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International and Development Economics

Australian National University

24 months
39793 AUD/year
23450 AUD/year
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The International and Development Economics program at the Australian National University challenges you to join an internationally-renowned network of leading economic practitioners and researchers at Crawford School and graduate with a world-class master’s degree in international and development economics.  


The International and Development Economics program at the Australian National University will equip you with the tools of advanced economic analysis, and the skill to apply them to economic policies for trade, finance, development and the environment. 

You can choose from electives including international trade, banking and monetary policy, economic development, econometric methods, economic regulation, and environmental and natural resource policy. 

    Learning Outcomes 

  • use advanced tools to analyse the economic effects of policy change and to formulate economic policies
  • understand the issues in the coordination of policies in international and development economics
  • access the academic literature in applied economics and economic policy
  • undertake independent research in applied economics and policy, especially in international and development economics

Career Options

Graduates from ANU have been rated as Australia's most employable graduates and among the most sought after by employers worldwide.

The latest Global Employability University Ranking, published by the Times Higher Education, rated ANU as Australia's top university for getting a job for the fourth year in a row.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Graduate Preparatory Macroeconomics
  • Graduate Preparatory Econometrics 
  • Macroeconomic Analysis and Policy
  • Mathematical Methods in Applied Economics
  • Microeconomic Analysis and Policy
  • Econometric Techniques
  • Government, Markets and Global Change
  • Issues in Development Policy
  • Open Economy Macroeconomics, Finance, and Development
  • Electives

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  • Full-time
    • 24 months

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96 alternative credits


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General requirements

CRICOS: 082308A 

  • At a minimum, all applicants must meet program-specific academic/non-academic requirements, and English language requirements. Admission to most ANU programs is on a competitive basis. Therefore, meeting all admission requirements does not automatically guarantee entry.
  • Applicants must present a Bachelor degree or international equivalent with a minimum GPA of 5.0/7.0

Tuition Fee

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    23450 AUD/year
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1425 - 2504 AUD /month
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