Master of International and Development Economics

Australian National University - College Of Asia & The Pacific

Program Description

Master of International and Development Economics

Australian National University - College Of Asia & The Pacific

Join an internationally-renowned network of leading economic practitioners and researchers at Crawford School and graduate with a world-class master’s degree in international and development economics.

The program will equip you with the tools of advanced economic analysis, and the skill to apply them to economic policies for trade, finance, development and the environment. You can choose from electives including international trade, banking and monetary policy, economic development, econometric methods, economic regulation, and environmental and natural resource policy.

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion, students will have the skills and knowledge to:

  1. use advanced tools to analyze the economic effects of policy change and to formulate economic policies
  2. understand the issues in the coordination of policies in international and development economics
  3. access the academic literature in applied economics and economic policy
  4. undertake independent research in applied economics and policy, especially in international and development economics

Cognate disciplines

Applied Economics, Econometrics, Economic Policy, Economics, Engineering, Mathematics, Statistics

Career Options

Graduates from ANU have been rated as Australia's most employable graduates and among the most sought after by employers worldwide.

The latest Global Employability University Ranking, published by the Times Higher Education, rated ANU as Australia's top university for getting a job for the fourth year in a row.

Admission Requirements

  • A Bachelor degree or international equivalent with a minimum GPA of 5/7.
  • 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 an Honours degree in a cognate discipline or Graduate Diploma in a cognate discipline. Credit may also be available for relevant work experience.
  • Students must complete the pre-sessional component to continue with the initial component.
  • Students must complete all courses in the initial component and achieve a minimum 50% weighted average mark to continue to the concluding component.
  • Students who do not complete all courses in the initial component or do not achieve a minimum 50% weighted average mark in the initial component will be transferred to the Graduate Diploma of Public Policy.

Fees

Domestic Tuition Fees

Annual indicative fee for domestic students$33,888.00

International Tuition Fees

Annual indicative fee for international students$45,168.00

Scholarships

ANU offers a wide range of scholarships to students to assist with the cost of their studies.

Eligibility to apply for ANU scholarships varies depending on the specifics of the scholarship and can be categorized by the type of student you are. Specific scholarship application process information is included in the relevant scholarship listing.

Program Requirements

The Master of International and Development Economics requires the completion of 96 units, which must consist of:

Completion of the following pre-sessional component:

  • Completion of CRWF6900 Graduate Academic and Research Skills for Public Policy

Either:

  • Completion of the following courses:
    • IDEC6900 Graduate Preparatory Microeconomics
    • IDEC6907 Graduate Preparatory Mathematical Methods

Or:

  • Completion of the following courses:
    • IDEC6905 Graduate Preparatory Macroeconomics
    • IDEC6906 Graduate Preparatory Econometrics

48 units from completion of the following initial component:

  • 42 units from completion of the following compulsory courses:
    • IDEC8002 Macroeconomic Analysis and Policy
    • IDEC8003 Issues in Development Policy
    • IDEC8015 Mathematical Methods in Applied Economics
    • IDEC8016 Microeconomic Analysis and Policy
    • IDEC8017 Econometric Techniques
    • IDEC8029 Issues in Applied Microeconomics
    • IDEC8030 Issues in Applied Macroeconomics
  • 6 units from completion of a course from the following list:
    • EMDV8078 Introduction to Environmental and Resource Economics
    • IDEC8001 Applied Economics: Cost/Benefit Analysis

48 units from completion of the following concluding component:

  • 18 units from completion of the following compulsory courses:
    • CRWF8000 Government, Markets and Global Change
    • IDEC8008 Open Economy Macroeconomics, Finance, and Development
    • IDEC8064 Masters Microeconomics
  • 6 units from completion of a research project or skills course from the following list:
    • IDEC8010 Quantitative International Economics
    • IDEC8011 Masters Research Essay
    • IDEC8023 Case Studies in Applied Econometrics
    • IDEC8026 Quantitative Policy Impact Evaluation
  • A minimum of 12 units from completion of economics or econometrics courses from the following list:
    • ECON8002 Applied Welfare Economics
    • ECON8006 International Trade Theory
    • ECON8010 The Economics of Taxation and Redistribution
    • ECON8015 International Economics
    • ECON8034 Public Sector Economics
    • ECON8037 Financial Economics
    • ECON8039 Health Economics
    • ECON8041 Labour Economics and Industrial Relations
    • ECON8047 Law and Economics
    • ECON8049 Southeast Asian Economic Policy and Development
    • ECON8053 Game Theory
    • EMET8001 Applied micro-econometrics
    • EMET8010 Applied Macro and Financial Econometrics
    • EMET8012 Business and Economic Forecasting
    • EMET8014 Fundamentals of Econometric Methods
    • IDEC8007 Aid and Development Policy
    • IDEC8009 Trade, Development and the Asia Pacific Economy
    • IDEC8010 Quantitative International Economics
    • IDEC8011 Masters Research Essay
    • IDEC8012 Monetary Policy and Central Banking in the Asia Pacific
    • IDEC8014 Quantitative Financial Economics
    • IDEC8017 Econometric Techniques
    • IDEC8020 Applied Economic Dynamics
    • IDEC8021 The Chinese Economy
    • IDEC8022 Economic Development
    • IDEC8023 Case Studies in Applied Econometrics
    • IDEC8025 Empirical Public Finance
    • IDEC8026 Quantitative Policy Impact Evaluation
    • IDEC8028 The Microeconomics of Development
    • IDEC8053 Environmental Economics
    • IDEC8089 Energy Economics
    • IDEC8081 The Economics of Incentives and Institutions
    • IDEC8083 Financial Markets and Instruments
    • IDEC8088 Cost-Benefit Analysis: Principles and Practice
    • IDEC8123 Topics in International and Development Economics
    • IDEC8127 Modelling the Global Economy: techniques and policy implications
  • A maximum of 12 units from completion of courses from the following list:
    • CRWF7000 Applied Policy Project
    • POGO8004 Poverty Reduction
    • POGO8015 Foreign Direct Investment Policy
    • POGO8048 Public Finance
    • POGO8057 Managing Government Finances
    • POGO8076 Corruption and Anti-corruption
    • POGO8082 Political Institutions and Policy Processes
    • POGO8095 Development Policy and Practice
    • POGO8101 Policy Process and Analysis
    • POGO8210 Case Studies in Economic Policy
    • POGO8212 Energy Politics and Governance
    • POGO8213 The Global Trading System
    • POGO8220 Issues in Japanese Policy
    • EMDV8002 Methods for Environmental Decision-Making
    • EMDV8007 Environmental Policy and Communications
    • EMDV8012 Ecological Economics and Policy
    • EMDV8080 International Climate Change Policy and Economics
    • EMDV8081 Domestic climate change policy and economics
    • EMDV8082 Food Wars: Food Security and Agricultural Policy
    • EMDV8104 Environmental Governance
    • FINM7044 Applied Valuation
    • FINM7045 Asian Capital Markets
    • FINM8007 Topics in International Finance
    • FINM8016 Portfolio Construction

Specialisations

  • Development Policy
  • Economies of Asia and the Pacific
  • International Trade and Finance
This school offers programs in:
  • English


Last updated February 18, 2018
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This course is Campus based
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Jan. 2019
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2 years
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33,888 AUD
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Australia - Canberra, Australian Capital Territory
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