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    Mineral and Energy Economics, Business Administration
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    Mineral and Energy Economics, Business Administration

    Curtin University

    Curtin University


    Australia, Perth

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    Key Facts

    Program Level

    Master by Course Work

    Study Type

    Full Time


    On Campus

    Course Code



    Perth City

    Program Language


    Start & Deadlines

    Next Intake Deadlines22-Jul-2024
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    Duration 2.5 year(s)
    Tuition Fee
    AUD 38,453  / year
    Next Intake 22-Jul-2024

    Mineral and Energy Economics, Business Administration


    This double degree is becoming a popular choice for students with experience in the resources industry who want to consolidate their business and management skills. It combines the Master of Science with the internationally accredited business acumen of Curtin's highly regarded MBA.

    There are streams for students with a technical background, and those with a non­ technical background.

    Please refer to the handbook for additional course overview information.

    Why study

    • Study at our city campuslocated in the heart of the Perth CBD
    • These courses are delivered in trimesters, allowing you to complete your degree much sooner
    • Intensive weekend units and evening classes mean your studies fit around your work-life
    • Many of our courses can be completed online allowing you to study wherever you are
    • Our courses have a highly applied, practical focus and are delivered by leading academics and business practitioners.

    How this course will make you industry ready

    The teaching programs are offered in a highly flexible way to cater for busy professionals endeavouring to balance work and study commitments, and for students working on a fly-in-fly-out basis.

    While the courses have a strong theoretical base, they are characterised by their practical relevance. All teaching faculty have considerable experience in industry. Participants also benefit from the global popularity of the courses providing great opportunities for international perspectives to be shared and for long-term international contacts and networks to be established.

  • examine and evaluate economic and financial models and trends that affect the minerals and energy sector
  • analyse problems and issues that pertain to the mineral and energy sector and incorporate evidenced based solutions
  • access appropriate database sources and evaluate and synthesise information from these and other sources to make valid and supported judgments about issues
  • effectively communicate in a manner appropriate to their audience and their desired outcome
  • select and use appropriate software packages to manipulate, transfer, access and manage data
  • possess and be able to utilise lifelong learning strategies
  • analyse the impact made by the mineral and energy sector on local. regional, national and international areas and how policies can alter that impact
  • explore socioeconomic issues, such as native title, and the impact on indigenous Australians and their relationship between the land and resources
  • recognise and respond appropriately to the needs of different groups and nationalities in terms of professional behaviour; work successfully in collaborative teams to achieve stated outcomes
  • Requirements

    Entry Requirements

  • Completion of 3 year post-secondary (post Year 12 equivalent) qualification OR hold a Bachelor degree (or equivalent) from a recognised University which is comparable to an AQF Associate Degree
  • English Program Requirements

    If English is not your first language, you must also check that you meet English language requirements for your chosen course. Australian students must also meet the English entry requirements.



    • Certified Practising Accountant
    • Senior accountant
    • Chief Financial Officer
    • Information technology accountant
    • Accountant
    • Auditor
    • Business analyst
    • Company secretary
    • Insolvency consultant
    • Internal auditor
    • Tax agent
    • Treasurer


    • Accounting
    • Finance and investment
    • Government
    • Law
    • Resources and renewables

    Fee Information

    +estimated annual tuition fee for a full-time study load

    Plus Student Services and Amenities fee
    Scholarships and financial aid available if eligible

    Tuition Fee

    AUD 38,453 

    How to Apply

    Have your supporting documents to hand, and ensure they meet our guidelines. The documents may include certified copies of your qualifications, English language proficiency documents and supplementary forms for certain courses.

    If your documents are not issued in English, an official translation from a recognised translation service must be provided.

    Recognised translation services

    • National Accreditation Authority for Translators and Interpreters (NAATI) accredited translator in Australia
    • The Awarding institution
    • A Notary Public Office
    • The official Government body
    • An official and accredited translator*

    *Official translations are subject to review.

    If you have undertaken previous study or work that matches the content of some of your Curtin course units, you may be able to obtain credit for recognised learning, which exempts you from studying those units.

    Applying online: Use the ‘Apply now’ button on the relevant course page and following the prompts.

    Applying by mail or email: Download the International application for admission form [.pdf – 307 kB].

    If you want to package your course with a Curtin English course, you can submit your application with your course application documents to streamline the process.

    If your application is successful, you will receive an offer that you will need to accept or reject.

    If you accept your offer, you will receive a Confirmation of Enrolment ­– a document from Curtin that details your course, how long you will be studying the course, and the tuition fees. This document can be used for acquiring a student visa.

    Apply to the Australian government for your student visa. Gaining a student visa will allow you to participate in full-time study in Australia and work up to 40 hours in a fortnight. If you’re under 18 years of age, you must have approved accommodation and welfare arrangements in place before a visa can be issued.

    See our pre-departure resources for helpful information regarding your move to Perth.

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