Taught course

Economic and Regional Development

University of New England · Faculty of Science, Agriculture, Business and Law

Entry requirements

A candidate shall:

  • hold an AQF Level 7 Bachelor degree in a non-relevant discipline: or
  • hold an AQF Level 7 Bachelor degree in a relevant discipline*

*Relevant disciplines, include but are not limited to the following:

  • Agricultural and Resource Economics
  • Agribusiness
  • Development Economics
  • Economics
  • Econometrics

Months of entry

March, July

Course content

This course combines economic analysis with studies in specific community/regional development and will prepare you to work in either urban or rural contexts. It will cater for domestic and international students either already employed in such development or wishing to seek a career in this field.

Career opportunities

Graduates of the Master of Economic and Regional Development will have holistic skills that will provide career opportunities and advancements in non-government and government organisations that are involved in community and regional development projects, including international organisations and aid agencies involved in project planning , management, impact and policy evaluation. Opportunities include positions as economists and policy analysts, researchers, community organisers, project officers and consultants.

Information for international students

With over 900 international students currently studying at UNE from over 80 countries worldwide, Armidale is a culturally diverse and accepting community, offering all the benefits of a small, thriving city and the friendliness of a country town.

Fees and funding

UK students
International students

UNE offers international students an affordable, quality living and learning experience in the regional Australian city of Armidale.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • Masters
    full time
    18-24 months
    • Distance learningis available for this qualification
    part time
    24-72 months
    • Distance learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

UNE International Admissions
+61 2 6773 2135