12 months
52500 AUD/year
14630 AUD/year
Tuition fee
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The Economics program at the University of Sydney provides you with the training and knowledge for a wide range of careers and focuses on advanced coursework in economics and data analysis – critical skills in today’s workforce. 


The Economics program at the University of Sydney is dto be relevant to new graduates as well as professionals seeking further training in economics for career progression or a career change, the Master of Economics encourages you to apply your training in practical ways to address major challenges in business and policy.The Master of Economics is also offered as a dual degree pathway in partnership with Fudan University. To learn more about the pathway including its specific entry requirements, please see further below.

Why study with us?  

  • The Master of Economics at Sydney is the preferred professional development qualification for many employers.
  • With a combination of industry-relevant training and academic rigour, the course is a benchmark for postgraduate economics training in Australia.
  • We offer evening classes (from 5-9pm) to accommodate part-time students and professionals.

Career Pathways

The Master of Economics prepares you for a career in economics, econometrics and finance. Our graduates have held positions in federal and state policy departments and international financial agencies, markets and institutions.

Many of our recent graduates have gone on to hold senior positions in Treasury, the Reserve Bank and other policy departments across federal and state governments, as well as in international financial agencies, markets and institutions.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Microeconomic Theory
  • Macroeconomic Theory
  • Principles of Econometrics
  • Quantitative Tools for Economics
  • Macroeconomic Analysis  
  • Econometric Applications
  • Communication in Economics 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


96 alternative credits


On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Student insurance

Make sure to cover your health, travel, and stay while studying abroad. Even global coverages can miss important items, so make sure your student insurance ticks all the following:

  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • CRICOS code: 083950M 
  • a bachelor's degree with from the University of Sydney, with a minimum credit (65%), or an equivalent qualification; or
  • completion of the requirements for the embedded Graduate Certificate or Graduate Diploma in Economics with a minimum credit (65%) average, or an equivalent qualification.
  • English language results
  • Academic transcripts

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    52500 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 52500 AUD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    14630 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14630 AUD per year during 12 months.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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