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Agricultural Economics
Master of Agricultural Economics
Master of Agricultural Economics

Master of Agricultural Economics

  • ID:UWA610179
  • Level:Master's Degree
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  • Type:Full-time

Fees (AUD)

  • TuitionFee/Year:$39,300.00
  • LivingFee/Year:$15,270.00
  • TuitionFee/Year:$39,300.00
  • LivingFee/Year:$15,270.00
Estimated Total/program:
$109,140.00
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Admission Requirements

Entry Requirement

To be considered for admission to this course an applicant must have:

  • (a) a bachelor's degree, or an equivalent qualification, as recognised by UWA;

and

  • (b) the equivalent of a UWA weighted average mark of at least 50 per cent

English requirements

  • Qualification through WACE, TEE or equivalent
    • Pass in English, English Literature, or English as a Second Language
  • GCE O-level (GCSE and IGCSE)
    • Minimum grade C / C6 in English, English Language, English (First Language) or English Literature.
    • Minimum grade A in IGCSE English as a Second Language, with grade 1(One) in Oral/Aural Communication.
    • Must be endorsed by CIE, OCR, Edexcel, AQA or other UK authority (independent and school-assessed O-levels are not sufficient).
  • TOEFL (paper-based)
    • 570 with a Test of Written English (TWE) of no less than 4.5
    • Scholarship applicants require 580, with 45 in the Test of Spoken English (TSE) and 4.5 in the Test of Written English (TWE)
  • IBT TOEFL (Internet-based test score)
    • 82 with 22 for writing, 20 for speaking, 20 for listening, and 18 for reading
  • IELTS (Academic)
    • 6.5 (no band lower than 6.0)
  • Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English
    • C pass
  • Cambridge Certificate in Advanced English
    • B grade
  • CELT Bridging Course
    • Overall score of 70% with a minimum of 65% for each section
  • Pearson Test of English (PTE) (Academic)
    • Overall score of 64 with a minimum score of 64 in the Reading and Writing sections, 59 in the Speaking section and 54 in the Listening section.
    • The Law School requires an overall score of 70 with a minimum score of 70 in each section.

Other requirements

Higher English scores are required for admission to higher degrees in some faculties at UWA:

  • Law: overall IELTS of 7.5, with a minimum score of 7.5 for reading and writing and a minimum of 7.0 for speaking and listening.
  • Education: overall IELTS score of 7.0, with a minimum of 6.5 in reading and writing.
  • Dentistry: overall IELTS score of 7.0, with a minimum of 6.5 in reading and writing.
  • Business: overall IELTS score of 6.5, with a minimum of 6.5 in reading and writing.

Course Information

The fast-track course consists of 12 units, completed over 18 months, and the full program for students from a non-cognate background consists of 16 units completed over 24 months. Entry to the program is available in either semester. The degree is offered by Agricultural and Resource Economics group located within the UWA School of Agriculture and Environment.

The UWA Agricultural and Resource Economics group is Australia's top ranked research group in the field of Agricultural and Resource Economics, and teaching is lead by staff with expertise in: agricultural policy analysis, bioeconomic modelling, environmental economics, consumer demand analysis, production efficiency analysis, water economics, development economics, and many other areas of applied economics, including technology adoption, the design of agri-environmental schemes, the use of non-market valuation techniques, agribusiness analysis, international trade.

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