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Bachelor of Economics and Bachelor of Economics / Bachelor of Advanced Studies

Unit of study table (Table A)

As part of the Bachelor of Economics and Bachelor of Economics/Bachelor of Advanced Studies, candidates must complete a program in Economics or Advanced Economics.

Economics program

A program in Economics requires 72 credit points from this table including:
(i) 24 credit points of 1000-level core units
(ii) 18 credit points of 2000-level core units
(iii) an embedded major in at least one of Econometrics, Economics, Environmental, Agricultural and Resource Economics or Financial Economics

Advanced Economics program

A program in Advanced Economics requires 72 credit points from this table including:
(i) 24 credit points of 1000-level core units
(ii) 24 credit points of 2000-level core units
(iii) 12 credit points of 3000-level core units
(iv) 6 credit points of 3000-level selective units for the major in Economics
(v) an embedded major in Economics.

 

Unit of study
Credit points
A: Assumed knowledge P: Prerequisites
C: Corequisites N: Prohibition

Economics program

1000 level units of study

Core
ECON1001
Introductory Microeconomics
6 A Minimum result of Band 4 in HSC Mathematics Advanced (or equivalent); or Band E3 in HSC Mathematics Extension 1 or 2 (or equivalent)
BUSS1040 or ECON1040
ECON1002
Introductory Macroeconomics
6 A Minimum result of Band 4 in HSC Mathematics Advanced (or equivalent); or Band E3 in HSC Mathematics Extension 1 or 2 (or equivalent)
ECMT1010
Introduction to Economic Statistics
6 A Minimum result of Band 4 in HSC Mathematics Advanced (or equivalent); or Band E3 in HSC Mathematics Extension 1 or 2 (or equivalent)
ECMT1011 or ECMT1012 or ECMT1013 or MATH1015 or MATH1005 or MATH1905 or STAT1021 or ECOF1010 or BUSS1020 or ENVX1001 or DATA1001
ECMT1020
Introduction to Econometrics
6 ECMT1010 or ECOF1010 or BUSS1020 or MATH1905 or MATH1005 or MATH1015 or DATA1001 or DATA1901
ECMT1001 or ECMT1002 or ECMT1003 or ECMT1021 or ECMT1022 or ECMT1023

Other than in exceptional circumstances, it is strongly recommended that students do not undertake Introduction to Econometrics before attempting Introduction to Economic Statistics.
Selectives
The following units are selective units for the Bachelor of Economics and not prerequisites for a major/program under the Bachelor of Economics.
ECON1003
Quantitative Methods in Economics
6  
ECON1005
The Australian Economy
6  
ECON1006
The Economics of Everything
6  

2000 level units of study

Core
Students must choose between ECMT2150 or ECMT2950 as appropriate.
ECMT2150
Intermediate Econometrics
6 P ((ECMT1010 or MATH1905 or MATH1005 or MATH1015 or DATA1001 or DATA1901 or ENVX1002) and (ECMT1020 or MATH1002 or MATH1902 or MATH1014 or DATA1002 or DATA1902)) or BUSS1020
ECMT2110 or ECMT2950
or
ECMT2950
Intermediate Econometrics - Advanced
6 P (A minimum of 65% in (ECMT1010 or MATH1905 or MATH1005 or MATH1015 or DATA1001 or DATA1901 or ENVX1002)) and (a minimum of 65% in (ECMT1020 or MATH1002 or MATH1902 or MATH1014 or DATA1002 or DATA1902)) or (a minimum of 65% in BUSS1020)
ECMT2110 or ECMT2150
Students must choose between ECOS2001 or ECOS2901 as appropriate.
ECOS2001
Intermediate Microeconomics
6 ECON1001 or BUSS1040 or ECON1040
ECON2001 or ECON2901 or ECOS2901

