Master of Applied Economics (MAppEc)

Program Code


Program Minimum Units


Standard Duration

2 Years

Program Faculty

Faculty of the Professions

AQF Level


Academic Year


Special Notes

These Program Rules should be read in conjunction with the University's policies (


The Master of Applied Economics is a conversion degree which provides a thorough understanding of core ideas and concepts in Economics and how they are applied in the real world. The program emphasises knowledge of analytical techniques and the ability to apply them in new contexts.

The Master of Applied Economics is an AQF Level 9 Masters qualification with a standard full-time duration of 2 years.


Academic Program Rules for Master of Applied Economics

There shall be a Master of Applied Economics.

Qualification Requirements
Academic Program: 

To qualify for the degree of Master of Applied Economics, the student must complete satisfactorily a program of study consisting of the following requirements with a combined total of not less than 48 units:

  1. Core courses to the value of 15 units
  2. Electives to the value of 27 units
  3. A research capstone course to the value of 6 units.

In lieu of 15 units of Electives, students may undertake a single Major.