Master of International and Development Economics

Master of International and Development Economics


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Study in-person or online

In 2024, all graduate courses offered by the Crawford School will be available for either in-person or online study. All students are expected to attend live sessions at particular times each week for their courses. Crawford online courses are not ‘study at your own pace’. International students studying on an Australian student visa should enrol in in-person courses.


Real-time interaction, discussion and debate between students and with convenors is a central part of the learning experience. Attendance at interactive classes is important for both on campus and online students.

Improve the impact of economic policies for trade, finance, development and the environment with advanced economic analysis.

  • A degree designed to fast-track your career in key national economic departments and global institutions
  • World-class training in applied economics and its use in policy-making
  • Diverse choice of electives to provide pathways for specialisation

If your goal is to improve policy-making processes with advanced economic-analysis skills, then this graduate degree is for you. With world-class training in applied economics and econometrics, you will learn to apply key analytical frameworks to influence economic policies for trade, finance, development and the environment.

Through your choice of electives, you will have the opportunity to cultivate a distinguished and specialist skill set in the field of international and development economics. This will prepare you for worldwide senior policy officer and management roles.

The program offers five specialisations as follows:

  • Development Policy: develop your analytical understanding of the economic principles and politics underlying development policies.
  • Economies of Asia and the Pacific: acquire a comprehensive understanding of the economic, trade and development issues relevant to devel