Taught course


University of Melbourne · University of Melbourne

Entry requirements

In order to be considered for entry, applicants must have completed:

  • an undergraduate or postgraduate degree with a strong analytical or mathematical component and with a weighted average mark of at least H2A (75%);
  • a personal statement outlining why they wish to be considered for the course; and
  • the Graduate Record Examination (GRE) unless the applicant has completed an undergraduate degree in Australia or New Zealand or met one of the approved conditions for GRE exemption.

Meeting these requirements does not guarantee selection.

Months of entry

July, February

Course content

The Master of Economics is a two year degree in advanced studies in economics and econometrics. It provides training in critically reading the literature and experience in undertaking independent research. The program is ideal for those who wish to acquire the skills needed to practice as a professional economist in the public or private sectors. The program also provides a foundation to undertake further study at the PhD level.

Qualification and course duration


full time
24 months
part time
48 months

Course contact details

Melbourne Business School
+61 3 8344 1670