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- 2020 QS World University Rankings for Economics
Facts & figures
The Bachelor of Economics introduces you to a diverse, fascinating discipline that addresses a range of big issues in modern life and plays a central role in shaping the broad framework of society at every level. It provides undergraduate training in theoretical and applied aspects of modern economics, econometrics and financial economics.
Below is a list of our economics majors and minors. These are available to all students studying the Bachelor of Economics, Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Visual Arts, as well as all combined Bachelor of Advanced Studies degrees.
*Not available to Bachelor of Economics students
We offer three postgraduate master’s degrees. If you don’t have a background in economics or you’re a new economics graduate, our Master of Economics will provide you with the skills to apply economic methods and knowledge to practical, contemporary problems in business and government.
The dual degree, Master of Economics (with Fudan University), will allow you to graduate with two master’s degrees from two prestigious international universities. Designed for students who wish to engage in international business partnerships with China and take advantage of growing business opportunities in the region, this dual degree equips you with advanced analytical and quantitative skills in economics.
If you have a strong background in economics and are looking to receive advanced training or a pathway to higher degree study, you may like to consider our Master of Economic Analysis.
In addition, we have the following graduate diplomas and graduate certificates on offer.
Economics is the study of trade-offs – how we make decisions and use resources as individuals, businesses, industries, governments and nations.
It affects our daily lives and shapes the world around us. It addresses and answers a range of modern life's big issues. From businesses seeking critical insights into the markets they compete in to governments and NGOs seeking solutions to domestic and international challenges, economics plays a central role in shaping the broad framework of society at every level.
Economics is crucial to understanding and solving the major problems and challenges the world faces today. These include global warming, poverty and disadvantage, booms and recessions and market failures. Economics is also important for understanding business strategies and competition in the marketplace.
* 2019 QS World University Rankings by Subject.
**Please refer to individual course requirements and visa details (for international students) regarding eligibility for part-time study.
As an economics graduate you’ll have many interesting career choices. We’ll prepare you for roles in government, banking, financial markets and consulting in both the private and public sectors and NGOs.