Duration

Please contact the faculty regarding the duration of this program.

Commencing 2018

Any

Program level

Postgraduate Research

Units

16

Faculty

Business, Economics & Law

Location

St Lucia

Delivery mode

Internal

Entry requirements

Prerequisites

Applications need to have held an approved:

  • bachelors degree from this university, or another tertiary institution, for a period of at least 7 years; or
  • an approved masters degree from this university, or another tertiary institution, for a period of at least 4 years; or
  • a PhD in commerce, economics or management studies from this university, or another tertiary institution.

AQF level

AQF level 10

Fees for Australian students

Tuition fees do not apply for Higher Doctorates.

How to apply

Applications must be lodged via the Faculty of Business, Economics and Law.

Closing Date

Applications are able to be submitted for research higher degree programs at any time.

How to apply

Enquiries for Australian students

Faculty of Business, Economics & Law

Email: bel@uq.edu.au

Phone: 07 3365 7111

Web:

Duration

Please contact the faculty regarding the duration of this program.

Commencing 2018

Any

Program level

Postgraduate Research

Units

16

Faculty

Business, Economics & Law

Location

St Lucia

Delivery mode

Internal

Entry requirements

Prerequisites

Applications need to have held an approved:

  • bachelors degree from this university, or another tertiary institution, for a period of at least 7 years; or
  • an approved masters degree from this university, or another tertiary institution, for a period of at least 4 years; or
  • a PhD in commerce, economics or management studies from this university, or another tertiary institution.

International students who wish to undertake this program will not qualify for a Student Visa. To study this program in Australia, international students must hold alternative Australian Visa/Residency status with a sufficient study entitlement. See Department of Immigration and Border Protection for further details. Alternatively, for programs available in 'External' mode, students may study from their home country.

English Proficiency

IELTS overall 6.5; reading 6; writing 6; speaking 6; listening 6. For other English Language Proficiency Tests and Scores approved for UQ, view the English proficiency policy.

AQF level

AQF level 10

Fees for International students

Tuition fees do not apply for Higher Doctorates.

How to apply

Applications must be lodged via the Faculty of Business, Economics and Law.

Closing Date

Applications are able to be submitted for research higher degree programs at any time.

How to apply

Enquiries for International students

International Student Advisor

Phone: Outside Australia: + 61 3 8676 7004
Within Australia (Free Call): 1800 671 980

Web:

Enquire online

Why study the Doctor of Economics?

This program is not a Research Higher Degree program. If you wish to undertake a research higher degree program, please refer to the Doctor of Philosophy, or the Master of Philosophy. This award is for scholars and professionals who have made a significant contribution towards the study of commerce, economics or management. It is the highest award in these disciplines.

What you can study

How to apply

Entry requirements for Australian students

Prerequisites

Applications need to have held an approved:

  • bachelors degree from this university, or another tertiary institution, for a period of at least 7 years; or
  • an approved masters degree from this university, or another tertiary institution, for a period of at least 4 years; or
  • a PhD in commerce, economics or management studies from this university, or another tertiary institution.

Additional application information

Application information and requirements are outlined in the program rules.

How to apply

Applications must be lodged via the Faculty of Business, Economics and Law.

Click here for application procedures for Australian students.

Closing date

Applications are able to be submitted for research higher degree programs at any time.

Entry requirements for International students

Prerequisites

Applications need to have held an approved:

  • bachelors degree from this university, or another tertiary institution, for a period of at least 7 years; or
  • an approved masters degree from this university, or another tertiary institution, for a period of at least 4 years; or
  • a PhD in commerce, economics or management studies from this university, or another tertiary institution.

Additional application requirements

Application information and requirements are outlined in the program rules.

Visa requirements

International students who wish to undertake this program will not qualify for a Student Visa. To study this program in Australia, international students must hold alternative Australian Visa/Residency status with a sufficient study entitlement. See Department of Immigration and Border Protection for further details. Alternatively, for programs available in 'External' mode, students may study from their home country.

English proficiency

IELTS overall 6.5; reading 6; writing 6; speaking 6; listening 6. For other English Language Proficiency Tests and Scores approved for UQ, View the English proficiency policy.

How to apply

Applications must be lodged via the Faculty of Business, Economics and Law.

Click here for application procedures for International students.

Closing date

Applications are able to be submitted for research higher degree programs at any time.

What it costs

Fees for Australian students

Tuition fees do not apply for Higher Doctorates.

Fees for International students

Tuition fees do not apply for Higher Doctorates.

Program Rules and Requirements

To complete the Doctor of Economics

Students should be aware of the University of Queensland rules, particularly the General Award Rules, which govern the conduct of UQ programs. Students will find a link to the General Award Rules, and other University rules, on the University Rules page.

Submission of published and unpublished material for examination which constitutes an original, scholarly and substantial contribution to knowledge in commerce, economics or management studies. Refer to DEcon rules for further information.

Program Rules for the Doctor of Economics