2011

QUICK GUIDE

POSTGRADUATE BUSINESS & ECONOMICS PROGRAMS

ContEnts
01 Welcome 04 Why sTudy aT The universiTy oF adelaide? 06 Why underTake Business and economics sTudies aT The universiTy oF adelaide? 08 masTer oF commerce 09 masTer oF commerce: accounTing 10 masTer oF commerce: aPPlied Finance 11 masTer oF commerce: markeTing 12 masTer oF accounTing & Finance; masTer oF accounTing & markeTing; masTer oF accounTing & PerFormance managemenT 14 masTer oF Finance & Business economics 15 masTer oF Business research 16 masTer oF Business adminisTraTion 17 graduaTe diPloma oF Business adminisTraTion graduaTe cerTiFicaTe in managemenT 18 masTer oF aPPlied economics 19 graduaTe diPloma in aPPlied economics graduaTe cerTiFicaTe in economics 20 masTer oF economics courseWork 22 masTer oF aPPlied economics (PuBlic Policy) 23 ProFessional cerTiFicaTe in PuBlic Policy 24 masTer oF aPPlied economics (inTernaTional) 25 graduaTe diPloma in inTernaTional economics graduaTe cerTiFicaTe in inTernaTional economics 26 masTer oF inTernaTional Trade and develoPmenT 27 ProFessional cerTiFicaTe in inTernaTional Trade 28 graduaTe diPloma in gloBal WealTh managemenT 29 ProFessional cerTiFicaTe in selF managed suPerannuaTion 30 admission and scholarshiPs 32 summary

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Pg Quick guide | Welcome

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AssoCIAtE PRoFEssoR BARRY BURGAn
head, The Business school

“We welcome you to pursue yourwith us. postgraduate business education ”

a business education from the university of adelaide Business school opens doors to a world of opportunities. our graduates are highly sought after by employers worldwide and recognised as accomplished individuals, ready to make their impact in the business world.

“Let us be part of your success.”
PRoFEssoR CHRIstoPHER FInDLAY
head, school oF economics

economics... We offer you a global view! Welcome. There’s more to economics than you might think. it’s about understanding human behaviour and interactions, using your creativity to solve problems and making a difference to your society and the world.

see you make difference. “Our goal is toare sought afteraon the world Our graduates

stage. Join us, our programs give you more!

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mR. AnDREw stoLER
execuTive direcTor, insTiTuTe For inTernaTional Trade

To be an effective player in today’s complex global economy, you need a multi-disciplinary background in business, law, economics and trade policy.

ensures “The MITD program of study at play inthat you will understand the dynamics the era of globalisation.”
We welcome you to explore our programs and to see how these programs can assist you to deliver the best outcomes whether you are studying markets, policy development or international economic environments.

mR. CLIVE PERRInG
direcTor, inTernaTional cenTre For Financial services

Financial services is the fastest growing sector of the australian economy. icFs has developed courses in the area of financial services that are directly responsive to industry needs. These courses along with the wide range of courses from the Business school help produce accomplished professionals for the financial services industry.

give you “Our programs are designed togrowing and the skills to enter into the rapidly exciting global wealth management industry.”

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Pg Quick guide | Why adelaide?

ADELAIDE ciTy oF culTure
When you study at the university of adelaide, you study in the city of adelaide – the capital of south australia. adelaide is a city of great visual harmony and classical elegance, set beside the river Torrens, between the adelaide hills and the waters of gulf of st vincent. adelaide is a safe and friendly place to live and study with an array of cafes and shops reflecting the diversity of our ethnic communities. it is also known to many as the gateway to outback australia – with the Flinders ranges only 4 hours north of adelaide.

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Tradition of Academic Excellence
With more than 135 years of excellence in education our university is one of australia’s oldest and most prestigious tertiary institutions. The university of adelaide is a member of the g08 – australia’s leading discipline-rich and research-intensive universities. our tradition of high academic performance is testified in our association with 5 nobel Prize winners, 102 rhodes scholars and 104 Fulbright scholars.

Strong International Reputation
The university of adelaide is at the forefront of many international rankings. We were ranked number 81 in the world top 200 universities in the TheQs World ranking 2009 and ranked in the top 25 universities in the asia Pacific region by the shanghai Jiao Tong university 2008 ranking. in the 2010 australian good universities guide, we scored 5 stars for staff-student ratios, research grants, research intensiveness and student demand.

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Outstanding Research
Being one of australia’s top universities in terms of research outputs, research funding and quality of postgraduate research experience, it is not surprising that our teaching and research are intimately related. our learning environment encompasses teachers who are active researchers and specialists in their fields. This means that our teaching is informed by current research. our university is ranked in the top 1% in the world in 11 research fields.

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Admirable Campus Lifestyle
With more than 20,000 students and over 2800 staff, the university is small enough to provide personal interaction with teaching staff, yet large enough to offer a broad range of programs and student support services. our main campus is located in the city centre where grand old buildings and leafy grounds intermingle with modern facilities, providing an exceptional learning atmosphere in which you can achieve your best.

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UnIVERsItY oF ADELAIDE?
State-of-the-art Facilities
The university is one of the best resourced higher education institutions in australia, with a wide range of facilities, including modern lecture theatres, 24 hour computer suites and an outstanding library with over two million items. Wireless internet access and electronic resources - including online teaching tools and worldwide databases are common across the university.

Phenomenal Global Networks
graduates of the university of adelaide become part of a distinguished alumni community that spans the world. you will have many opportunities to network and get a head start on your professional journey through a variety of social events and activities. staying connected has never been easier with the university’s dedicated alumni office. Wherever you go, you have access to the vibrant adelaide network.

