24 months
45360 AUD/year
35430 AUD/year
Tuition fee
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The Applied Economics program at the Australian National University attracts outstanding students to the University. In particular influential economic policy advisors in prominent organs of national executive government (especially PM&C and Treasury) have found very appealing the way the MAppEc provides training in putting national policy issues in a quantified frame.


Upon successful completion of the Applied Economics program at the Australian National University, students will have the skills and knowledge to:

  • access the technical academic literature in most fields of study in applied economics and econometrics;
  • be capable of undertaking independent research in applied economics and econometrics at the graduate level and provide intuition for the results;
  • have the capacity to analyse the economic effects of policy changes in several fields of economics.

Career Options 

ANU ranks among the world's very finest universities. Our nearly 100,000 alumni include political, business, government, and academic leaders around the world.

We have graduated remarkable people from every part of our continent, our region and all walks of life.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Macroeconomic Analysis
  • Mathematical Techniques for Economic Analysis
  • Advanced Microeconomic Analysis
  • Advanced Macroeconomic Analysis
  • Optimisation for Economics and Financial Economics 
  • Econometric Methods and Modelling 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


96 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS: 082269C 

  • A Bachelor degree or international equivalent with a minimum GPA of 4.5/7.0 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    45360 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 45360 AUD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    35430 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 35430 AUD per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Canberra

1425 - 2504 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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