Certain combinations of Maths/Stats may substitute for Econometrics. Consult the School of Economics Undergraduate Coordinator.
or
ECOS2901
Intermediate Microeconomics Honours
6 ECOS2903 or MATH2070 or MATH2970
(ECON1001 or BUSS1040 or ECON1040) with a minimum credit grade (65%) and ECON1002 with a minimum credit grade (65%)
ECOS2001 or ECON2001 or ECON2901

Students are strongly advised to undertake one of ECOS2903 or MATH2070 or MATH2970 either concurrently with or prior to ECOS2901.
Students must choose between ECOS2002 or ECOS2902 as appropriate.
ECOS2002
Intermediate Macroeconomics
6 ECON1002 or ECON1040
ECON2002 or ECON2902 or ECOS2902

Certain combinations of Maths/Stats may substitute for Econometrics. Consult the School of Economics Undergraduate Coordinator.
or
ECOS2902
Intermediate Macroeconomics Honours
6 65% in (ECON1001 or BUSS1040 or ECON1040) and 65% in ECON1002
ECOS2002 or ECON2002 or ECON2902
Selectives
ECOS2004
Money and Banking
6 (ECON1001 and ECON1002) or (ECON1040 and ECON1002) or BUSS1040
ECOS2025
East Asian Economies
6 ECON1001 or ECON1002 or BUSS1040 or ECON1040
ECOS2201
Economics of Competition and Strategy
6 ECON1001 or BUSS1040 or ECON1040
ECON2201 or ECOS3005
ECOS2307
The European Economy
6 12 credit points at 1000 level
ECOS2903
Mathematical Economics A
6 A minimum of 65% in (ECON1001 or BUSS1040 or ECON1040) and 65% in ECON1002
ECON2903 or MATH2070 or MATH2970

Students intending to proceed to the third year economics honours program must take this unit or MATH2070

Advanced Economics program

1000 level units of study

Core
ECON1001
Introductory Microeconomics
6 A Minimum result of Band 4 in HSC Mathematics Advanced (or equivalent); or Band E3 in HSC Mathematics Extension 1 or 2 (or equivalent)
BUSS1040 or ECON1040
ECON1002
Introductory Macroeconomics
6 A Minimum result of Band 4 in HSC Mathematics Advanced (or equivalent); or Band E3 in HSC Mathematics Extension 1 or 2 (or equivalent)
ECMT1010
Introduction to Economic Statistics
6 A Minimum result of Band 4 in HSC Mathematics Advanced (or equivalent); or Band E3 in HSC Mathematics Extension 1 or 2 (or equivalent)
ECMT1011 or ECMT1012 or ECMT1013 or MATH1015 or MATH1005 or MATH1905 or STAT1021 or ECOF1010 or BUSS1020 or ENVX1001 or DATA1001
ECMT1020
Introduction to Econometrics
6 ECMT1010 or ECOF1010 or BUSS1020 or MATH1905 or MATH1005 or MATH1015 or DATA1001 or DATA1901
ECMT1001 or ECMT1002 or ECMT1003 or ECMT1021 or ECMT1022 or ECMT1023

Other than in exceptional circumstances, it is strongly recommended that students do not undertake Introduction to Econometrics before attempting Introduction to Economic Statistics.
2000 level units of study

Core

ECOS2901
Intermediate Microeconomics Honours
6 ECOS2903 or MATH2070 or MATH2970
(ECON1001 or BUSS1040 or ECON1040) with a minimum credit grade (65%) and ECON1002 with a minimum credit grade (65%)
ECOS2001 or ECON2001 or ECON2901

Students are strongly advised to undertake one of ECOS2903 or MATH2070 or MATH2970 either concurrently with or prior to ECOS2901.
ECOS2902
Intermediate Macroeconomics Honours
6 65% in (ECON1001 or BUSS1040 or ECON1040) and 65% in ECON1002
ECOS2002 or ECON2002 or ECON2902
ECOS2903
Mathematical Economics A
6 A minimum of 65% in (ECON1001 or BUSS1040 or ECON1040) and 65% in ECON1002
ECON2903 or MATH2070 or MATH2970

