Master of Economics

University of Sydney
Camperdown, New South Wales, Australia
Qualification
Master's Degree
Study mode
Full-time, Part-time
Duration
2 years
Intakes
March July
Tuition fee (local)
US$ 43,472
Tuition fee (foreign)
US$ 59,584

Entry Requirements

  • A bachelor’s degree (or equivalent) in a related field
  • Some coursework programs also require relevant professional experience for admission
  • Additionally, health and security checks are required for some postgraduate courses involving fieldwork in the New South Wales hospital and education systems.

Domestic Students:

  • IELTS: A minimum result of 7.0 overall and a minimum result of 6.0 in each band TOEFL paper-based: A minimum result of 600 overall including a minimum result of 4.5 in Writing
  • TOEFL IBT: A minimum result of 100 overall including a minimum result of 22 in Reading, Listening and Speaking and 23 in Writing

International Students:

  • IELTS: A minimum result of 7.0 overall and a minimum result of 6.0 in each band TOEFL paper-based: A minimum result of 600 overall including a minimum result of 4.5 in Writing
  • TOEFL IBT: A minimum result of 100 overall including a minimum result of 22 in Reading, Listening and Speaking and 23 in Writing

Curriculum

Foundation Units (only for the 24 month MEc)

  • Microeconomic Theory
  • Macroeconomic Theory
  • Principles of Econometrics
  • Either Communication in Economics or 
  • Quantitative Tools for Economics

Core Units (for both the 24 month and the 18 month MEc)

  • Microeconomic Analysis 1
  • Macroeconomic Analysis 1
  • Econometric Applications
  • Capital Markets and Corporate Finance

Elective Units (seven units from the list below)

  • Applied Business Forecasting
  • Applied Financial Econometrics
  • Analysis of Panel Data
  • Mathematical Methods of Economic Analysis
  • Market Structure and Strategic Behaviour
  • International Money and Finance
  • Economics of the Labour Market
  • Public Economics
  • Trade and Development
  • Environmental Economics
  • Financial Economics
  • International Trade
  • Strategic Decision Making
  • Experimental Economics
  • Special Topic in Economics (if available)
  • Capital Markets and Corporate Finance
  • Quantitative Finance
  • Intermediate Corporate Finance
  • Broking and Market Making
  • Advanced Asset Pricing
  • Financial Strategy
  • Portfolio Theory and its Applications
  • Derivative Securities
  • International Business Finance
  • Fixed Income Securities
  • Global Trading
  • Financial Instruments and Markets
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Financial Modelling
  • Corporate Valuation
  • Behavioural Finance
  • Financial Risk Management

Specialisation subject areas

  • Economics
  • Econometrics
  • Financial Economics

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