Code
  • 73530
CRICOS code
  • 089266E
Master of Agricultural Economics
Status
  • Available 2019
Locations
  • Perth
Attendance
  • Full-time
  • Part-time
Delivery
  • On-campus
  • Online
Starting dates
  • Semester 1, Semester 2
Weekly contact time
  • Refer to the UWA Handbook
Level of study
  • Postgraduate
Course Code
  • 73530
CRICOS code
  • 089266E
Full time/part time duration
  • 2 years
Degrees course is available in
  • Master of Agricultural Economics - Coursework

Course Structure

Postgraduate coursework degrees and combined (coursework and research) degrees comprise a number of units. Refer to the course structure for more information.

This course will be offered in 2018.

UWA School of Agriculture and Environment

The UWA School of Agriculture and Environment uses Western Australia’s rich biodiversity to better understand the world’s natural resources.
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