Prominent International Linkages
The university offers a comprehensive study abroad and exchange program which allows you to undertake one to two semesters of your studies at other institutions. With more than 170 formal links, including a number of prestigious universities around the world, you will be spoilt for choice in selecting an institution that adds another dimension to your education at the university of adelaide.

Excellent Support Services
From the moment you step onto the campus, you can expect a range of high quality support services designed to help you settle quickly and succeed in your studies. academic learning support, career services, counselling services and health services are just some examples of the support services on offer to help you seamlessly fit into your university education.

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wHY UnDERtAKE BUsInEss stUDIEs At tHE UnIVERsItY
Contemporary Thinking
The university of adelaide espouses fresh thinking. We advocate innovative ideas and encourage diversity, critical thought and interaction amongst students and staff. as a centre of academic excellence, we pride ourselves on working and thinking outside the square. you can expect to be challenged every day to stretch your mindset and be exposed to ideas beyond the traditional curriculum.

CFA Program Partner
our finance programs have achieved endorsement from the chartered Financial analyst (cFa) institute in the united states as a cFa Program Partner. Being one of only five Business schools in australia to be awarded the status of a cFa Program Partner is an accomplishment that exemplifies the quality of our programs and our commitment to benchmark our programs to professional international practice.

Partnership with Industry
interaction with the industry is integral to our teaching curriculum. you can kick-start your career development and apply classroom learning through a series of industry engagement programs, such as “on the couch”, “leadership Forums” and “g.c. harcourt visiting Professorship lectures”. These programs not only advance the academic curriculum, they also extend your experience in studying a Business or economics program. What’s more, our flagship 12 week Business and economics internship Program, which allows you to gain insights to career pathways and develop skills and knowledge directly related to your studies, is a much valued opportunity in today’s competitive employment environment.

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AnD EConomICs oF ADELAIDE?
Inspiring Success
The university of adelaide has a rich tradition of inspiring students to achieve their very best academically. The growing list of accolades amongst our graduates authenticates our success in providing an encouraging learning environment. The announcement of a Fulbright scholar and rhodes scholar from our mBa and economics programs as well as the outstanding performance of our students at the national uBs investment Banking challenge competition are just some of our success stories.

Dynamic Classroom Experience
you can expect to interact with and learn from leading experts. They not only facilitate the sharing of information but more importantly, they elicit responses, spur dialogues, encourage difference of opinions and debate. The challenging classroom mix of intellectual capital and high quality teaching in turn fosters the development of an exceptional student body whom we expect to create the dynamism of tomorrow’s business.

Top Class Facilities
as a postgraduate student you will have access to the Professions student support hub. The hub is the social centre for our student body. it features technologically advanced resources and comfortable amenities to support your study at the university. a spacious student lounge, advanced 24 hour computer suites, customised lockers together with dedicated staff make exchanging information and group work a breeze. you can be assured that every aspect of our infrastructure has been carefully designed to facilitate and enhance your learning experience. our advisers for Business and economics programs are also located within the hub to ensure that you are well versed with the academic conventions.

Academic Excellence
our reputation and location bring some of the most inspirational and thought-provoking leaders in the world through our doors. experts in their specialist fields, our academic staff are at the centre of our international academic and business success. Working as the interface between the worlds of academia and industry, they frequently provide advice to government bodies, address international conferences and foster close relationships with professional bodies and the corporate world. you will benefit from cutting edge research and insights of academics who push the boundaries to achieve breakthroughs. Their ongoing rigorous and first class research generates important and innovative ideas that improve business practices and influence a generation of business professionals. many have authored textbooks you will use in classroom, ensuring that you benefit from the latest developments and trends in global business.

Diverse Programs
The complexities of the global business world warrant a wide range of business qualifications that will confront the challenges and exploit the opportunities of today’s competitive marketplace. Programs include the mBa and a full spectrum of specialist master degrees in Business, economics and Trade.

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BUSINESS PROGRAMS

GRADUATE CERTIFICATE

mAstER oF CommERCE

MASTER

COMMERCE COURSES
accounting concepts & methods (m) Quantitative methods (m) economic Principles (m) Plus one course from the following: marketing Principles (m) Principles of Finance (m) management Practice (m) six discipline-related courses (18 units) Two electives* (6 units)

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The master of commerce general program provides you with the opportunity to design an individual program to suit your particular needs and interests.

Key Features
• A program that seeks to provide theoretically grounded coverage of key conceptual and practical developments across a spectrum of disciplines. • Suitable for professionals requiring generalist business knowledge. • Graduate Certificate pathway may be used as an introductory program towards the master of commerce.

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Total Units

36 12

* Unless exempted, international students are required to undertake Business Communications (M) which will be presented in lieu of an elective.

Duration
1.5 years

ALOkE BIkkINA

masTer oF commerce

“adelaide is a great city for international students to live and study. Friendly people and an excellent study environment are a couple of reasons why i chose to undertake a master degree here. The academically demanding curriculum and the culture of excellence at the university of adelaide provided me with great motivation to achieve the skills and knowledge i desire.”
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mAstER oF CommERCE (ACCoUntInG)
The master of commerce (accounting) is designed to allow you to gain a professional accounting qualification that allows you to practice in the accounting profession. This program will provide you with the knowledge and skills required of a professional accountant at all levels of business.
COMMERCE (ACCOUNTING) COURSES
accounting concepts & methods (m) Quantitative methods (m) economic Principles (m)
MASTER

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Key Features
• Suitable for professionals with little or no accounting knowledge. • Provides the necessary academic training to pursue a career in accounting including specialised fields such as taxation, auditing, management accounting and accounting systems.

