Master of Economics

2 years full-time, Parkville — Domestic and International students. CRICOS code: 065396D

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At MBS, we offer a comprehensive program to support your learning, develop your skills and enrich your degree. We encourage you to be involved both on and off campus, and to make the most of your time outside the classroom.

Dr Mick Coelli
Dr Mick Coelli

Mick teaches into the Master of Economics and has received awards for Excellence in Teaching. Read about Mick’s current research into the ‘economics of school principal effectiveness’ on Newsroom.

Associate Professor Jenny Lye
Associate Professor Jenny Lye

Jenny is the Master of Economics Program Director. Her research looks at applied econometrics in higher education, health wages and the economics of happiness.


Melbourne Business School graduates are in high demand. Our alumni sit on the boards of all eight of Australia’s Global 500 companies, and the school has representation in 14 of the top 20 global companies. Local and international opportunities are endless for Melbourne Business School graduates – so whatever your career goals, we can help you reach them sooner.

KPMG is always looking for people with the ‘X factor’. Good academic results are expected. But the person who stands out from the crowd has usually demonstrated some connection with the broader community, such as volunteering, or leadership roles in student organisations, or active participation in sporting clubs or part-time work.

Chris Leptos

Chris Leptos AM is partner of KPMG, BCOM (1980), MBA (1990), member of the Faculty of Business and Economics Board and Co-Chair of the Alumni Council.


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