Graduate Certificate in Applied Economics (GCertAppEc)

Program Code

Program Faculty
Faculty of Arts, Business, Law and Economics

Academic Year

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


The Graduate Certificate in Applied Economics is designed for graduates of other disciplines who wish to expand their understanding of economic principles and applications. The degree  is particularly suitable for managers who want to incorporate fundamental skills and ideas from Economics into their decision making.

The Graduate Certificate in Economics is an AQF Level 8 qualification with a standard full-time duration of 0.5 years.


Condition of Enrolment

Interruption of program: Students must apply for permission from the Faculty before taking a Leave of Absence. Any extension of the leave without approval will result in the loss of place in the program but an application may be made to be re-admitted to the program subject to the admission procedures in place at the time.

Academic Program Rules for Graduate Certificate in Applied Economics

There shall be a Graduate Certificate in Applied Economics.

Qualification Requirements

To qualify for the Graduate Certificate in Applied Economics, the student must complete satisfactorily a program of study consisting of the following requirements with a combined total of not less than 12 units, comprising:

  1. Core courses to the value of 9 units
  2. Elective courses to the value of 3 units.

With permission of the Program Coordinator, elective courses to the value of 3 units may be chosen from other postgraduate coursework programs offered by the School of Economics.

Core Courses