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  • Tuition Fee:
  • Local: $ 20.7k / 1 year
  • Foreign: $ 25.1k / 1 year
  • Languages of instruction:
  • English
  • Deadline:
  • 31 May 2016
  • StudyQA ranking:
  • 272pts.
  • Duration:
  • 2 years

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

    Career Options

    Learning Outcomes

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

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

    Cognate disciplines

    Applied Economics, Econometrics, Economic Policy, Economics, Engineering, Mathematics, Statistics

    The Master of International and Development Economics requires the completion of 96 units, which must consist of:

    Completion of the following pre-sessional component:

    Completion of CRWF6900 Graduate Academic and Research Skills for Public Policy

     

    Either:

    Completion of the following courses:

    IDEC6900 Graduate Preparatory Microeconomics

    IDEC6907 Graduate Preparatory Mathematical Methods

     

    Or:

    Completion of the following courses:

    IDEC6905 Graduate Preparatory Macroeconomics

    IDEC6906 Graduate Preparatory Econometrics

     

     48 units from completion of the following initial component:

    42 units from completion of the following compulsory courses:

    IDEC8002 Macroeconomic Analysis and Policy

    IDEC8003 Issues in Development Policy

    IDEC8015 Mathematical Methods in Applied Economics

    IDEC8016 Microeconomic Analysis and Policy

    IDEC8017 Econometric Techniques

    IDEC8029 Issues in Applied Microeconomics

    IDEC8030 Issues in Applied Macroeconomics

     

    6 units from completion of a course from the following list:

    EMDV8078 Introduction to Environmental and Resource Economics

    IDEC8001 Applied Economics: Cost/Benefit Analysis

     

    48 units from completion of the following concluding component:

    18 units from completion of the following compulsory courses:

    CRWF8000 Government, Markets and Global Change

    IDEC8008 Open Economy Macroeconomics, Finance, and Development

    IDEC8064 Masters Microeconomics

     

    6 units from completion of a research project or skills course from the following list:

    IDEC8010 Quantitative International Economics

    IDEC8011 Masters Research Essay

    IDEC8023 Case Studies in Applied Economics

    IDEC8026 Quantitative Policy Impact Evaluation

     

    A minimum of 12 units from completion of economics or econometrics courses from the following list:

    ECON8002 Applied Welfare Economics

    ECON8006 International Trade Theory

    ECON8010 The Economics of Taxation and Redistribution

    ECON8015 International Economics

    ECON8034 Public Sector Economics (G)

    ECON8037 Financial Economics

    ECON8039 Health Economics

    ECON8041 Labour Economics and Industrial Relations

    ECON8047 Law and Economics

    ECON8049 Southeast Asian Economic Policy and Development

    ECON8053 Strategic Thinking: An Introduction to Game Theory

    EMET8001 Applied micro-econometrics

    EMET8010 Applied Macro and Financial Econometrics

    EMET8012 Business and Economic Forecasting

    EMET8014 Fundamentals of Econometric Methods

    IDEC8007 Aid and Development Policy

    IDEC8009 Trade, Development and the Asia Pacific Economy

    IDEC8010 Quantitative International Economics

    IDEC8011 Masters Research Essay

    IDEC8012 Monetary Policy and Central Banking in the Asia Pacific

    IDEC8014 Banking, Finance and Monetary Policy in the Asia Pacific Region

    IDEC8018 Agricultural Economics and Resource Policy

    IDEC8020 Applied Economic Dynamics

    IDEC8021 The Chinese Economy

    IDEC8022 Economic Development

    IDEC8023 Case Studies in Applied Economics

    IDEC8025 Empirical Public Finance

    IDEC8026 Quantitative Policy Impact Evaluation

    IDEC8027 Infrastructure Regulation Economics and Policy

    IDEC8028 The Microeconomics of Development

    IDEC8053 Environmental Economics

    IDEC8068 Macroeconomic Policy and Implementation

    IDEC8081 The Economics of Incentives and Institutions

    IDEC8083 The Role of Financial Markets and Instruments for Economic Management and Development

    IDEC8088 Applied Economics: Cost/Benefit Analysis

     

    A maximum of 12 units from completion of courses from the following list:

    POGO8210 Case Studies in Economic Policy

    EMDV8006 International Climate Change Policy and Economics

    POGO8009 Energy Politics and Governance

    POGO8011 The Global Trading System

    EMDV8014 Domestic climate change policy and economics

    EMDV8016 Food Wars: Food Security and Agricultural Policy

    IDEC8017 Energy Economics

    ECON8036 Economic Seminars for Graduate Program in Economics

    EMDV8001 Environmental Sustainability, Health and Development

    EMDV8002 Methods for Environmental Decision-Making

    EMDV8007 Environmental Policy and Communications

    EMET8002 Case Studies in Applied Economic Analysis and Econometrics

    POGO8004 Poverty Reduction

    POGO8057 Managing Government Finances

    POGO8076 Corruption and Anti-corruption

     

    Students must complete the pre-sessional component to continue to the initial component.

    Students must achieve a minimum 50% weighted average mark in the initial component to continue to the concluding component.

    Students who do not achieve a minimum 50% weighted average mark in the initial component will be transferred to the Graduate Diploma of Public Policy.


    Australia requirements for international students

    In Australia each institution has its own application procedures and admission requirements so il would be better to contact your chosen university for an application form. To study here you'll need to apply for both admission to an institution and also for a student visa from the Australian Government so it's necessery to carefully check student visa information on the Department of Immigration and Border Protection (DIBP).

    Entry requirements can include: the academic requirements, evidence of funds to support your study and overseas student health cover. The academic requirements you need to study in Australia depend on the level of education you want to study. Indeed, in some cases, you may need to present your results of an English language test. 

    You can choose up to six courses in your application. Each university you've applied to consider your application separately. This means that you may receive an offer from each course that you include in your application. 


    University requirements


    Program requirements

     

    A Bachelor degree or international equivalent.

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

    Up to 24 units of credit is available for a Bachelor degree in a cognate discipline or Graduate Certificate in a cognate discipline. 

    Up to 48 units of credit is available for a Honours degree in a cognate discipline or Graduate Diploma in a cognate discipline.   Credit may also be available for relevant work experience.

    Students must complete the pre-sessional component to continue to the initial component.

    Students must achieve a minimum 50% weighted average mark in the initial component to continue to the concluding component.

    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.

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