Master On Campus

Development Economics-Economics and Public Policy

University of Queensland

24 months
43072 AUD/year
35318 AUD/year
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Prepare for a career in economic development by deepening your understanding of development theory and gaining thorough knowledge of how government policy is created and put into practice. The Development Economics-Economics and Public Policy is offered by University of Queensland. 


This dual master's degree in  Development Economics-Economics and Public Policy is offered by University of Queensland offers you the opportunity to combine in-depth knowledge of economic development with a thorough understanding of the way government policy is rolled out.

You'll study a program with a strong emphasis on quantitative techniques in econometrics, benefit/cost analysis and operations research (MDevEcon), alongside an economics-centred, multidisciplinary program (MEconPP). You'll also receive advanced training in areas including macroeconomics, econometrics, public policy and research.

There's a range of electives available, allowing study in fields such as health, environment, innovation and competition policy, international economics and politics, and quantitative techniques for project appraisals.

Program highlights 

  • Expand your knowledge of economics to the developing world.
  • Cultivate specialist skills in economic modelling and statistical techniques.
  • Learn about the forces that affect developing economies.
  • Prepare yourself for highly sought positions in Australia and overseas.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • The Macroeconomy 
  • Evolution of Economic Systems 
  • Consumer and Firm Behaviour 
  • Elements of Econometrics  
  • Economic Development 
  • International Trade & Investment 
  • Globalisation and Economic Development 
  • Research Methods in Economics 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


32 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS code: 096019F  

  • To enrol in the program, a person must meet the entry requirements for both the Master of Development Economics (24 units) and Master of Economics and Public Policy (24 units) programs.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    43072 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 43072 AUD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    35318 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 35318 AUD per year during 24 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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