Graduate Diploma in Economics

Course Description

This course can provide a formal qualification in the field of economics for graduates with little or no background in the discipline, or it can act as a refresher course in economics for those whose initial studies occurred some time ago. It is also a broadening course for those who wish to extend their knowledge of economics into areas not previously studied such as Economic Development, Economic Policy, Resource Economics or Advanced Economic Theory.

Who is it for?

Those seeking to develop knowledge and skills in economics. This is an excellent course for those wishing to qualify for entry to higher studies in Economics eg Master of Economics Program.

Why study with us?

Better earning power, better career prospects

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Develop valuable skills for immediate real-world application

  • Apply what you learned last night at work today!

High quality online learning tools and resources

  • Be connected anytime, anywhere.

Benefit from UNE's 50 years of excellence in distance education

  • With personal assistance from unit coordinators and the administrative staff, you will always feel supported.

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When can I start?

We offer a Trimester year with intakes in each Trimester for this course.

How our teaching works

With more than 12,500 of its 17,000 students studying via the Internet, UNE is at the forefront of online learning. Our students access their materials via our Student Portal myUNE. Teaching material including topic notes, readings, podcasts, discussion spaces and links to online resources are located on our Learning Management System, Moodle. Your lecturer will interact with you via Moodle and is also available by email or phone. Textbooks are supplied through our bookshop.

Fees

Fee information

How do I apply?

Click here to apply online

Full description of course rules

Degree rules

Note: Degree rules for yearly entry points can be found by going to the Courses and Units Catalogue and selecting the appropriate year (top right of screen). Course details for next year may not be fully available until October of this year.