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Applied Economics

University of Adelaide

24 months
44500 AUD/year
33000 AUD/year
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Armed with these insights, they can give expert advice on business strategy, understand the background behind the news, influence public policy for a better world and make informed personal financial decisions. The Master of Applied Economics from University of Adelaide is suited to students with or without prior knowledge in the field. 


What will you do?

You will:
  • hone your understanding of incentives, opportunity costs, trade-offs, supply and demand, and efficiency
  • apply economic concepts to a range of fields—from public policy and finance to international trade and natural resources
  • practise advanced techniques for analysing and managing data
  • explore economic growth and development and the organisation of markets.

Where could it take you?

Economics graduates go on to all sorts of exciting careers and research pathways. You might assess telecommunications mergers as an economic analyst, or reform regulatory frameworks for public forests as a policy officer with state government. You could work on the stock market, in an aid agency researching the best return on aid donations or in banking and financial services. Perhaps you’ll use your analytics and modelling skills to develop optimal strategies for efficient HR recruitment.

Career Readiness

Graduates of the Applied Economics from University of Adelaide are ready for a range of rewarding careers with leading business, government or not-for-profit organisations.

Our graduates are working in roles such as managers, directors, business analysts and statisticians for organisations all over the world, including:

  • the World Bank Group
  • the United Nations Statistical Institute for Asia and the Pacific
  • Friedland Capital Inc.
  • Deloitte.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • International Finance 
  • International Trade  
  • Development Economics 
  • Public Economics 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


48 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS: 092238E 

  • A completed Bachelor degree with a minimum GPA of 5.0 or equivalent.
  • Alternative Pathway: Students may enter this degree from the Graduate Certificate in Applied Economics or the Graduate Diploma in Applied Economics.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    44500 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 44500 AUD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    33000 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 33000 AUD per year during 24 months.

Australian Full-fee place: $33,000

Living costs for Adelaide

1328 - 2474 AUD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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