Principles of Finance (m) commercial law & information systems (m) advanced Financial accounting (m) corporate law (m) intermediate Financial reporting (m)

Professional Recognition
• The Master of Commerce (Accounting) satisfies the educational requirements for associate membership of cPa australia and the institute of chartered accountants australia (icaa). appropriate courses must be undertaken to fulfil the associate membership requirements of both professional bodies.

management accounting (m) Plus one accounting course from the following: auditing & assurance services (m) income Taxation (m) knowledge management & measurement (m) Public sector & not-for-Profit accountability (m) Financial statement analysis (m) advanced Financial reporting (m) Business Taxation & gsT (m) Two electives* (6 units)

Duration
1.5 years

Total Units

36

* Unless exempted, international students are required to undertake Business Communications (M) which will be presented in lieu of an elective.

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mAstER oF CommERCE (APPLIED FInAnCE)
MASTER

COMMERCE (APPLIED FINANCE) COURSES
accounting concepts & methods (m) Quantitative methods (m) economic Principles (m) Principles of Finance (m) equity valuation & analysis (m) Fixed income securities (m) options, Futures & risk management (m) Portfolio Theory & management (m) Plus two finance courses from the following: corporate investment & strategy (m) corporate Finance Theory (m) Financial statement analysis (m) international Finance (m) money Banking & Financial markets iiid Treasury & Financial risk management (m) Two electives* (6 units)

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The master of commerce (applied Finance) is designed to provide you with analytical tools and expertise to make financial decisions at all level of business. The program enables you to acquire skills in corporate finance and investment decision making.

Key Features
• Designed to provide analytical tools and expertise to make corporate finance decisions, and will help you understand how various financial instruments are used to enhance investment returns. • The program covers at least 70% of the candidate body of knowledge for those wanting to proceed with professional studies offered by the chartered Financial analyst institute (www.cfainstitute.org). • Suitable for professionals seeking employment as an analyst, consultant or manager in the financial services sector; including banks, investment institutions, capital market dealers and financial planning consultancies.

Professional Recognition

Total Units

36

• Recognised by Chartered Financial Analyst as a CFA program partner and asic registry as ps146 compliant for several specialised fields of finance.

* Unless exempted, international students are required to undertake Business Communications (M) which will be presented in lieu of an elective.

Duration
1.5 years

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mAstER oF CommERCE (mARKEtInG)
The master of commerce (marketing) is designed to provide a comprehensive, up-to-date understanding of concepts, techniques and professional applications in today’s field of marketing.
COMMERCE (MARkETING) COURSES
accounting concepts & methods (m) Quantitative methods (m) economic Principles (m) marketing Principles (m) consumer Behaviour (m) marketing communications (m) international marketing (m) market research & Planning (m) marketing ethics (m) strategic marketing (m) Plus two electives from the following* (6 units): relationship marketing (m) e-marketing (m) new Product development & innovation (m) Brand management (m) other approved list of commerce courses
MASTER

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Key Features
• In-depth examination of marketing principles and practices together with analytical skills to analyse research are key features of this program. • Suitable for professionals who wish to embark on a marketing career such as marketing planner, sales manager, brand marketer, product and advertising manager, retail manager, public relations officer, service manager and market researcher.

Professional Recognition
• Graduates may gain partial credit towards the Certified Practising marketer (cPm) status awarded by the australian marketing institute (ami).

Duration
1.5 years

Total Units

36

* Unless exempted, international students are required to undertake Business Communications (M) which will be presented in lieu of an elective.

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DANIEL PEROTTI

“my masters degree in commerce (marketing) gave me a competitive edge over other applicants when applying for my first role; it showed that i was committed and had a higher understanding of marketing principles and theory.”

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ACCOUNTING & MARkETING

ACCOUNTING & PERF MGT

ACCOUNTING & FINANCE

mAstER oF ACCoUntInG AnD mAstER oF ACCoUntInG AnD mAstER oF ACCoUntInG AnD
The combined studies of accounting with finance, marketing or performance management are increasingly well-received by employers who value employees’ abilities to synthesise both disciplines. By choosing relevant electives within the study program, you will be able specialise in two disciplines simultaneously. a balanced coverage of both disciplines not only strengthens your understanding of the symbiotic relationships that underpins today’s complex market place; it also enhances your employability in your chosen profession.

MASTERS COURSES
accounting concepts & methods (m) Quantitative methods (m) economic Principles (m) Principles of Finance (m) equity valuation & analysis (m) Fixed income securities (m) options, Futures & risk management (m) Portfolio Theory & management (m) strategic management (m) management Practice (m) or organisational Behavior consumer Behaviour (m) marketing communications (m) marketing Principles (m) market research and Planning (m) marketing ethics (m) Plus four accounting courses from the following (12 units): Plus five accounting courses from the following (15 units): commercial law & information systems (m) advanced Financial accounting (m) corporate law (m) intermediate Financial reporting (m) management accounting (m) auditing & assurance services (m) income Tax (m) Plus management courses from the following (9 units): managing social responsibility (m) strategic compensation management (m) corporate governance & globalisation (m) Two accounting electives or two finance electives (6 units) Two electives (m)* (6 units)

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Key Features
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• designed to combined studies of accounting with finance, marketing or performance management all of which are highly sought after by employers. • strengthens employability in the areas of financial management, marketing or performance management while enabling you to gain a professional accounting qualification that allows you to practice in the accounting profession.

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Total Units

48 48 48

* Unless exempted, international students are required to undertake Business Communications (M) which will be presented in lieu of an elective.

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FInAnCE mARKEtInG PERFoRmAnCE mAnAGEmEnt
Professional Recognition
• The master of accounting and Finance, accounting and marketing, and accounting and Performance management programs are designed to satisfy the education requirements for associate membership of cPa australia and the institute of chartered accountants australia (icaa). appropriate courses must be undertaken to fulfill the associate membership requirements of both professional bodies. • graduates of the master of accounting and Performance management may be eligible for membership of the australian institute of management (aim) and the australian human resource institute (ahri). • graduates of the master of accounting and marketing may gain partial credit towards the certified Practising marketer (cPm) status awarded by the australian marketing institute (ami).