Students intending to proceed to the third year economics honours program must take this unit or MATH2070
Students choose between ECMT2150 or ECMT2950 as appropriate
ECMT2150
Intermediate Econometrics
6 P ((ECMT1010 or MATH1905 or MATH1005 or MATH1015 or DATA1001 or DATA1901 or ENVX1002) and (ECMT1020 or MATH1002 or MATH1902 or MATH1014 or DATA1002 or DATA1902)) or BUSS1020
ECMT2110 or ECMT2950
or
ECMT2950
Intermediate Econometrics - Advanced
6 P (A minimum of 65% in (ECMT1010 or MATH1905 or MATH1005 or MATH1015 or DATA1001 or DATA1901 or ENVX1002)) and (a minimum of 65% in (ECMT1020 or MATH1002 or MATH1902 or MATH1014 or DATA1002 or DATA1902)) or (a minimum of 65% in BUSS1020)
ECMT2110 or ECMT2150

3000 level units

Core
ECOS3901
Advanced Microeconomics Honours
6 ECOS2903 or MATH2070
A minimum of ((65% in ECOS2901) or (75% in ECOS2001)) and 65% in (ECOS2903 or MATH2070 or MATH2970)

Students intending to proceed to fourth year economics honours must also complete at least one additional 3000-level ECOS unit during their degree, except where both ECOS3903 and ECOS3904 are selected.
ECOS3902
Advanced Macroeconomics Honours
6 A minimum of ((65% in ECOS2902) or (75% in ECOS2002)) and 65% in (ECOS2903 or MATH2070 or MATH2970)

Students intending to proceed to fourth year economics honours must also complete at least one additional 3000-level ECOS unit during their degree, except where both ECOS3903 and ECOS3904 are selected.
Students choose 6 credit points of selective units towards their major from ECOS3903 or ECOS3904.
ECOS3903
Applied Microeconometrics
6 A minimum of ((65% in ECOS2901) or (75% in ECOS2001)) and 65% in (ECMT2150 or ECMT2950 or ECMT2160)
ECOS3904
Applied Macroeconometrics
6 A minimum of ((65% in ECOS2902) or (75% in ECOS2002)) and 65% in (ECMT2130 or ECMT2150 or ECMT2950 or ECMT2160)

Interdisciplinary project unit of study

Students in the Advanced Economics program should complete ECMT3997 as their Interdisciplinary Project option.
ECMT3997
Interdisciplinary Impact in Econometrics
6 ((ECMT2150 or ECMT2950) and ECMT2160) or (ECOS2901 and (ECMT2150 or ECMT2950))

Embedded majors

A major in Environmental, Agricultural and Resource Economics requires 48 credit points from this table including:
(i) 12 credit points of 1000-level core units*
(ii) 12 credit points of 2000-level selective units*
(iii) 12 credit points of 3000-level core units
(iv) 6 credit points of 3000-level selective units
(v) 6 credit points of Interdisciplinary Project units
*Some units of study may be covered within the Economics program core units of study.

 

Unit of study Credit points A: Assumed knowledge P: Prerequisites
C: Corequisites N: Prohibition

1000 level units of study

Core
ECON1001
Introductory Microeconomics
6 A Minimum result of Band 4 in HSC Mathematics Advanced (or equivalent); or Band E3 in HSC Mathematics Extension 1 or 2 (or equivalent)
N BUSS1040 or ECON1040
ECON1002
Introductory Macroeconomics
6 A Minimum result of Band 4 in HSC Mathematics Advanced (or equivalent); or Band E3 in HSC Mathematics Extension 1 or 2 (or equivalent)

