Master of Science (Mineral and Energy Economics) / Business Administration - Máster en Ciencias / Management (Economía y Energía Minera)
The Master of Economics program provides advanced training in theoretical and applied aspects of modern economics and econometrics.
There is no mid-year intake for the Master of Economics program. Applicants can only apply to commence Master of Economics studies for Session 1.
Entry to this program requires an academic background in economics.
A graduate of the MEc is prepared for a career as a professional economist with advanced technical skills, or for further studies in economics or related fields in Australia and abroad.
completion of a recognized bachelor degree
meet English requirements.
* Some programs have additional entry requirements, please contact UNSW for this information.
On successful completion of the MEc program, students will have the ability to:
understand and apply complex economic theories and models to interpret specific economic developments and problems
apply critical thinking skills in order to modify appropriate theories and models to interpret and solve problems
use quantitative techniques to interpret economic problems and make economic and business decisions
present complex issues in coherent written statements and oral presentations
use their economic knowledge and quantitative skills to explain the global economic effects of specific economic problems and developments and how that relates to the Australian economy
The Master in Economics degree comprises 48 units of credit (UOC). Students are required to complete four core courses and four elective courses.
ECON6001 Microeconomic Analysis (6 UOC)
ECON6002 Macroeconomic Analysis (6 UOC)
ECON6003 Econometric Analysis (6 UOC)
ECON6004 Mathematical Economics (6 UOC)
ECON6101 Advanced Micro Analysis (6 UOC)
ECON6102 Advanced Macro Analysis (6 UOC)
ECON6201 Advanced Econometric Theory (6 UOC)
ECON6202 Policy Evaluation Methods (6 UOC)
ECON6203 Applied Econometrics (6 UOC)
ECON6205 Choice Modelling (6 UOC)
ECON6301 Strategic Market Behaviour (6 UOC)
ECON6302 International Trade (6 UOC)
ECON6303 Economics of Labour Markets (6 UOC)
ECON6306 Environmental Economics (6 UOC)
ECON6307 Health Economics (6 UOC)
ECON6309 Economic Measurement (6 UOC)
ECON6310 Adv Experimental Economics (6 UOC)
ECON6350 Special Topics in Economics (6 UOC)
With the approval of the Head of the School of Economics or the MEc Co-ordinator, elective courses may be selected from the following list:
ECON5106 Financial Economics (6 UOC)
ECON5114 Super and Retirement Benefits (6 UOC)
ECON5136 Retirement Saving and Spending (6 UOC)
ECON5206 Financial Econometrics (6 UOC)
ECON5248 Business Forecasting (6 UOC)
ECON5330 Real Estate Economics (6 UOC)