Economic Analysis

 

Master of Economic Analysis

Graduate Diploma in Economic Analysis

Graduate Certificate in Economic Analysis

Course resolutions

1 Course codes

Code

Course title

MAECONAN-01

Master of Economic Analysis

GNECONAN-01

Graduate Diploma in Economic Analysis

GCECONAN-01

Graduate Certificate in Economic Analysis

2 Attendance pattern

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

3 Masters type

The masters degree in these resolutions is an advanced learning masters course, as defined by the Coursework Policy 2014.

4 Embedded courses in this sequence

(1)
The embedded courses in this sequence are:
(a)
the Graduate Certificate in Economic Analysis
(b)
the Graduate Diploma in Economic Analysis
(c)
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 Certificate in Economic Analysis requires:
(a)
a bachelors degree in Science or Engineering from the University of Sydney with a minimum Credit (65%) average, or an equivalent qualification; or
(b)
completion of the Graduate Certificate in Economics with a minimum Distinction (75%) average; or
(c)
a bachelors degree from the University of Sydney, including a major in Economics with a minimum Distinction (75%) average, or an equivalent qualification.
(3)
Admission to candidature for the Graduate Diploma in Economic Analysis requires:
(a)
a bachelors 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 Economic Analysis with a minimum Distinction (75%) average, or an equivalent qualification.
(4)
Admission to candidature for the Master of Economic Analysis requires:
(a)
a bachelors 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 requirements for the embedded Graduate Certificate or Graduate Diploma in Economic Analysis with a minimum Distinction (75%) average, or an equivalent qualification; or
(c)
completion of the requirements for the Graduate Certificate in Economics with a minimum High Distinction (85%) average, 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 Certificate in Economic Analysis a candidate must complete 24 credit points of core units of study.
(3)
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 selective units of study; and
(c)
a maximum of 12 credit points from elective units of study.
(4)
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 selective 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 per cent 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 per cent of the requirements of the course.

8 Course transfer

A candidate for the masters 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, 2018 and students who commenced their candidature prior to 1 January, 2018 who elect to proceed under these resolutions.