Master of Environmental and Resource Economics

Master of Environmental and Resource Economics


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The objective of the Master’s in Environmental and Resource Economics degree is to provide students with rigorous and specialist training in economics and environmental, resources and energy policy. The degree is designed for those with an interest in developing or advancing their economic knowledge and skills to apply to environmental, resource and energy policy issues. The program is relevant to both national and international policy contexts.

On completion of the degree, students will have highly developed skills in quantitative analysis and modelling and an understanding of the economic approaches to resolving the challenges of resource exploitation and misuse of the environment. Graduates are in high demand and have found employment in research, policy analysis and as consultants in Australia and overseas.

For further information about the program or admission requirements please contact the Program Director, Professor David Stern:

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The Master of Environmental and Resource Economics requires the completion of 96 units (16 courses). Credit may be awarded for previous study and relevant work experience

Cognate disciplines

  • Applied Economics
  • Econometrics
  • Economic Policy
  • Economics
  • Engineering
  • Mathematics
  • Statistics

Duration: 1-2 years full time (subject to eligibility)

Applicants with a bachelor’s degree or Graduate Certificate in a cognate discipline may be eligible for 24 units (one semester) of credit.

Applicants with a Graduate Diploma or Honours in a cognate discipline may be eligible for 48 units (one year) of credit.

Credit may also be available for relevant work experience.

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David Stern

Professor, Director International and Development Economics

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