DAN XI YIN
masTer oF accounTing and Finance

“The University of Adelaide is well known as the top

university in South Australia. The Masters program at the University of Adelaide is highly relevant to the industry I wish to work in. Together with good lecturers and tutors, I am confident that I will succeed in my field of study. I really enjoy studying here.

kENNETh RIChARDS
masTer oF commerce (PerFormance managemenT)

“Continuing to study a Master degree at the

Duration
2 years

University of Adelaide after finishing my undergraduate degree has proved to be an excellent decision. I have been exposed to excellent lecturers and good facilities which helps me to overcome the academic challenges within my program.

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mAstER oF FInAnCE AnD BUsInEss EConomICs
MASTER

FINANCE AND BUSINESS ECONOMICS COURSES
accounting concepts & methods (m) Quantitative methods (m) or intermediate econometrics iid economic Principles (m) Principles of Finance (m) equity valuation & analysis (m) Fixed income securities (m) options, Futures & risk management (m) Portfolio Theory & management (m) Topics in applied econometrics iiid or econometrics Theory iiid intermediate microeconomics iid international Finance or international Trade & investment intermediate macroeconomics iid Two economics electives or two finance electives (6 units) Two electives* (6 units)

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The master of Finance and Business economics has been designed to enable you to build a competitive edge based on a high level of technical competence in Finance and economics. The program allows you to gain a superior perspective in understanding the symbiotic relationship between the two fields of study that underpin today’s financial decisions.

Key Features
• Designed to meet the needs of entrants from either a Business or economics degree seeking in-depth advancement in their field, or a graduate from any other degree seeking to comprehensively adapt to the new fields of economics and finance. • Suitable for professionals seeking to gain a head-start in the financial services industry or as a professional economist in the private and public sectors.

Duration
2 years

Total Units

48

* Unless exempted, international students are required to undertake Business Communications (M) which will be presented in lieu of an elective.

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mAstER oF BUsInEss REsEARCH
The master of Business research has been designed to provide research training for students who complete one of our business masters programs or an equivalent coursework masters degree, and who wish to undertake research leading to a Phd. The aim of this program is to provide exposure to the research skills that are required to undertake any academic research project including: • writing a literature review • determining research gaps and developing hypotheses or research questions • devising a rigorous and suitable methodology • undertaking an appropriate analysis • writing research results in a concise and accurate manner and drawing research and managerial implications. in addition, the program will provide an in-depth understanding of one discipline.
BUSINESS RESEARCh COURSES
discipline courses (12 units) research methodology (m) advanced readings (m) Plus one course from the following (3 units): Qualitative methods (m) Quantitative methods (m) Topics in applied econometrics econometric Theory iiid econometrics iv or an equivalent course approved by the program director Plus one advanced discipline course from the following (3 units): advanced Theory in Finance (m) advanced Theory in marketing (m) advanced Theory in accounting (m) advanced Theory in management (m) dissertation (m) (12 units) • •
MASTER

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Key Features
• The program provides teaching in research methodologies and discipline specialisation. a dissertation comprises 30% of the program. • Suitable for professionals who wish to have the opportunity to proceed to a Phd after a postgraduate business studies and an aspiration to embark on an academic career.

Total Units

36

Duration
1.5 years

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MBA (ADVANCED)

mAstER oF BUsInEss ADmInIstRAtIon
The underlying philosophy of our mBa is to integrate specific management tools and techniques into a meaningful and comprehensive program of management education. our mBa provides a broadly based education for students as managers, rather than just the acquisition of an off-the-shelf set of skills. The aim is to develop problem solving and communication skills, leadership and team building skills, and analytical and critical abilities that will enable you to understand and deal with the complex issues of management in a rapidly changing business environment. an mBa (advanced) spread over a period of 2 years is available should you wish to broaden the coverage of managerial knowledge beyond the standard 12 course mBa degree program. This pathway provides you with the opportunity to acquire specialised knowledge of a particular area by undertaking additional electives as well as applying theoretical knowledge to real life business projects.

BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION COURSES
Fundamentals of leadership accounting for managers marketing management economics for management managerial Finance managing contemporary organisations strategic management global Business Business or management Project operations management Business law Four electives (12 units) Five electives (15 units)

MASTER

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Key Features
• Courses are offered on a trimester basis and weekly classes are scheduled in the evening. • An average class size of 25 students, which allows individual to contribute in class without being overwhelmed by large numbers. • A diverse student body with varied experiences ensures a rich learning environment that fosters long-lasting business and social networks. • A nested program which allows you to exit with a lesser qualification such as the graduate diploma of Business administration. • Intakes available in January, May and September.

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Total Units

36 48

Duration
4 trimesters

general manager demand and neTWork managemenT, eTsa uTiliTies

DOUG SChMIDT

“The adelaide mBa curriculum and coursework have equipped me with a broad range of general management skills that have proven invaluable in advancing my professional career. equally as important is the learning experience provided by the mBa course structure of classroom study and group assignments, being undertaking while working full time. This has provided me with skills essential for managing in today’s high paced business environment.”
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Key Features
• Designed for students who wish to undertake study beyond the scope of the graduate certificate in management but who do not wish to commit to the duration of the mBa or mBa (advanced). • Suitable for professionals who have at least 2 years of middle to senior level managerial experience. • Intakes available in January, May and September.

BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION COURSES
Fundamentals of leadership accounting for managers marketing management economics for management managerial Finance managing contemporary organisations one elective (3 units) Two electives (6 units)

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Duration
3 trimesters

Total Units

24 12

GRADUAtE CERtIFICAtE In mAnAGEmEnt
Key Features
• Designed for managers who wish to take an introductory management program, or for those who wish to acquire new skills without the lengthy time commitment. • Suitable for managers with over 7 years of relevant experience but who do not hold a tertiary degree. • Intakes available in January, May and September.

Duration
2 trimesters

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DR BILL GRIGGS AM ASM

Positions prior to mBa: director of Trauma services royal adelaide hospital, south austrlia; state disaster controller sa health; director coordination medsTar emergency medical retrieval. “despite many years in the workforce including a number of leadership roles both in acute medical care and also in national and international disaster response, i was always aware of my lack of formal management training. The adelaide mBa has taught me the science of business management but also so much more. it has opened my eyes to the science of managing people. i wish i had done it 20 years ago.”

GRAD CERT MANAGEMENT

GRAD DIP BUS ADMIN

GRADUAtE DIPLomA oF BUsInEss ADmInIstRAtIon

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EcONOMIcS PROGRAMS

mAstER oF APPLIED EConomICs
MASTER

APPLIED ECONOMICS COURSES
challenges Facing economic Policy makers (3 units) Plus one of the following quantitative courses (3 units): Topics in applied econometrics iiid* econometric Theory iiid* Plus four courses from the following (12 units): Topics in applied econometrics iiid* development economics iiid international economic history iiid international Trade iiid Time series econometrics iiid money, Banking & Financial markets iiid Public economics iiid resource & environmental economics iiid econometric Theory iiid* strategic Thinking iiid international Finance iiid Public Finance iiid macroeconomics iiid* Plus two of the following courses (6 units): Available Semester 1 international Finance iv econometrics iv macroeconomics advanced mathematical economics iv microeconomic Theory iv Available Semester 2 international Trade Public economics economic development Plus a Dissertation or four electives (12 units):

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The master of applied economics is designed to provide an in-depth understanding of theoretical and applied economics. The degree is based on training in core areas of economics with optional specialised courses. The program emphasises knowledge of analytical techniques and the ability to apply them in new contexts, providing the training required of a professional economist working in government departments, business and not for profit organisations.

Key Features
• Graduates can expect to find employment in the government sector particularly with the central banks and the ministry of Finance, as well as private banking and financial institutions around the world. • Is a nested program which allows you to exit with a lesser qualification such as the graduate diploma in applied economics, or the graduate certificate in economics.

Duration
1.5 years

Total Units
* These courses require some mathematical or statistical background.

36

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Key Features
• The Graduate Diploma provides an opportunity to build upon prior learning and it can articulate to the master of applied economics program.

APPLIED ECONOMICS COURSES
intermediate microeconomics iid intermediate macroeconomics iid* Plus one of the following quantitative courses (3 units): mathematical economics iid Topics in applied econometrics iiid* econometric Theory iiid* intermediate econometrics iid*) Plus five of the following courses (15 units): Four of the following courses (12 units): Public economics iiid international economic history iiid international Trade iiid mathematical economics iid money, Banking & Financial markets iiid development economics iiid Topics in applied econometrics iiid* Time series econometrics iiid resource & environmental economics iiid econometric Theory iiid* international Trade & investment Policy iid international Finance iiid strategic Thinking iiid macroeconomics iiid Public Finance iiid east asian economies iid intermediate econometrics iid* intermediate macroeconomics iid* intermediate microeconomics iid

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Duration
1 year

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GRADUAtE CERtIFICAtE In EConomICs
Key Features
• The program is particularly suitable for managers and key decision-makers who wish to expand their day-to-day understanding of economic principles and applications. • Can progress to Graduate Diploma in Economics, or a Master of applied economics.

Duration
0.5 years

Total Units

24 12

GRADUATE CERTIFICATE

GRADUATE DIPLOMA

GRADUAtE DIPLomA In APPLIED EConomICs

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mAstER oF EConomICs BY CoURsEwoRK
ECONOMICS COURSES
advanced macroeconomics advanced microeconomics Plus one of the following quantitative courses (3 units): econometrics iv advanced econometrics Plus four of the following courses : econometrics iv advanced mathematical economics iv microeconomic Theory iv macroeconomics iv Time series econometrics iiid international Trade Public economics advanced econometrics international Finance iv Topics in applied econometrics iiid econometric Theory iiid economic development Plus Master of Economics Research Project • •
MASTER

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The master of economics (coursework) program is particularly useful for students who wish to continue with their studies in advanced economics and to apply for research-based programs such as the master of economics (research) or the Phd in economics.

Key Features
• Provides students with both analytical and econometric skills that will enable them to perform as a professional economist in the public or private sectors. • Upon completion of the program graduates will be able to explain, apply, and critically evaluate the use of economic theory and advanced econometric methods in the analysis of economic policies contained in government publications by a range of regulatory bodies such as the central Bank, department of Treasury and Finance, and the accc.

Duration
1 year
24

Total Units

Bachelor oF economics (honours) / masTer oF economics By courseWork

SALLIE JAMES

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sallie James is a policy analyst with cato’s center for Trade Policy studies. sallie writes and speaks on a variety of trade topics, with a research emphasis on the subject of agricultural trade policy. sallie is a proud graduate of the school of ecomonics. “my time at the school was a very enjoyable one, i received excellent training in the fundamentals of economics, which put me in good stead for further postgraduate study and my career beyond. it’s an environment where service to students, and a genuine concern that they achieve success is an integral part of the mission.”

