Careers and further study
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Fees and scholarships
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Postgraduate - fee paying students
The Annual Fee is an estimate only based on a standard annual study load of 48 points.
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Scholarships are available to students from a diverse range of backgrounds, including academic achievement, financial need, educational disadvantage, leadership and community service, artistic or sporting achievements, and being from a rural or remote area.
Cost of living
If you’re interested in furthering your career by studying this postgraduate degree, find out the admission details below.
(a) a Bachelor's degree, or an equivalent qualification, as recognised by UWA; and either:
(b) the equivalent of a UWA weighted average mark of at least 50 per cent;
(c) at least two years professional experience in a relevant occupation; or
(2) significant work experience including at least 5 years with a material level of responsibility.
Ranking and Selection Process
How to apply
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About the course
Graduates of this course will have specialised knowledge and skills in economics. Apply technical knowledge and skills to a variety of economic problems, such as analysing and critically evaluating economic policies and market operations and develop the ability to critically analyse and synthesise knowledge. Learn to provide solutions to complex problems, communicate clearly, effectively and appropriately in relation to complex problems and issues in economics to a variety of audiences.
UWA's internationally renowned Economics lecturers emphasise the foundations needed to understand the way the economy works, be it Australia, China, the US or the world as a whole.
Why study this course
- Gain a solid introduction to further studies in economics (for example, the Master of Public Policy)
- Understand how society works from an economic perspective
- Understand economic analyses at work
- Available 2020/2021
- Perth (Crawley campus)
- Semester 1, Semester 2
- 12 hours per unit per week (comprising 3 hours of contact time and 9 hours of individual study)
- This course is not available to international student visa holders
Postgraduate coursework degrees and combined (coursework and research) degrees comprise a number of units. Refer to the course structure for more information.
Dr Andrew Williams, Director of Education
The UWA Business School is accredited through both EQUIS, the European Quality Improvement System, and AACSB, the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business. These are the leading business school accreditations in Europe and North America respectively, meaning that your business degree will be recognised by employers around the world.
We understand that life is busy. That's why our postgraduate courses are designed so you can balance your work and studies. Our flexible postgraduate experience includes the opportunity to study part time, a range of units that are taught after hours, and the option to learn via intensive units. Ask our Student Central team for advice on choosing the right postgraduate route for you. Find out more here.
Top 5 reasons to study a postgraduate degree
Depending on your background and your chosen course, postgraduate studies may be a way to:
- Specialise: become an expert in your chosen field
- Change direction: pursue a different path
- Qualify: to enter certain professions
- Gain experience: through hands-on practical opportunities
- Network: build contacts in your chosen industry