Why study Master of Economics
The Master of Economics' reputation for rigorous training in graduate economics - underlined by its research-active pedagogy - attracts outstanding students to the University. In particular influential economic policymakers in prominent organisations of national executive government (especially PM&C and Treasury) have found the MEc’s focus on national policy issues very rewarding. The degree's accommodation of a focus on Australia's place in the region (through coursework choices and research) is worth stressing.
The program will provide you with the skills to undertake formal economic analysis and the technical knowledge to interpret academic economics literature. You will gain an understanding of recent developments in theoretical and applied economics and the skills and knowledge to undertake independent research in economic theory.
If you’ve decided to apply to the ANU College of Business and Economics, then you've made a great choice. Here you can follow a step-by-step guide to lead you through the application process.
We offer a wide range of scholarships to future students to assist with the cost of their studies. There are also funding support opportunities offered by the Australian and overseas governments, and other industry partners and affiliates, that you can take advantage of.
Our students widely report that one of the best things about studying at ANU is the on-campus experience. Our strong focus on residential living has helped build a vibrant and diverse community, where you can find like-minded peers and make lifelong friends.