This program provides the tools of economic analysis at an advanced level and applies them to policy issues with a focus on environmental and resource economics. Areas of specialisation covered in elective courses include: agricultural and resource economics, cost-benefit analysis, economic development, quantitative methods, economic regulation, and environmental and natural resource policy. A common theme across these courses is the integration of environmental and resource decisions into the broader context of national and international economic policy. Graduates find ready employment with universities, national and international policy agencies, leading corporations and civil society organisations.
Upon successful completion, students will have the skills and knowledge to:
- use advanced tools to analyse the economic effects of policy change and to formulate economic policies
- understand the issues in the coordination of policies in environmental and resource economics
- access the academic literature in applied economics and economic policy
- undertake independent research in applied economics and policy, especially in environmental and resource economics
- A Bachelor degree or international equivalent.
- All applicants must meet the University's English Language Admission Requirements for Students
- Up to 24 units of credit is available for a Bachelor degree in a cognate discipline or Graduate Certificate in a cognate discipline.
- Up to 48 units of credit is available for a Honours degree in a cognate discipline or Graduate Diploma in a cognate discipline.
- Credit may also be available for relevant work experience.
- Students must achieve a minimum 50% weighted average mark in the initial component to continue to the concluding component.
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Last updated August 2, 2016