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Graduate Certificate in Economics

The University of Western Australia

12 months
20750 AUD/year
16300 AUD/year
Tuition fee
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By taking the Economics program from The University of Western Australia you gain specialised knowledge and skills in economics and apply your learnings to a variety of economic problems, such as analysing and critically evaluating economic policies and market operations. 

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You'll also learn to provide solutions to complex problems, communicate clearly, effectively, and appropriately in relation to complex problems and issues in economics to a variety of audiences.

UWA's internationally renowned Economics lecturers emphasise the foundations needed to understand the way the economy works, be it Australia, China, the US or the world as a whole.

Career Pathways

Graduates of the Economics program from The University of Western Australia find employment with companies, management consultancies, all areas of government, including the Reserve Bank and Treasury, banks and stockbrokers, and at institutions such as the International Monetary Fund.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Economics for Business: Applications and Policy 
  • History of Economic Thought 
  • Economic Research and Evaluation Methods 
  • Economic Growth and Institutions 
  • Economics of Global Health and Policy 
  • Economic Analysis and Policy 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT


24 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT

Other requirements

General requirements


To be considered for admission to this course an applicant must have—

  • a Bachelor's degree, or an equivalent qualification, as recognised by UWA; and either:
  • the equivalent of a UWA weighted average mark of at least 50 per cent; or
  • at least two years professional experience in a relevant occupation; or
  • significant work experience including at least 5 years with a material level of responsibility.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    20750 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 20750 AUD for the full programme during 12 months.
  • National

    16300 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 16300 AUD for the full programme during 12 months.

Living costs for Perth

1328 - 2367 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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