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Development Economics

University of Queensland

24 months
43072 AUD/year
36960 AUD/year
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Development Economics from University of Queensland lets you extend your quantitative abilities, further your understanding of development theory and equip yourself with the confidence and capability to improve the quality of life in the developing world.


At Development Economics from University of Queensland you'll learn how to address one of the most critical problems facing humanity: how to create thriving and sustainable economies to overcome poverty and inequality. You'll also look at the other important issues facing the developing world, from population to health and environment.

If you don't have an economics undergraduate degree, our two-year 32 unit program is ideal. It delivers comprehensive training in microeconomics, macroeconomics, statistics and econometrics, and you'll learn about the main economic pressures on the developing world.


  • Development and infrastructure analyst
  • Environmental policy officer
  • Policy and advocacy officer
  • Education policy analyst

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • The Macroeconomy 
  • Evolution of Economic Systems 
  • Consumer and Firm Behaviour
  • Mathematical Techniques for Economics
  • Statistics for Business & Economics
  • Elements of Econometrics
  • Economic Development
  • International Trade & Investment
  • Globalisation and Economic Development

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


32 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • CRICOS code: 082598G  
  • A bachelor degree (or equivalent) with a GPA of 4.5, approved by the Executive Dean; or
  • A Graduate Certificate in Economics Studies or Graduate Diploma in Economics from UQ (or equivalent) with a GPA of 4.5.
  • English language requirements

Tuition Fee

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    43072 AUD/year
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  • National

    36960 AUD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 36960 AUD per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Brisbane

1402 - 2528 AUD /month
Living costs

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