Graduate Certificate in Economics
The Graduate Certificate in Economics is a foundational course for students wishing to advance their knowledge of economics, and is designed to give students the skills to analyse, interpret and communicate key economic issues.
- Course title
- Graduate Certificate in Economics
- Award abbreviation
- Course code
- Course type
- postgraduate certificate
- current / 2019
- Administered by
- Faculty of Arts, Business, Law and Education
- Intake periods
- Beginning of year and mid-year
- Attendance type
- part-time only
- Credit points required
A standard full-time load is 24 points per semester.
- Standard course duration
- 1 year
- Time limit
- 2 years
- Delivery mode
- Locations offered
- UWA (Perth)
- Domestic fee type
- Postgraduate fee-paying/FEE-HELP
- Course Coordinator(s)
- Dr Andrew Williams
- Visit the fees calculator.
Prospective students should see the Future Students website for details on admission requirements, intake periods, fees, availability to international students, careers information etc.
|Key to availability of units:|
|S1 = Semester 1; S2 = Semester 2; N/A = not available in 2019|
All units have a value of six points unless otherwise stated.
Note: Units that are indicated as N/A may be available in 2020 or 2021.
Take all units (6 points):
|S1||ECON5541||Economics for Business: Applications and Policy|
Take unit(s) to the value of 18 points:
|S1||ECON4507||History of Economic Thought|
|S1||ECON5514||Economic Research and Evaluation Methods|
|S2||ECON5515||Economic Growth and Institutions|
|N/A||ECON5518||Economics of Global Health and Policy|
|S1||ECON5540||Economic Analysis and Policy|
Applicability of the Student Rules, policies and procedures
1.(1) The http://handbooks.uwa.edu.au/postgraduate/student-procedures'>student procedures apply, except as otherwise indicated in the rules for this course.
Academic Conduct Essentials module
2.(1) Except as stated in (2), a student who enrols in this course for the first time irrespective of whether they have previously been enrolled in another course of the University, must undertake the Academic Conduct Essentials module (the ACE module).
English Language competency requirements
3. To be considered eligible for consideration for admission to this course an applicant must satisfy the University's English language competence requirement as set out in the University Policy on Admission: Coursework.
(c) at least five years of relevant, documented professional experience considered by UWA (following an interview and assessment process) to be sufficient to permit satisfactory completion of the course.
Admission ranking and selection
Articulations and exit awards
- 41680 Master of Commerce (96 points)
- 42230 Graduate Certificate in Economics (24 points)
- 42580 Master of Public Policy (96 points)
(2) Units must be selected in accordance with the course structure, as set out in these rules.
8. To make satisfactory progress in a calendar year a student must pass units to a value of at least half the total value of units in which they remain enrolled after the final date for withdrawal without academic penalty.
9. A student who has not achieved a result of Ungraded Pass (UP) for the ACE module when their progress status is assessed will not have made satisfactory progress even if they have met the other requirements for satisfactory progress in Rule 8.
11. A student who does not make satisfactory progress in terms of Rule 9 is assigned the progress status of 'On Probation', unless they have been assigned a progress status of 'Suspended' or 'Excluded' for failure to meet other satisfactory progress requirements in Rule 8.