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Graduate Diploma of Economics

A single one year graduate degree offered by the ANU College of Business and Economics

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  • Length 1 year full-time
  • Minimum 48 Units
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  • Field of Education
    • Economics and Econometrics
  • Length 1 year full-time
  • Minimum 48 Units
First year student? There’s more information about enrolling in your degree.
  • Field of Education
    • Economics and Econometrics

Program Requirements

The Graduate Diploma in Economics requires the completion of 48 units, which must consist of:

48 units from completion of the following compulsory courses:

ECON7073 Microeconomic Principles for Economic Policy

ECON7074 Macroeconomic Principles for Economic Policy

STAT7055 Introductory Statistics for Business and Finance

EMET7001 Introduction to Analysis of Economic Models and Data

ECON8025 Diploma Microeconomics

ECON8026 Diploma Macroeconomics

EMET8005 Econometric Models and Introductory Econometrics

ECON6015 Optimisation Techniques for Economists

Study Options

Year 1 48 units ECON7073 Microeconomic Principles for Economic Policy 6 units ECON7074 Macroeconomic Principles for Economic Policy 6 units EMET7001 Introduction to Analysis of Economic Models and Data 6 units STAT7055 Introductory Statistics for Business and Finance 6 units
ECON8025 Diploma Microeconomics 6 units ECON8026 Diploma Macroeconomics 6 units ECON6015 Optimisation Techniques for Economists 6 units OR ECON8013; EMET8005 Economic Models and Introductory Econometrics 6 units

Admission Requirements

A Bachelor degree or international equivalent with an average mark of at least 65%

Applicants with a Bachelor degree or Graduate Certificate in Economics may be eligible for consideration for 24 units (one semester) of credit, comprising

ECON7073 Microeconomic Principles for Economic Policy

ECON7074 Macroeconomic Principles for Economic Policy

EMET7001 Introduction to Analysis of Economic Models and Data

STAT7055 Introductory Statistics for Business and Finance

All applicants must meet the University’s English Language Admission Requirements for Students

Annual indicative fee for domestic students
$27,312.00

For more information see: http://www.anu.edu.au/students/program-administration/costs-fees

Annual indicative fee for international students
$34,800.00

For further information on International Tuition Fees see: https://www.anu.edu.au/students/program-administration/fees-payments/international-tuition-fees

Scholarships

ANU offers a wide range of scholarships to students to assist with the cost of their studies.

Eligibility to apply for ANU scholarships varies depending on the specifics of the scholarship and can be categorised by the type of student you are.  Specific scholarship application process information is included in the relevant scholarship listing.

For further information see the Scholarships website.

The Graduate Diploma in Economics provides a program of study for those wanting a basic understanding of modern economic analysis. It is available to graduates in any discipline who have some background in economics and quantitative methods. The Graduate Diploma in Economics will be attractive to those whose present or intended career requires a basic ability in economic analysis. It is also a foundation for further study at a more advanced level.

Career Options

ANU provides you with more choice for your entrance score by offering the new Flexible Double Degree program.

The ANU Flexible Double Degree lets you build skills for your chosen career without forfeiting your passion.  It's your choice to build a double degree partnership that suits your head and your heart.http://students.anu.edu.au/applications/

NEW program - available for applications commencing from Summer Session, 2015

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion, students will have the skills and knowledge to:

- analyse economic problems using formal methods;

- interpret diagrammatic and mathematical representations of economic concepts;

- use introductory mathematical economic analysis at the graduate level and provide economic intuition for the results;

- deploy basic estimation techniques expected of students in postgraduate study and policy related empirical work;

- analyse the economic effects of policy changes, which is valuable for students wanting to work as professional economists or proceed to postgraduate study;

Further Information

To progress to the Master of Economics and the Master of Applied Economics students are required to complete an average of 70% in the following 4 courses:
-ECON8025
-ECON8026
-ECON6015 (or ECON8013 in 2015)
-EMET8005

For Domestic Students applying through UAC: If you have completed an overseas qualification, please send a scanned copy of your original testamur (graduation certificate) and academic transcript through to info.cbe@anu.edu.au. The scanned documents should be in colour and unaltered in size. Please include your name and UAC number in the email.

About this degree

This program requires the completion of 8 courses (48 units), and would typically be undertaken full-time over two semesters

Enrolment Status

While it is possible for domestic students to enrol in fewer courses per semester, ie. undertake part-time study, it will take you longer to complete your program. International students must undertake full-time study.

You must complete the foundation level courses (ECON7073, ECON7074, EMET7001 and STAT7055) before progressing to the higher level courses (ECON8025, ECON8026, ECON8013 and EMET8005). 

Study Options

Graduate Diploma of Economics

Study Options

Year 1 48 units ECON7073 Microeconomic Principles for Economic Policy 6 units ECON7074 Macroeconomic Principles for Economic Policy 6 units STAT7055 Introductory Statistics for Business and Finance 6 units EMET7001 Introduction to Analysis of Economic Models and Data 6 units
ECON8025 Diploma Microeconomics 6 units ECON8026 Diploma Macroeconomics 6 units ECON8013 Mathematical Techniques in Economics I 6 units EMET8005 Economic Models and Introductory Econometrics 6 units

Academic Advice

If you need further advice about which courses to enrol in, advisors will be located in Melville Hall at the following times:

Monday 9 February: 9.30am – 12.30pm

Tuesday 10 February: 1.30pm – 4.30pm

Thursday 12 February: 1.30pm – 4.30pm

Friday 13 February: 9.30am – 12.30pm

Do you want to talk to someone before enrolling?

Contact info.cbe@anu.edu.au

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