2000 level units of study

Selectives
AREC2005
Concepts in Enviro and Agricultural Economics
6 P (ECON1001 or BUSS1040 or ECON1040 or AGEC1006) and (ECON1002 or ECON1003 or ECON1005 or ECON1006 or ECMT1010 or BUSS1020 or GEOS1001 or AGEN1001 or ENVX1002)
N AREC2003 or RSEC2031
Students choose either ECOS2001 or ECOS2901 as appropriate.
ECOS2001
Intermediate Microeconomics
6 P ECON1001 or BUSS1040 or ECON1040
N ECON2001 or ECON2901 or ECOS2901

Certain combinations of Maths/Stats may substitute for Econometrics. Consult the School of Economics Undergraduate Coordinator.
Or
ECOS2901
Intermediate Microeconomics Honours
6 A ECOS2903 or MATH2070 or MATH2970
P (ECON1001 or BUSS1040 or ECON1040) with a minimum credit grade (65%) and ECON1002 with a minimum credit grade (65%)
N ECOS2001 or ECON2001 or ECON2901

Students are strongly advised to undertake one of ECOS2903 or MATH2070 or MATH2970 either concurrently with or prior to ECOS2901.

3000 level units of study

Core
AREC3006
Agricultural Production Economics
6 P AREC2005 or ECOS2001 or ECOS2901 or AREC2003
N AREC2001 or AREC3001
ECOS3013
Environmental Economics
6 P AREC2005 or AREC2003 or RSEC2031 or ECOS2001 or ECOS2901
Selectives
AREC3002
Agricultural Markets
6 P AREC2005 or AREC2001 or AGEC2103 or ECOS2001 or ECOS2901
AREC3003
Econ of Minerals and Energy Industries
6 P AREC2003 or RSEC2031 or ECOS2001 or ECOS2901
AREC3004
Economics of Water and Bio-resources

6 P AREC2003 or RSEC2031 or ECOS2001 or ECOS2901
AREC3005
Agricultural Finance and Risk
6 P AREC2005 or AREC2001 or AREC2002 or AGEC2101 or ECOS2001 or ECOS2901 or ECOS2040
AREC3007
Benefit-Cost Analysis
6 P ECOS2001 or ECOS2901 or AREC2005 or AREC2003
N (AREC2004 or RSEC4131)
ECOS3020
Special Topic in Economics
6 P ((ECOS2001 or ECOS2901) and (ECOS2002 or ECOS2902)) or (ECOS2040 and ECMT2130)

Students must seek written permission from the School of Economics Undergraduate Coordinator to enrol in this unit.

Interdisciplinary project units of study

If you are completing two majors and both of your majors are from the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, please select the Interdisciplinary Impact unit of study for your first major, and the Industry and Community Project unit of study for your second major.
If you are completing two majors but only one of your majors is from the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, please select the Interdisciplinary Impact unit of study for that major.
If you are completing one major only and that major is from the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, please select the Interdisciplinary Impact unit of study for your major.
ECOS3997
Interdisciplinary Impact in Economics
6 P 12 credit points at 2000 level from one of the following subject areas: Economics; Econometrics; Financial Economics; Environmental, Agricultural and Resource Economics
FASS3333
Industry or Community Project
6 P 72 credit points
C
Interdisciplinary Impact in any major
A major in Econometrics requires 48 credit points from this table including:
(i) 12 credit points of 1000-level core units*
(ii) 12 credit points of 2000-level selective units*
(iii) 18 credit points of 3000-level selective units
(iv) 6 credit points of Interdisciplinary Project units
*Some units of study may be covered within the Economics program core units of study.

 

Unit of study
Credit points
A: Assumed knowledge P: Prerequisites
C: Corequisites N: Prohibition

1000 level units of study

Core
ECMT1010
Introduction to Economic Statistics
6 A Minimum result of Band 4 in HSC Mathematics Advanced (or equivalent); or Band E3 in HSC Mathematics Extension 1 or 2 (or equivalent)
N ECMT1011 or ECMT1012 or ECMT1013 or MATH1015 or MATH1005 or MATH1905 or STAT1021 or ECOF1010 or BUSS1020 or ENVX1001 or DATA1001
ECMT1020
Introduction to Econometrics
6 P ECMT1010 or ECOF1010 or BUSS1020 or MATH1905 or MATH1005 or MATH1015 or DATA1001 or DATA1901
N ECMT1001 or ECMT1002 or ECMT1003 or ECMT1021 or ECMT1022 or ECMT1023
Other than in exceptional circumstances, it is strongly recommended that students do not undertake Introduction to Econometrics before attempting Introduction to Economic Statistics.

