This renowned professional qualification equips you with analytical and statistical skills you can apply to any business or finance role.

Core studies in economic theory and econometric methods will prepare you academically, technically and professionally, and give you a solid grounding in modern economics analysis. You can also specialise in econometrics, economics or financial economics.

This degree gives you the flexibility to study a second Economics major or an approved Commerce major, such as finance, information systems, international business, management, marketing or real-estate studies.

The knowledge you obtain will enable you to become economically literate and give you an in-depth understanding of local and world economic issues.

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Why choose this degree?

This is a widely recognised professional qualification that provides a solid grounding in the core areas of economics and econometrics.

You will develop a broad range of transferable skills that are relevant across various industries.

Who should choose this degree?

Students who are passionate about how economic issues impact business organisations and business decisions and are looking for a solid grounding in economics to pursue a career in the public or private sector.


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  • Asian Studies
  • Australian Studies
  • Business Law
  • Chinese Studies
  • Development Studies
  • Econometrics
  • Economics
  • Environmental Humanities
  • European Studies
  • Finance
  • Financial Economics
  • French Studies
  • German Studies
  • History
  • Human Resource Management
  • Indigenous Studies
  • Information Systems and Information Technology
  • International Business
  • Japanese Studies
  • Korean Studies
  • Management
  • Marketing
  • Mathematics
  • Oceanography
  • Politics
  • Politics and International Relations
  • Psychology
  • Real Estate Studies
  • Sociology and Anthropology
  • Spanish and Latin American Studies
  • Statistics
  • Taxation

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Career opportunities

  • Economics and financial forecaster
  • Economics researcher
  • Financial analyst
  • Policy adviser
  • Statistical analyst
  • Wealth management analyst

Accreditation / Professional Recogntion

Depending on your course selection you may meet the education requirement of various professional bodies including Australian Human Resources Institute (Human Resource Management), and Australian Securities and Investment Commission (RG-146) (Finance).

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Entry requirements

2018 Lowest Rank


2019 Guaranteed Entry


2018 A Levels
2018 IB Diploma


2018 QLD OP


How to apply

Applications for undergraduate study from domestic students (Australian citizens, permanent residents and New Zealand citizens) are processed by the Universities Admissions Centre (UAC).

Visit the ‘Apply’ section of the UAC website and you can nominate up to five degrees in order of preference, with the first being your most desired degree and university.

On-time applications for admission usually close at the end of September each year for Term 1 admission. Late applications can be submitted, but a late fee will apply.

For study starting in Term 1, the majority of offers are made in December and January.

Visit the UAC website for key dates for admission outside of Term 1.

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Other information

You may be eligible to enrol in a separate year Honours program upon completion of this degree. Find out more.

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