Master of Applied Economics (MAppEc)

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 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.


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 Master of Applied Economics

There shall be a Master of Applied Economics.

Qualification Requirements

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, comprising:

  1. Core courses to the value of 15 units
  2. A research capstone course to the value of 6 units
  3. Electives to the value of 27 units
  4. Students may undertake a single Specialisation in lieu of Electives to the value of units for that Specialisation.

Core Courses