Economic Analysis

 

Master of Economic Analysis

Graduate Diploma in Economic Analysis


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Course resolutions

1 Course codes

Code

Course title

MAECONAN-01

Master of Economic Analysis

GNECONAN-01

Graduate Diploma in Economic Analysis

2 Attendance pattern

The attendance pattern for this course is full time or part time according to candidate choice.

3 Master's type

The master's degree in these resolutions is an advanced learning master's course, as defined by the Coursework Rule.

4 Embedded courses in this sequence

(1)
The embedded courses in this sequence are:
(a)
the Graduate Diploma in Economic Analysis
(b)
the Master of Economic Analysis
(2)
A candidate in the graduate diploma may apply to progress to a longer course in this sequence, providing the candidate meets the admission requirements for that course. Only the longest award completed will be conferred.

5 Admission to candidature

(1)
Available places will be offered to qualified applicants based on merit, according to the following admissions criteria. In exceptional circumstances the Dean may admit applicants without these qualifications but whose evidence of experience and achievement is deemed by the Dean to be equivalent.
(2)
Admission to candidature for the Graduate Diploma in Economic Analysis requires:
(a)
a bachelor's degree from the University of Sydney, including a major in Economics with a minimum distinction (75%) average, or an equivalent qualification; or
(b)
completion of the Graduate Certificate in Economics with a minimum distinction (75%) average, or an equivalent qualification.
(3)
Admission to candidature for the Master of Economic Analysis requires:
(a)
a bachelor's degree with a from the University of Sydney, including a major in Economics with a minimum distinction (75%) average, or an equivalent qualification; or
(b)
completion of the requirements for the embedded Graduate Diploma in Economic Analysis or an equivalent qualification.

6 Requirements for award

(1)
The units of study that may be taken for these courses are set out in the Postgraduate Table of Units of Study for the Economic Analysis subject area.
(2)
To qualify for the award of the Graduate Diploma in Economic Analysis a candidate must complete 48 credit points, including:
(a)
24 credit points from core units of study; and
(b)
a minimum of 12 credit points from core elective units of study; and
(c)
a maximum of 12 credit points from elective units of study.
(3)
To qualify for the award of the Masters of Economic Analysis a candidate must complete 72 credit points, including:
(a)
24 credit points from core units of study; and
(b)
a minimum of 24 credit points from core elective units of study; and
(c)
a maximum of 12 credit points from elective units of study
(d)
12 credit points of capstone units of study.

7 Recognition of Prior Learning

(1)
Waivers and reductions in the volume of learning may be granted or the volume of learning may be reduced in recognition of prior learning.
(2)
Credit may be granted for up to 50% of course requirements for relevant incomplete postgraduate qualifications.
(3)
The maximum combined waiver and reduction in the volume of learning for prior study granted to a candidate will not exceed 50% of the requirements of the course.

8 Course transfer

A candidate for the master's degree or graduate diploma may elect to discontinue study and graduate with a shorter award from this sequence, with the approval of the Dean, and provided the requirements of the shorter award have been met.

9 Transitional provisions

(1)
These resolutions apply to students who commenced their candidature after 1 January 2014.