- Length 1.5 year full-time
- Minimum 72 Units
- Academic plan MIDNK
- CRICOS code CRICOS
Field of Education
Join an internationally renowned network of leading economic practitioners and researchers at Crawford School at the Australian National University and graduate with a world-class master’s degree in international and development economics. The program 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.
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.
Upon successful completion, students will have the skills and knowledge to:
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
A Bachelor degree or Graduate Certificate, or international equivalent, in a cognate discipline.
Applied Economics, Econometrics, Economic Policy, Economics, Engineering, Mathematics, Statistics, and Computer Science.
English Language Requirements
All applicants must meet the University’s English Language Admission Requirements for Students.
Assessment of Qualifications
Unless otherwise indicated, ANU will accept all Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) qualifications or international equivalents that meet or exceed the published admission requirements of our programs, provided all other admission requirements are also met. Where an applicant has more than one completed tertiary qualification, ANU will base assessment on the qualification that best meets the admission requirements for the program. Find out more about the Australian Qualifications Framework: www.aqf.edu.au
ANU uses a 7-point Grade Point Average (GPA) scale. All qualifications submitted for admission at ANU will be converted to this common scale, which will determine if an applicant meets our published admission requirements. Find out more about how a 7-point GPA is calculated for Australian universities: www.uac.edu.au/future-applicants/admission-criteria/tertiary-qualifications
Unless otherwise indicated, where an applicant has more than one completed tertiary qualification, ANU will calculate the GPA for each qualification separately. ANU will base assessment on the best GPA of all completed tertiary qualifications of the same level or higher.
- Annual indicative fee for domestic students
For more information see: http://www.anu.edu.au/students/program-administration/costs-fees
- Annual indicative fee for international students
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 Master of International and Development Economics requires the completion of 72 units, which must consist of:
36 units from completion of the following compulsory courses taught by ANU
CRWF8000 Government, Markets and Global Change
EMDV8078 Introduction to Environmental and Resource Economics
IDEC8008 Open Economy Macroeconomics, Finance, and Development
IDEC8009 Trade, Development and the Asia Pacific Economy
IDEC8064 Masters Microeconomics
IDEC8088 Cost-Benefit Analysis: Principles and Practice
36 units from completion of the following compulsory courses taught by Nankai:
IDEC8010 Quantitative International Economics
IDEC8011 Masters Research Essay
IDEC8012 Monetary Policy and Central Banking in the Asia Pacific
IDEC8017 Econometric Techniques
IDEC8021 The Chinese Economy
POGO8015 Foreign Direct Investment Policy