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mAstER oF APPLIED EConomICs (PUBLIC PoLICY)
MASTER

ECONOMICS COURSES
Public economics iiid Public economics Public Finance iiid challenges Facing economic Policy makers Plus one of the following quantitative courses (3 units): Topics in applied econometrics iiid* econometric Theory iiid* Plus two of the following elective courses (6 units): money, Banking and Financial markets iiid international Trade iiid development economics iiid Time series econometrics iiid resource and environmental economics iiid international Finance iiid strategic Thinking iiid macroeconomics iiid Plus one of the following courses (3 units): macroeconomics iv advanced mathematical economics iv microeconomic Theory iv international Finance iv international Trade economic development Plus a Dissertation or four electives (12 units)

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This program aims to provide students with a master degree in economics with a specialisation in the related field of Public Policy, for capacity building research and policy economists. it will provide an understanding of the motivations for and processes of policy making, from an economic perspective.

Key Features
• Designed for mid-career professionals in the public sector, public affairs or government relations or those wishing to enter government service careers, and those intending to work in the private sector dealing with government. • Graduates will develop the capacity to analyse policy effectiveness, design reform programs and identify the challenges to policy implementation.

Suitable for students from another discipline
students whose degree is in another discipline, such as arts, engineering, science or business, must complete the graduate certificate in economics before being admitted to the masters program.

completion of the graduate certificate plus the masters degree will take 2 years of full-time study. The master of applied economics (Public Policy) can be completed in 1.5 years of full-time study or the part-time equivalent.

Duration
1.5 years
36

Total Units
* These courses require some mathematical or statistical background.

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The Professional certificate in Public Policy aims to provide students with a practical understanding of public policy through training in theoretical and applied economics.

ECONOMICS COURSES
Two courses chosen from (6 units): resource & environmental economics iiid international Finance iiid development economics iiid international economic history iiid international Trade iiid money, Banking and Financial markets iiid Public Finance iiid

Key Features
• Designed for graduates in government services careers or in the private sector working closely with the government. • Suitable for graduates of other disciplines who wish to enhance their career prospects.

Total Units

Duration
0.5 years

Please Note: This program is not available to International Students

PROFESSIONAL CERTFICIATE

PRoFEssIonAL CERtIFICAtE In PUBLIC PoLICY

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mAstER oF APPLIED EConomICs (IntERnAtIonAL)
MASTER

ECONOMICS COURSES
challenges Facing economic Policy makers international Finance iiid and international Finance iv OR international Trade iiid and international Trade Plus four of the following courses (12 units): Topics in applied econometrics iiid Public Finance iiid development economics iiid econometric Theory iiid international economic history iiid international Finance iiid international Trade iiid resource & environmental economics iiid money, Banking and Financial markets iiid Public economics iiid strategic Thinking iiid Time series econometrics iiid macroeconomics iiid international Trade: negotiations & agreements international Trade: strategies & opportunities Plus one of the following courses (3 units): econometrics iv economic development macroeconomics international Trade international Finance iv Public economics advanced mathematical economics microeconomic Theory iv Plus a Dissertation or four electives (12 units)

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• •

The master of applied economics (international) aims to provide knowledge and understanding of the content of economics at advanced levels that are internationally recognised, including specialisation in the field of economics. it also aims to instil in the student the ability to analyse, evaluate and synthesise information from a wide variety of sources and experiences relevant to this field.

Key Features
• This program blends practical experience with rigorous academic analysis to broaden the knowledge of practitioners in the field of international economics. • Students are able to focus on areas of international finance and international trade within the framework of the master of applied economics. • Students whose degree is in another discipline, such as arts, engineering, science or business, must complete the graduate certificate in international economics before being admitted to the masters program. completion of the graduate certificate plus the masters of applied economics (international) will take 2 years of full-time study. • Graduates with a qualification majoring in economics (or students who have completed qualifying courses) may complete the program in 1 year if credit is granted for prior study. local students may study part-time.

Duration
1.5 years

Total Units

36

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The graduate diploma in international economics aims to provide training in theoretical and applied aspects of modern economics and econometrics, catering for graduates of degrees in other disciplines as well as students who have studied economics previously.

ECONOMICS COURSES
intermediate microeconomics iid

Key Features
• The Graduate Diploma provides an opportunity to build upon prior learning and it can articulate to the master of applied economics (international) program.

Plus two of the following International Economics courses (6 units): • Plus one International Economics course (3 units): international Trade iiid international Trade & investment Policy iid international Finance iiid At least one of the following quantitative courses or their equivalents (3 units): Topics in applied econometrics iiid* econometric Theory iiid* intermediate econometrics iid* •

Duration
1 year

GRADUAtE CERtIFICAtE In IntERnAtIonAL EConomICs
The graduate certificate in international economics aims to provide students with analytical and econometric skills that will provide an understanding of economic policy issues for holders of a Bachelor degree in a field other than economics.

Plus four of the following courses 12 units): • Plus three of the following courses (9 units): international Trade iiid development economics iiid Public economics iiid Time series econometrics iiid* money, Banking & Financial markets iiid Topics in applied econometrics iiid* intermediate microeconomics iid intermediate macroeconomics iid* intermediate econometrics iid resource & environmental economics iiid econometric Theory iiid* international economic history iiid east asian economies iid international Trade & investment Policy iid international Finance iiid strategic Thinking iiid Public Finance iiid macroeconomics iiid

Key Features
• The Graduate Certificate in International Economics is designed to provide training in theoretical and applied aspects of modern economics and econometrics to graduates of other disciplines. • It is particularly suitable for managers and key decision makers who wish to expand their understanding of economic principles and applications.

Duration
0.5 years

Total Units
* These courses require some mathematical or statistical background.