2000 level units of study

Selectives
Students choose either ECMT2150 or ECMT2950 as appropriate.
ECMT2150
Intermediate Econometrics
6 P ((ECMT1010 or MATH1905 or MATH1005 or MATH1015 or DATA1001 or DATA1901 or ENVX1002) and (ECMT1020 or MATH1002 or MATH1902 or MATH1014 or DATA1002 or DATA1902)) or BUSS1020
N ECMT2110 or ECMT2950
Or
ECMT2950
Intermediate Econometrics - Advanced
6 P (A minimum of 65% in (ECMT1010 or MATH1905 or MATH1005 or MATH1015 or DATA1001 or DATA1901 or ENVX1002)) and (a minimum of 65% in (ECMT1020 or MATH1002 or MATH1902 or MATH1014 or DATA1002 or DATA1902)) or (a minimum of 65% in BUSS1020)
N ECMT2110 or ECMT2150
ECMT2160
Econometric Analysis
6 P ECMT2150 or ECMT2950 or ECMT2110

3000 level units of study

Selectives
ECMT3110
Econometric Models and Methods
6 P ECMT2110 or ECMT2010 or ECMT2160
N ECMT3010
ECMT3120
Applied Econometrics
6 P ECMT3110 or ECMT3010 or ((ECMT2150 or ECMT2950) and ECMT2160)
N ECMT3020
ECMT3130
Forecasting for Economics and Business
6 P ECMT2010 or ECMT2110 or ECMT2030 or ECMT2130 or ECMT2160
N ECMT3030
ECMT3150
The Econometrics of Financial Markets
6 P ECMT2010 or ECMT2110 or ECMT2030 or ECMT2130 or ECMT2160
N ECMT3050
ECMT3160
Statistical Modelling
6 P ((ECMT2150 or ECMT2950) and ECMT2160) or ECMT2110 or ECMT2010
N ECMT3620 or ECMT3720 or ECMT3210
ECMT3170
Computational Econometrics

6 P ECMT2160 or ECMT2110
ECMT3185
Econometrics of Machine Learning
6 P (ECMT2150 or ECMT2950) and ECMT2160
N QBUS3820
ECOS3903
Applied Microeconometrics
6 P A minimum of ((65% in ECOS2901) or (75% in ECOS2001)) and 65% in (ECMT2150 or ECMT2950 or ECMT2160)
ECOS3904
Applied Macroeconometrics
6 P A minimum of ((65% in ECOS2902) or (75% in ECOS2002)) and 65% in (ECMT2130 or ECMT2150 or ECMT2950 or ECMT2160)

Interdisciplinary project unit of study

If you are completing two majors and both of your majors are from the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, please select the Interdisciplinary Impact unit of study for your first major, and the Industry and Community Project unit of study for your second major.
If you are completing two majors but only one of your majors is from the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, please select the Interdisciplinary Impact unit of study for that major.
If you are completing one major only and that major is from the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, please select the Interdisciplinary Impact unit of study for your major.
ECOS3997
Interdisciplinary Impact in Economics
6 P 12 credit points at 2000 level from one of the following subject areas: Economics; Econometrics; Financial Economics; Environmental, Agricultural and Resource Economics
ECMT3997
Interdisciplinary Impact in Econometrics
6 P ((ECMT2150 or ECMT2950) and ECMT2160) or (ECOS2901 and (ECMT2150 or ECMT2950))
FASS3333
Industry or Community Project
6 C Interdisciplinary Impact in any major
P 72 credit points
A major in Economics requires 48 credit points from this table including:
(i) 12 credit points of 1000-level core units*
(ii) 12 credit points of 2000-level selective units*
(iii) 18 credit points of 3000-level selective units
(iv) 6 credit points of Interdisciplinary Project units
*Some units of study may be covered within the Economics program core units of study.

