24 months
43200 AUD/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
Start date


The Master of Agricultural Economics program from The University of Western Australia provides the research, technology and information for the sustainable, profitable and ethical development of the agricultural industry. 

Visit the official programme website for more information


World populations and economies are increasing their demands for food and fibre. Agricultural systems are placed under pressure to meet environmental, social and economic goals. To maintain or increase production levels, an understanding of the complex factors that shape agricultural systems is required. This Master of Agricultural Economics program from The University of Western Australia prepares you with the knowledge and skills you need for a future in the rapidly evolving field of agricultural science. 

Career Pathways

You could find work as an environmental consultant, environmental manager, agricultural scientist, land economist, agricultural consultant any many more.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Agricultural Science 
  • Agricultural and Applied Economics 
  • Data Use in Science  
  • The Conduct, Ethics and Communication of Science 
  • Environmental and Resource Economics  
  • Agriculture and Economic Development
  • Microeconomic Theory for Agricultural and Environmental Economics
  • Microeconometric Models for Agricultural and Environmental Economics

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


96 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS Code: 089266E

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
  • the equivalent of a UWA weighted average mark of at least 50 per cent;
  • and
  • met the prerequisite for the chosen specialisation, as set out in 4 (2) to 4 (5). 

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    43200 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 86400 AUD for the full programme during 24 months.
  • National Commonwealth supported students: $8,825.24

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.


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.

Our partners

Master of Agricultural Economics
The University of Western Australia


Go to your profile page to get personalised recommendations!