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GRADUATE CERTIFICATE

GRADUATE DIPLOMA

GRADUAtE DIPLomA In IntERnAtIonAL EConomICs

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INSTITUTE FOR INTERNATIONAL TRADE PROGRAMS

mAstER oF IntERnAtIonAL tRADE AnD DEVELoPmEnt
MASTER

INTERNATIONAL TRADE COURSES
international Trade negotiations & agreements research methods in international Trade Principles of international Trade & development agriculture & Food in international Trade research Project in international Trade(a) international Trade: strategies & opportunities economic Principles (m) development economics international Trade law Plus three of the following courses (9 units): mnc’s, Trade & sustainable development international aid Trade services, Trade & developing World labour markets research Project in international Trade (B) international Trade & investment Policy international export Trade & Transport law

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The master of international Trade and development aims to instil the ability to think and act strategically about international trade and development issues.

Key Features
• This unique program is headed by the former WTO Deputy Directorgeneral, mr. andrew stoler, and staffed by australian and overseas experts in global commercial matters. • Designed to provide a practically-orientated understanding of global, regional and national trade, investment and development issues. • Most courses are taught intensively over three 2 day intensives, taught on a Friday afternoon and all day saturday. • The program begins in late January and is taught over Summer semester, semester 1, Winter semester and semester 2. • Please Note: The Graduate Certificate of International Trade and development and the graduate diploma of international Trade and development are only offered as exit strategies from the master of international Trade and development rather than points of entry.

Career Opportunities
36

Total Units

Important note for international students: The overall tuition fee for the 36 unit Master of International Trade and Development program studied over 1 year for international students is: $41,250

opportunities exist in both government and non government sectors. including: Business consultant, Parliamentary adviser, Parliamentary member, consultant, Policy adviser, Politician, export/import trade, Foreign affairs, government officer, government or corporate Policy adviser, humanitarian/aid Worker, information analyst

More Information
Please contact mrs vanessa morris, academic Program manager, institute of international Trade. +61 8 83036950 vanessa.morris@adelaide.edu.au

Duration
1 year

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The Professional certificate in international Trade aims to provide you with a practical understanding of current international trade and investment issues, the political dynamics of the negotiating environment and the opportunities and challenges presented to businesses by the globalised economy.

INTERNATIONAL TRADE COURSES
international Trade: negotiations and agreements ( semester 1) international Trade: strategies and opportunities (semester 2) Project in international Trade ( semester 1 or 2)

Key Features
• Designed to give you an extra competitive edge by providing an interactive case-study based background in how business and government interact in trade negotiations, leveraging commercial opportunities arising out of “third wave” trade agreements, and practical legal and commercial aspects of export marketing. • This unique program is headed by the former WTO Deputy director-general, mr. andrew stoler, and staffed by australian and overseas experts in global commercial matters. • Structured flexibly with students taking two semester long courses. • Offered in intensive two day modules.

Total Units
Please Note: This program is not available to International Students as a stand-alone program. However individual courses may be undertaken as electives towards an appropriate postgraduate program.

Duration
1 year

PROFESSIONAL CERTIFICATE

PRoFEssIonAL CERtIFICAtE In IntERnAtIonAL tRADE

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INTERNATIONAL cENTRE FOR FINANcIAL SERvIcES PROGRAMS

GLOBAL WEALTh MANAGEMENT COURSES
Principles of Finance (m) or managerial Finance (mBa) economic Principles (m) or economics for managers (mBa) accounting concepts & methods (m) or accounting for managers (mBa) Quantitative methods (m) or statistical Quantitative & analytical Thinking (mBa) global Wealth management investment advisory Process & client relationship management Tax, estate and Wealth management Plus one course from the following: industry research project self managed super 1 establishment & accumulation self managed super 2 distribution & estate Planning Wealth management in china other approved list of commerce courses

GRADUATE DIPLOMA

GRADUAtE DIPLomA In GLoBAL wEALtH mAnAGEmEnt
The graduate diploma in global Wealth management (gdgWm) will provide you with the foundation to pursue a career in the rapidly growing field of wealth management and financial planning.

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Key Features
• Compulsory courses and some electives are delivered in executivestyle intensive modes. • Develops an understanding of cross-cultural negotiation and conflict, and non-verbal communication across cultures.

Professional Recognition
• • •

• This program is ASIC RG146 compliant and enables a candidate to apply to the Financial Planning association of australia (FPa) for advanced standing for the technical units of cFP certification Program.

Further Information
FPa website: www.fpa.asn.au

Duration
24

Total Units

1 year

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PRoFEssIonAL CERtIFICAtE In sELF mAnAGED sUPERAnnUAtIon FUnDs*
investment in superannuation in australia is accumulating at an astonishing rate and now totals over $1.08 trillion. The self managed super Fund (smsF) industry is subject to legislative changes, compliance issues and vigorous scrutiny. advisors in smsF need to increase their knowledge and skills as well as increasing the financial literacy skills of consumers. The Professional certificate is a unique qualification that links higher education with the requirements of industry. The program consists of 2 courses: self managed super 1 – establishment and accumulation self managed super 2 – distribution and estate Planning

TOPICS COVERED
SMSF 1 - Establishment and Accumulation Examples of areas covered: general introduction to smsFs What is a smsF? Benefits of smsFs establishing a smsF Who can be a member of a smsF? Who can give advice in relation to smsFs? SMSF 2 - Distribution and Estate Planning Examples of areas covered: sole purpose test - determination of benefit entitlements commencing a pension - steps to be taken Personal taxation issues new pension definitions review of taxation of smsFs specific tax issues relating to pensions

Key Features
• Designed for people wanting to give comprehensive advice of the highest quality to investors in self managed superannuation funds. • Suitable for Financial Planners, Fund Administrators, Auditors and accountants. students should have some working knowledge of superannuation or self managed superannuation. • Courses are delivered in executive-style intensive-mode. • Lectures provided by industry practitioners and academics. • Offered in several capital cities.

