The School of Economics offers a range of subjects at undergraduate and postgraduate levels.
Our undergraduate programs provide you with a strong foundational understanding of economic principles that can be applied to range of careers and disciplines.
- Bachelor of Economics
The Bachelor of Economics provides you with a strong foundational understanding of economic principles that can be applied to range of careers and disciplines.
The courses in this degree teach you ‘how’ to think, allowing you to understand how the economy works and simultaneously training you to better understand the ‘why’.
- Bachelor of Economics (Advanced)
The Bachelor of Economics (Advanced) is a course for high achieving students wanting a unique university experience.
This degree gives you the opportunity to network with distinguished guests and industry experts and provides you with a personal academic mentor. With a strong emphasis on research and advanced analytical skills, the Bachelor of Economics (Advanced) prepares you for employment in a diverse range of industries.
- Honours degree of Bachelor of Economics
The Honours Degree of Bachelor of Economics is a one-year program of full time study designed to provide thorough research training. The program is targeted at students who wish to pursue research-intensive careers in the departments and agencies of federal and state governments, (the Treasury, the Reserve Bank, Productivity Commission), and in the private sector (finance, consulting), or who want to undertake further education at the Master and Doctorate levels.
Our current Honours Handbook will give you an overview of the structure of the program and what to expect when you are an Honours student in the School of Economics.
You can visit the Honours Students page from the School of Economics Connect pages to find out more about our past and present students.
Our postgraduate programs allow you to build upon your knowledge and explore advanced economic theory and practice.
- Masters of Applied Economics
The Master of Applied Economics is a two-year degree that equips students with a thorough understanding of both theoretical and applied economics. Graduates are able to apply their critical thinking abilities, knowledge and analytical skills to make better decision that have the potential to make businesses more profitable and government more effective. No prior economics qualifications are required.
- Master of Advanced Economics
The Master of Advanced Economics 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 Philosophy (M.Phil) or the Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Economics. Master of Advanced Economics students are required to undertake compulsory advanced level core courses in microeconomics, macroeconomics and econometrics and a number of higher level elective courses.
- Other Postgraduate Coursework Degrees