• Length 1 years full-time
  • Minimum 48 Units
Admission requirements
  • Mode of delivery
    • Internal

About this degree

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

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

First Semester 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

Second Semester courses

ECON8025 Diploma Microeconomics
ECON8026 Diploma Macroeconomics
EMET8005 Econometric Models and Introductory Econometrics
ECON6015 Optimisation Techniques for Economists (in 2016 ECON6015 is replaced by ECON8013)

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:
-ECON6015 (or ECON8013 in 2016)

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 Analysis 6 units ECON7074 Macroeconomic Analysis 6 units STAT7055 Introductory Statistics for Business and Finance 6 units EMET7001 Mathematical Techniques for Economic Analysis 6 units
ECON8025 Advanced Microeconomic Analysis 6 units ECON8026 Advanced Macroeconomic Analysis 6 units ECON8013 Optimisation for Economics and Financial Economics 6 units EMET8005 Econometric Methods and Modelling 6 units

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