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Master of Agricultural Economics
Master of Agricultural Economics

Master of Agricultural Economics

  • ID:UWA610179
  • Level:Master's Degree
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Admission Requirements

Entry Requirements

​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;


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


(c) completed prior studies at a tertiary level with significant content in economics, statistics/econometrics or mathematics ; or in a related cognate discipline, as recognised by UWA.

English Requirements

  • Internet-based Test (iBT): An overall score of 82 with a minimum score of: 22 in the Writing section; 18 in the Reading section; 20 in the Speaking section; and 20 in the Listening 

  • IELTS (Academic) including IELTS for UKVI (Academic): Minimum overall score of 6.5 with no band less than 6.0 (must include Academic Reading and Writing modules)

  • PTE (Academic): Postgraduate Research Studies applicants: An overall score of 64 with a minimum score of 64 in the reading and writing sections, and no less than 54 in the other sections.

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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Course structure details


Take all units (18 points):

  • AGRI5549 International Agriculture: Research and Development (6)

  • ECON5004 Microeconometric Models for Agricultural and Environmental Economics (6)

  • SCIE4402 Data Management and Analysis in the Natural Sciences (6)

Option - Coursework and Dissertation

Students in the course by Coursework and Dissertation, take 24 points (4 units) from this group:

  • SCIE5571 Dissertation Part 1 (6)

  • SCIE5572 Dissertation Part 2 (6)

  • SCIE5573 Dissertation Part 3 (6)

  • SCIE5574 Dissertation Part 4 (6)

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Career Opportunity

Career Opportunity

  • Agricultural Consultant

  • Agricultural Scientist

  • Economist

  • Policy Analyst

Ability to settle

Overseas Student Health Cover

OSHC: 530 ($) per year

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