 

Unit of study
Credit points
A: Assumed knowledge P: Prerequisites
C: Corequisites N: Prohibition

1000 level units of study

Core
ECON1001
Introductory Microeconomics
6 A Minimum result of Band 4 in HSC Mathematics Advanced (or equivalent); or Band E3 in HSC Mathematics Extension 1 or 2 (or equivalent)
BUSS1040 or ECON1040
ECON1002
Introductory Macroeconomics
6 A Minimum result of Band 4 in HSC Mathematics Advanced (or equivalent); or Band E3 in HSC Mathematics Extension 1 or 2 (or equivalent)

2000 level units of study

Selectives
Students choose either ECOS2001 or ECOS2901 as appropriate.
ECOS2001
Intermediate Microeconomics
6 ECON1001 or BUSS1040 or ECON1040
ECON2001 or ECON2901 or ECOS2901

Certain combinations of Maths/Stats may substitute for Econometrics. Consult the School of Economics Undergraduate Coordinator.
Or
ECOS2901
Intermediate Microeconomics Honours
6 ECOS2903 or MATH2070 or MATH2970
(ECON1001 or BUSS1040 or ECON1040) with a minimum credit grade (65%) and ECON1002 with a minimum credit grade (65%)
ECOS2001 or ECON2001 or ECON2901

Students are strongly advised to undertake one of ECOS2903 or MATH2070 or MATH2970 either concurrently with or prior to ECOS2901.
Students choose either ECOS2002 or ECOS2902 as appropriate.
ECOS2002
Intermediate Macroeconomics
6 ECON1002 or ECON1040
ECON2002 or ECON2902 or ECOS2902

Certain combinations of Maths/Stats may substitute for Econometrics. Consult the School of Economics Undergraduate Coordinator.
Or
ECOS2902
Intermediate Macroeconomics Honours
6 65% in (ECON1001 or BUSS1040 or ECON1040) and 65% in ECON1002
ECOS2002 or ECON2002 or ECON2902
Selectives
These units of study may be taken if the 1000-level or 2000-level core units have already been completed for a different major or program.
ECMT2150
Intermediate Econometrics
6 P ((ECMT1010 or MATH1905 or MATH1005 or MATH1015 or DATA1001 or DATA1901 or ENVX1002) and (ECMT1020 or MATH1002 or MATH1902 or MATH1014 or DATA1002 or DATA1902)) or BUSS1020
ECMT2110 or ECMT2950
ECOS2004
Money and Banking
6 (ECON1001 and ECON1002) or (ECON1040 and ECON1002) or BUSS1040
ECOS2025
East Asian Economies
6 ECON1001 or ECON1002 or BUSS1040 or ECON1040
ECOS2201
Economics of Competition and Strategy
6 ECON1001 or BUSS1040 or ECON1040
ECON2201 or ECOS3005
ECOS2307
The European Economy
6 12 credit points at 1000 level
ECOS2903
Mathematical Economics A
6 A minimum of 65% in (ECON1001 or BUSS1040 or ECON1040) and 65% in ECON1002
ECON2903 or MATH2070 or MATH2970

Students intending to proceed to the third year economics honours program must take this unit or MATH2070