Professional Recognition
• This program is ASIC RG146 compliant in Self Managed Superannuation and provides cPd points with the self managed super Fund Professionals’ association of australia (sPaa) - www.spaa.asn.au - and with the Financial Planning association of australia (FPa) - www.fpa.asn.au

Duration
1 year * This program is not available to International Students

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ADmIssIon
a Bachelor degree in any discipline from a recognised institution, unless otherwise specified (gPa standards apply) applications for local students are made online via saTac’s gradstart website www.satac.edu.au. Two years of professional work experience is required for some programs (please refer to summary table, page 32) For international applicants, please visit www.international.adelaide.edu.au

English Language Requirements
if you are an international applicant, you must meet the university’s english language requirements. For further details refer to the university’s postgraduate international student Prospectus or visit: www.international.adelaide.edu.au/study

sCHoLARsHIPs
The university of adelaide offers scholarships to local and international students undertaking full-time postgraduate coursework study. The selection of scholarships is extremely competitive and is limited. www.adelaide.edu.au/scholarships/ For students enrolled in cFa endorsed programs, up to 5 scholarships are available annually to assist students to cover cFa examinations fees. www.cfainstitute.org/cfaprog/university/student_scholarship.htm indonesian and Thai students commencing in a priority postgraduate program in Business, economics and law are eligible to apply for a scholarship to partially cover their living expenses. Further information: www.adelaide.edu.au/professions/scholarships

DISCLAIMER
The information contained in this publication is correct at the time of printing but may be subject to change without notice. With an aim to continual improvement the university of adelaide is committed to regular reviews of the courses and programs it offers to students. as a result, the specific courses available to students may vary from year to year. The university of adelaide assumes no responsibility for the accuracy of the information provided by third parties.

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sUmmARY oF PostGRADUAtE PRoGRAms
Programs
Master of Commerce Master of Commerce (Accounting) Master of Commerce (Applied Finance) Master of Commerce (Marketing) Master of Accounting and Finance Master of Accounting and Performance Management Master of Accounting and Marketing Master of Finance and Business Economics Master of Business Research Master of Business Administration Master of Business Administration (Advanced) Graduate Diploma of Business Administration Graduate Diploma in Global Wealth Management Graduate Certificate in Commerce Graduate Certificate in Management Professional Certificate in Self Managed Superannuation Master of Applied Economics

Indicative Annual International Fees (AUD) #
$27,500 $27,500 $27,500 $27,500 $27,500 $27,500

Admission Requirements

Work Experience

Degree Degree Degree Degree Degree Degree

No No No No No No

$27,500 $27,500 $27,500 $27,500 $27,500 $27,500 $27,500 $13,750 $13,750 Not Available* $26,500

Degree Degree Relevant Master Degree Degree or Equivalent Degree or Equivalent Degree or Equivalent Degree Degree Degree or Equivalent Degree or relevant work experience Degree with Economics background. Students with limited Economics background may be required to complete Grad.Cert.Economics Bachelor Degree Degree Bachelor of Economics (Honours II or higher) Degree with Economics background. Students with limited Economics background may be required to complete Grad.Cert.Economics Degree Degree with Economics background. Students with limited Economics background may be required to complete Grad.Cert.Economics Bachelor Degree Degree Bachelor Degree, credit average Bachelor Degree

No No No Minimum 2 years relevant management experience Minimum 2 years relevant management experience Minimum 2 years relevant management experience No No Minimum 2 years relevant management experience

No

Graduate Diploma in Applied Economics Graduate Certificate in Economics Master of Economics by coursework Master of Applied Economics (Public Policy)

$26,500 $13,250 $26,500 $26,500

No No No No

Professional Certificate In Public Policy Master of Applied Economics (International)

Not Available* $26,500

No No

Graduate Diploma in International Economics Graduate Certificate in International Economics Master of International Trade and Development^ Professional Certificate in International Trade
#

$26,500 $13,250 $27,500 Not Available*

No No No No

The international student Annual Fee quoted above is for a standard full-time load of 24 units per year (usually 8 courses).

* Not available to International Students ^ A 36 unit program completed over 1 year NoTe: For Indicative Annual Local Fees please visit www.adelaide.edu.au/student/finance/feepaying/tuition. Commonwealth Supported places may be available.

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Intakes
Feb, July Feb, July Feb, July Feb, July Feb, July Feb, July

Duration
1.5 years 1.5 years 1.5 years 1.5 years 2 years 2 years

CPA Accredited Program
No Yes No No Yes Yes

ICAA Accredited Program
No Yes No No Yes Yes

Internship Opportunities
Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes

CFA Program Partner
No No Yes No Yes No

Feb, July Feb, July Feb Jan, May, Sep Jan, May, Sep Jan, May, Sep Feb, July Feb, July Jan, May, Sep Feb, July Feb, July

2 years 2 years 1.5 years 4 trimesters 5 trimesters 2 trimesters 1 year 0.5 years 1 trimester 1 year part time 1.5 or 2 yrs if require to complete Grad.Cert. Economics first 1 year 0.5 years 1 year 1.5 or 2 yrs if require to complete Grad.Cert. Economics first 0.5 yrs 1.5 or 2 yrs if require to complete Grad.Cert. Economics first 1 year 0.5 years 1 year 1 year

Yes No No No No No No No No No No

Yes No No No No No No No No No No

Yes Yes No Yes Yes No No No No No No

No No No No No No No No No No No

Feb, July Feb, July Feb Feb, July

No No No No

No No No No

No No No No

No No No No

Feb, July Feb, July

No No

No No

No No

No No

Feb, July Feb, July Summer (January) Feb, July

No No No No

No No No No

No No Not yet established No

No No No No

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