Graduate Certificate of International and Development Economics
Contribute to the economic development of a wider community
Explore how policy makers use economics to tackle real world problems of developing nations. Cover fundamental economic concepts and methods. You’ll start thinking about the connections between economic growth, inequality and sustainability.
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What you'll learn
Upon successful completion of the study, students should be able to:
- Understand and be able to analyse economic policies
- Use economic concepts and methods to analyse key issues in international and development economics
- Engage with academic literature in applied economics and economic policy
The latest Global Employability University Ranking, published by the Times Higher Education, rated ANU as Australia’s top university for getting a job for the fourth year in a row.
Crawford School’s graduates in international and development economics are playing key roles in Australian Commonwealth and state governments; Not-for-Profits and social enterprises; Advocacy organisations; International bodies and agencies.
The skills and training will enable you to work in economic policy areas in government or institutions for regional and international economic development.
At a minimum, all applicants must meet program-specific academic/non-academic requirements, and English language requirements. Admission to most ANU programs is on a competitive basis. Therefore, meeting all admission requirements does not automatically guarantee entry.
- Bachelor or international equivalent with GPA 4/7; or
- Graduate Diploma or international equivalent with a GPA 4/7; or
- Graduate Certificate or international equivalent with a GPA 4/7; or
- 24 units of courses in a postgraduate program a GPA of 4/7; or
- GRE General test, completed no more than 5 years before the time of application, with a minimum score of 155 for Verbal Reasoning, 155 for Quantitative Reasoning and 4.0 in Analytical Writing and a minimum of 3 years full-time equivalent work experience at ANZSCO Skill Level 1 in a field related to the program.
Work and Life
A minimum 5 years full-time equivalent work experience at ANZSCO Skill Level 1 in a field related to the program.
English Proficiency Requirements
Applications must show English language proficiency by meeting ANU's English Language Requirements for admission to study this course.
Credit for previous study or work
Contact Crawford.Enquiries@anu.edu.au for case by case information.
This Graduate Certificate of International and Development Economics will equip you with tools in economic analysis and the skills to apply them to key issues in international and development economics. You will gain an understanding of markets, policies, and how to analyse international development challenges. Join an internationally-renowned network of leading economic practitioners and researchers at Crawford School of Public Policy.
Degree structure details
Recommended Study Pattern
As a guide, subjects in this degree can include:
- Graduate Academic and Research Skills for Public Policy
- Graduate Preparatory Microeconomics
- Issues in Development Policy
- Graduate Preparatory Mathematical Methods
As part of your application, you’ll be guided through how to get the right degree structure in place for you.
The Graduate Certificate of International and Development Economics requires the successful completion of 24 units from the specified courses in relevant areas.