Master On Campus Online

International Economics and Finance

University of Queensland

18 months
43072 AUD/year
36160 AUD/year
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The Master of International Economics and Finance is offered at the University of Queensland. Engage in a diverse range of courses and specialisations that will give you the skills required by commercial enterprises and public bodies to make financial and investment decisions spanning global markets.


UQ is one of only a handful of universities worldwide offering a Master of International Economics and Finance. 

With courses taught by leading academics specialising in the trade and finance sectors, the program will provide you with advanced knowledge of the extensive implications and opportunities arising from the process of international economic and financial integration.

The International Economics and Finance program from University of Queensland is founded upon a platform of microeconomics, macroeconomics and statistics, and extends to teaching you how economic principles may be applied to issues in the international economy, with electives that enable you to focus on your specific needs and interests.

The 24 unit program over 1.5 years suits undergraduates with a degree in economics, business or commerce, and you'll graduate with the critical skills and competencies required in commercial enterprises, financial and investment operations, government departments and development-related organisations.

Program highlights

  • UQ School of Economics is consistently ranked in the top 5 percent of research-intensive economic departments in the world. Source: Research Papers in Economics
  • Learn why success in today’s business economy depends on your ability to understand and respond to ever-changing international economic forces.
  • Develop specialised knowledge of the extensive implications and opportunities arising from the process of greater economic and financial integration around the world.
  • Use your skills to progress into roles across the public and private sectors in Australia and overseas, or go further and pursue a higher degree by research.

Career possibilities

Postgraduate study can take you anywhere. Here are some of the careers you could be on your way to:
  • Market risk analyst
  • Compliance officer
  • Quantitative analyst
  • Pricing strategist
  • Performance analyst

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • The Macroeconomy 
  • Consumer and Firm Behaviour 
  • Economics of Financial Markets 
  • Elements of Econometrics 
  • International Macroeconomics and Finance 
  • International Trade & Investment 
  • Research Methods in Economics 
  • Finance 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 18 months

Start dates & application deadlines


24 alternative credits


On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS code: 029162K

  • A bachelor degree (or equivalent) in the same discipline with a GPA of 4.5, approved by the Executive Dean; or
  • A Graduate Certificate in Economics from UQ with a GPA of 4.5.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    43072 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 43072 AUD per year during 18 months.
  • National

    36160 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 36160 AUD per year during 18 months.

Living costs for Brisbane

1402 - 2528 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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