12 months
52500 AUD/year
14630 AUD/year
Tuition fee
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The Economic Analysis program at the University of Sydney is designed for students with a strong background in mathematics, or professionals requiring high-end training in some aspects of economic theory and applications. It is also suitable for students seeking a stepping stone towards a PhD in the area of economics. 


The Economic Analysis program at the University of Sydney will make you analyse real-world matters, from public policy to law and financial markets. The Master of Economic Analysis includes core, electives and research project-based study; it is a counterpart to the Master of Economics.

Why study with us? 

At the University of Sydney you will receive advanced training in economics and a pathway to higher degree study. With innovative instruction in cutting-edge economic theory and applications, it is a challenging graduate program in economics for highly focused students.

Our classes are small and you will learn the methods of economic modelling and the art and science of working with data using sophisticated tools. We have a long tradition of excellence and dynamic research activities in all fields of economics.

Career Pathways

The Master of Economic Analysis will prepare you for a career in academia or a highly skilled economic job at institutions such as the Reserve Bank of Australia, the Productivity Commission, the Australian Prudential Regulation Authority and the Australian Securities Exchange.

Our graduates include Nobel Laureate in Economics and game theory pioneer John Harsanyi, Reserve Bank of Australia Governor Glenn Stevens and Professor of Economics and Public Policy Justin Wolfers (University of Michigan).

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Microeconomics Analysis
  • Macroeconomics Analysis
  • Mathematical Methods of Econ Analysis
  • Econometric Applications 
  • Topics in Bus. Cycles and Monetary Policy
  • Special Topic in Econometrics

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


72 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Student insurance

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  • 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: 079202D 
  • completion of the requirements for the embedded Graduate Diploma in Economic Analysis or an equivalent qualification; or
  • an Honours degree in a relevant discipline.
  • 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.


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