Postgraduate

Graduate Certificate in Economics

Enhance your understanding of the way the world works, from the stock market to national economies and the world economy.

Careers and further study

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

Career Pathways

Graduates find employment with companies, management consultancies, all areas of government, including the Reserve Bank and Treasury, banks and stockbrokers, and at institutions such as the International Monetary Fund.
Graduates find employment with companies, management consultancies, all areas of government, including the Reserve Bank and Treasury, banks and stockbrokers, and at institutions such as the International Monetary Fund.

Fees and scholarships

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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

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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 bachelor's degree, or an equivalent qualification, as recognised by UWA,; and either:
(a) the equivalent of a UWA weighted average mark of at least 60 percent;
or
(b) a valid Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) of no more than 5 years old with a score of at least 550; or
(c) at least five years of relevant, documented professional experience considered by UWA (following an interview and assessment process) to be sufficient to permit satisfactory completion of the course.

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

The rise and fall of economies, future employment prospects, incomes and living standards are all at the heart of economics. Economics is at the forefront of controversial public policy issues such as economic growth and the stability of the entire economy, regulating financial institutions, monetary and fiscal policies, dealing with the Australian economy, resource taxation, financing education, immigration, health insurance markets and retirement income planning.

About The Course

Graduates of a Graduate Certificate in Economics will have specialised knowledge and skills in economics. You will be able to apply technical knowledge and skills to a variety of economic problems, such as analysing and critically evaluating economic policies and market operations. You will develop the ability to critically analyse and synthesise knowledge and be able to provide solutions to complex problems, communicate clearly, effectively and appropriately in relation to complex problems/issues in economics to a variety of audiences.
Graduate Certificate in Economics

Quick Details

Status
  • Available 2018
Locations
  • Perth
Attendance
  • Full-time
  • Part-time
Delivery
  • On-campus
Starting dates
  • Semester 1, Semester 2
Weekly contact time
  • 12 hours per unit per week (comprising 3 hours of contact time and 9 hours of individual study)
Level of study
  • Postgraduate
Course Code
  • 42230
  • This course is not available to international student visa holders
Graduate Certificate in Economics
Status
  • Available 2018
Locations
  • Perth
Attendance
  • Full-time
  • Part-time
Delivery
  • On-campus
Starting dates
  • Semester 1, Semester 2
Weekly contact time
  • 12 hours per unit per week (comprising 3 hours of contact time and 9 hours of individual study)
Level of study
  • Postgraduate
Course Code
  • 42230
  • This course is not available to international student visa holders
Degrees course is available in
  • Graduate Certificate in Economics

Course Structure

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

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