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Careers and further study
Take your studies to a new level with a postgraduate degree and discover what career opportunities lie ahead.
As an economist, you could assess the implications of global economic trends on the Australian economy, regional economies or individual industries.
If you are interested in policy, you could contribute to the design of economic policy for institutions such as the World Bank, International Monetary Fund and United Nations.
In the area of applied economics, you might conduct research and analysis of global and local events for federal agencies such as the Treasury, Reserve Bank of Australia, Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC), Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) and Productivity Commission.
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.
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
If you’re interested in furthering your career by studying this postgraduate degree, find out the admission details below.
(a)(i) a bachelor's degree with a major in Economics, or an equivalent qualification, as recognised by UWA; and
(ii) the equivalent of a UWA weighted average mark of 75 per cent;
(b)(i) a Graduate Diploma in Economics, or an equivalent qualification, as recognised by UWA; and
(ii) the equivalent of a UWA weighted average mark of 75 per cent.
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.
From international trade to public policy and advanced econometrics, expose yourself to the latest thinking with a Master of Economics from the UWA Business School.
About The Course
- Available 2017
- Semester 1, Semester 2
- The estimated time commitment is 12 hours per unit which includes contact hours, personal study and examinations.
Postgraduate coursework degrees and combined (coursework and research) degrees comprise a number of units. Refer to the course structure for more information.