3000 level units of study

Selectives
ECOS3002
Development Economics
6 ECOS2001 or ECOS2901 or ECOS2002 or ECOS2902
ECOS3003
Hierarchies, Incentives and Firm Structure
6 ECOS2001 or ECOS2901
ECON3003 or ECOS2306
ECOS3004
History of Economic Thought
6 ECOS2001 or ECOS2901 or ECOS2002 or ECOS2902 or ECOP2011 or ECOP2001 or ECOP2012 or ECOP2002
ECOS3005
Industrial Organisation
6 ECOS2001 or ECOS2901
ECOS2201
ECOS3006
International Trade
6 ECOS2001 or ECOS2901
ECOS3007
International Macroeconomics
6 ECOS2002 or ECOS2902 or ECOS2040
ECOS3008
Labour Economics
6 ECOS2001 or ECOS2901
ECOS3010
Monetary Economics
6 ECOS2001 or ECOS2901 or ECOS2002 or ECOS2902 or ECOS2040
ECON3010
ECOS3011
Public Finance
6 ECOS2001 or ECOS2901
ECOS3012
Strategic behaviour
6 ECOS2001 or ECOS2901
ECOS3901
ECOS3013
Environmental Economics
6 AREC2005 or AREC2003 or RSEC2031 or ECOS2001 or ECOS2901
ECOS3015
Law and economics
6 ECOS2001 or ECOS2901
ECOS3016
Experimental and Behavioural Economics
6 ECOS2001 or ECOS2901
ECOS3017
Health Economics
6 ECOS2001 or ECOS2901
ECOS3018
Economics of growth

6 (ECOS2001 or ECOS2901) and (ECOS2002 or ECOS2902)
ECOS3019
Capital and Dynamics
6 N ECOS3001
P (ECOS2001 or ECOS2901) and (ECOS2002 or ECOS2902)
ECOS3020
Special Topic in Economics
6 P ((ECOS2001 or ECOS2901) and (ECOS2002 or ECOS2902)) or (ECOS2040 and ECMT2130)

Students must seek written permission from the School of Economics Undergraduate Coordinator to enrol in this unit.
ECOS3021
Business Cycles and Asset Markets
6 ((ECOS2001 or ECOS2901) and (ECOS2002 or ECOS2902)) or (ECOS2040 and ECMT2130)
ECOS3022
The Economics of Financial Markets
6 ((ECOS2001 or ECOS2901) and (ECOS2002 or ECOS2902)) or (ECOS2040 and ECMT2130)
ECOS3023
Personnel Economics
6 ECOS2001 or ECOS2901
ECOS3024
Economic History
6 ECOS2001 or ECOS2901 or ECOS2002 or ECOS2902
ECOS3025
The Economics of Regulation
6 ECOS2001 or ECOS2901 or ECOS2040
ECOS3026
Economics of Crime
6 P ECOS2001 or ECOS2901
ECOS3027
Economics of the Family
6 ECOS2001 or ECOS2901
ECOS3028
Macroeconomics of Fiscal Policy
6 ECOS2002 or ECOS2902 or ECOS2040
ECOS3031
Heterodox Perspectives on Macroeconomics
6 (ECOS2001 or ECOS2901) and (ECOS2002 or ECOS2902 )
ECOS3032
Globalisation and Finance
6 P (ECOS2001 and ECOS2002) or ECOS2040
ECOS3901
Advanced Microeconomics Honours
6 ECOS2903 or MATH2070
A minimum of ((65% in ECOS2901) or (75% in ECOS2001)) and 65% in (ECOS2903 or MATH2070 or MATH2970)

Students intending to proceed to fourth year economics honours must also complete at least one additional 3000-level ECOS unit during their degree, except where both ECOS3903 and ECOS3904 are selected.
ECOS3902
Advanced Macroeconomics Honours
6 A minimum of ((65% in ECOS2902) or (75% in ECOS2002)) and 65% in (ECOS2903 or MATH2070 or MATH2970)

Students intending to proceed to fourth year economics honours must also complete at least one additional 3000-level ECOS unit during their degree, except where both ECOS3903 and ECOS3904 are selected.
ECOS3903
Applied Microeconometrics
6 A minimum of ((65% in ECOS2901) or (75% in ECOS2001)) and 65% in (ECMT2150 or ECMT2950 or ECMT2160)
ECOS3904
Applied Macroeconometrics
6 A minimum of ((65% in ECOS2902) or (75% in ECOS2002)) and 65% in (ECMT2130 or ECMT2150 or ECMT2950 or ECMT2160)

