Graduate Diploma in Economic Studies
Course code: 0172 ~ Course abbreviation: GradDipEcSt ~ Total credit points required: 48 ~ 1 year full-time, 2 years part-time ~ Managing faculty: Business and Economics
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This course is designed to provide a sound understanding of economic and economic statistics issues and their function in the business world.
The learning goals associated with this course are to: supplement undergraduate qualifications with a more substantial knowledge of economic principles and quantitative methods; understand the issues underlying major economic policy decisions and the implications of those decisions; apply theoretical training to solve practical problems in a wide range of decision-making environments; develop effective oral, written and interpersonal communication skills; develop the skills, knowledge and motivation necessary for postgraduate study.
(a) Students must complete four units (24 points) from the following, with at least one being selected from those marked with an asterisk:
(b) students must complete the following two units (12 points):
Students whose qualifying degree is in economics may, with the permission of the course coordinator, substitute other units for these two economics units.
(c) students must also complete two units (12 points) from:
(i) units listed in (a)
(ii) second and third-year units available in the Bachelor of Economics degree.
Due to the sequential nature of some core units, and the prerequisite requirements of other units, students with no prior economics or statistics knowledge may need to take more than two semesters to complete this major.
(a) Students must complete four core units (24 points):
(b) students must complete at least two units (12 points) from the following:
(c) students must complete two units (12 points) subject to the following conditions:
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Economics; Dr Daniel Mulino; Econometrics; Associate Professor Brett Inder