Master On Campus Online

Economic and Regional Development

18 months
30096 AUD/year
26704 AUD/year
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University of New England’s Master of Economic and Regional Development will equip you with the expertise to help solve the issues faced by regions and nations as they define their directions and chart a course toward a better future.


Whether you already work in the field of economic and regional development, or you wish to turn your career focus towards this sector, this Master of Economic and Regional Development from University of New England will help you build on your experiences to solve real issues facing communities and regions.

UNE has research and teaching strengths in economics, agricultural and resource economics and econometrics — areas essential to analysing, designing and evaluating community-based development projects in regional and international contexts.

Career outcomes

The economic skills and expertise that UNE’s Master of Economic and Regional Development will add to your existing experience will allow you to advance your career in community and regional development projects with non-government and government organisations. This might include international organisations and aid agencies involved in project planning, management, impact and policy evaluation.

Opportunities include positions such as:

  • economist
  • policy analyst
  • researcher
  • community organiser
  • project officer
  • project consultant.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Research Methods 
  • Benefit-Cost Analysis 
  • International Trade and Finance  
  • Economics of Development
  • Environmental and Natural Resource Economics
  • Business Statistics

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 18 months
  • Part-time
    • 72 months
    • Flexible

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 074877A

A candidate shall: 

  • hold an AQF Level 7 Bachelor degree in a non-relevant discipline; or
  • hold an AQF Level 7 Bachelor degree in a relevant discipline

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    30096 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 30096 AUD per year during 18 months.
  • National

    26704 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 26704 AUD per year during 18 months.
  • Commonwealth Supported Place (quotas apply): $13,300

Living costs for Armidale

1500 - 2100 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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