This degree offers advanced studies in economics and econometrics.
It provides a strong foundation and training in:
The Master of Economics is designed for students with prior training in economics or a cognate discipline with a strong analytical/mathematical component, who wish to acquire the advanced skills needed to practice as a professional economist in the public or private sectors. The program is also an appropriate foundation for further PhD study.
Learn how the United States, China, the European Union, and the United Nations operate in our global community, and acquire knowledge of key developments within international relations. The Master of International Relations engages with theory, international governance and law, international security, international political economy and international history.
Participate in an international student exchange and study another language to complement your skills. You can transcend theoretical perspectives by applying your expertise in a working environment, such as through an optional internship. Designed to meet your career-oriented goals, your internship can be in international organisations, government, business, media and NGOs.
If you want to open doors in your career in government, the private and NGO sector or academia, the Master of International Relations helps you to understand contemporary issues facing international laws, policies and governance.
Discover the nuanced international politics of climate change, nuclear weapons, genocide, human rights, globalisation, corruption, international trade, and women in global politics. You can train you focus on the Asia-Pacific, Europe, or the Middle East with expert tuition from regional specialists. And there’s always the option to progress to a research higher degree through a minor thesis option.
On graduation from the Master of International Relations, you will be ready for work in professional fields including:
Graduates have also gone on to work in global organisations including:
Advances in information and communications technologies have revolutionised the way data is gathered, fuelling a surge in the demand for graduates with high-level training in data-analysis using econometric techniques.
The Master of Applied Econometrics is a new two-year program that combines coursework and research to equip you with the skills to make economic decisions in a data-driven manner.
If you are interested in understanding the fiscal responses to macroeconomic conditions, the degree of collusion amongst petrol retailers in Australia, or the impact of trade liberalisation on wage inequality, then The Master of Applied Econometrics is the program for you.
It will give you the econometric expertise to answer real world economic questions, while also providing the flexibility to specialise in areas relating to your career goals.
As a graduate of this degree, you will develop expertise in:
Graduates are likely to be employed in organisations such as banks, government, consulting firms and think tanks as an analyst, data scientist or modelling and insights leader.