24 months
45360 AUD/year
35430 AUD/year
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The Financial Economics program at the Australian National University is an elite, interdisciplinary degree preparing graduates for a career requiring advanced analytical skills and drawing on advanced knowledge of finance and economics. 


The Financial Economics program at the Australian National University not only teaches students how to apply well known models but also equips them with an understanding of the technical foundations of those models.  

These skills are highly marketable because they allow for the design and empirical testing of new financial instruments and models in new market environments.

Learning Outcomes 

  • Utilise standard financial models to analyse and price financial assets.
  • Utilise their understanding of the economic foundations of financial assets as claims on resources in various market and corporate settings to design financial instruments and strategies.
  • Use time series statistics and financial econometrics to evaluate financial economic models.
  • Justify and communicate the necessary management skills for dealing with organisations, teams and policy issues, so as to be able to work independently and collaboratively to collect, process, interpret and communicate the outcomes of financial economic problems; and,
  • Demonstrate the skills necessary to critically engage with and evaluate financial economic problems

Career Options

ANU ranks among the world's very finest universities. Our nearly 100,000 alumni include political, business, government, and academic leaders around the world.

We have graduated remarkable people from every part of our continent, our region and all walks of life.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Mathematical Techniques in Economics 
  • Topics in Microeconomic Theory
  • Diploma Microeconomics
  • Applied Macro and Financial Econometrics 
  • Applied Corporate Finance
  • Applied Investments 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


96 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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General requirements

CRICOS: 086226D 

  • At a minimum, all applicants must meet program-specific academic/non-academic requirements, and English language requirements. Admission to most ANU programs is on a competitive basis. Therefore, meeting all admission requirements does not automatically guarantee entry.
  • Applicants must present a Bachelor degree or international equivalent in a cognate discipline with a minimum GPA of 5.0/7.0

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    45360 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 45360 AUD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    35430 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 35430 AUD per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Canberra

1425 - 2504 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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