Master of Economics (Research)
This program requires the submission of a thesis of not more than 50 000 words. You can pursue research in macroeconomics, microeconomics, international economics, applied econometrics, economic policy, economic growth, monetary policy, economics of labour markets policy, globalisation, economic development, financial economics, asset pricing and financial markets, or corporate finance and governance.
The qualification awarded on graduation is recognised in the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) as Level 9.
Bachelor's degree with at least second-class Honours in an appropriate discipline, or equivalent.
Effective professional development for graduate researchers and early career researchers.
We pair a highly motivated PhD student with an industry leader with similar interests.
We offer internships to Master by Research and PhD students in various disciplines.
A selection of La Trobe researchers talk about the exciting work that they're doing.
Fees and costs
Learn more about the fees for graduate research.
Scholarships are available for both current and future students. Find out what La Trobe scholarship opportunities might be available to you.
How to apply
How to apply for a postgraduate research degree
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