Interdisciplinary project unit of study

If you are completing two majors and both of your majors are from the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, please select the Interdisciplinary Impact unit of study for your first major, and the Industry and Community Project unit of study for your second major.
If you are completing two majors but only one of your majors is from the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, please select the Interdisciplinary Impact unit of study for that major.
If you are completing one major only and that major is from the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, please select the Interdisciplinary Impact unit of study for your major.
ECOS3997
Interdisciplinary Impact in Economics
6 P 12 credit points at 2000 level from one of the following subject areas: Economics; Econometrics; Financial Economics; Environmental, Agricultural and Resource Economics
ECMT3997
Interdisciplinary Impact in Econometrics
6 P ((ECMT2150 or ECMT2950) and ECMT2160) or (ECOS2901 and (ECMT2150 or ECMT2950))
FASS3333
Industry or Community Project
6 C Interdisciplinary Impact in any major
P 72 credit points

Financial Economics major

A major in Financial Economics requires 48 credit points from this table including:
(i) 12 credit points of 1000-level core units*
(ii) 12 credit points of 2000-level selective units**
(iii) 6 credit points of 3000-level core units
(iii) 12 credit points of 3000-level selective units
(iv) 6 credit points of Interdisciplinary Project unit
*Some units of study may be covered within the Economics program core units of study.
**ECOS2040 should only be taken when a student:
(a) is not enrolled in the Bachelor of Economics or Bachelor of Economics combined degree;
(b) is not enrolled in any of the following second majors: Economics; Environmental, Agricultural and Resource Economics; or Economic Policy; or
(c) has not completed any one of the units of study: ECOS2001ECOS2901ECOS2002ECOS2902.

 

Unit of study
Credit points
A: Assumed knowledge P: Prerequisites
C: Corequisites N: Prohibition

1000 level units of study

Core
ECMT1010
Introduction to Economic Statistics
6 A Minimum result of Band 4 in HSC Mathematics Advanced (or equivalent); or Band E3 in HSC Mathematics Extension 1 or 2 (or equivalent)
ECMT1011 or ECMT1012 or ECMT1013 or MATH1015 or MATH1005 or MATH1905 or STAT1021 or ECOF1010 or BUSS1020 or ENVX1001 or DATA1001
ECON1001
Introductory Microeconomics
6 A Minimum result of Band 4 in HSC Mathematics Advanced (or equivalent); or Band E3 in HSC Mathematics Extension 1 or 2 (or equivalent)
BUSS1040 or ECON1040

2000-level units of study

Selectives
ECMT2130
Financial Econometrics
6 (ECMT2110 or ECMT2010 or ECMT1010 or BUSS1020 or MATH1005 or MATH1905 or DATA1001 or DATA1901 or ENVX1002) and (ECON1001 or ECON1040 or BUSS1040)
ECMT2030
Students choose between ECOS2001, ECOS2901 or ECOS2040* as appropriate.
*Students in the Bachelor of Economics and students who have completed ECOS2001/ECOS2901 and/or ECOS2002/ECOS2902 are prohibited from ECOS2040.
ECOS2001
Intermediate Microeconomics
6 ECON1001 or BUSS1040 or ECON1040
ECON2001 or ECON2901 or ECOS2901

Certain combinations of Maths/Stats may substitute for Econometrics. Consult the School of Economics Undergraduate Coordinator.
Or
ECOS2901
Intermediate Microeconomics Honours
6 ECOS2903 or MATH2070 or MATH2970
(ECON1001 or BUSS1040 or ECON1040) with a minimum credit grade (65%) and ECON1002 with a minimum credit grade (65%)
ECOS2001 or ECON2001 or ECON2901

Students are strongly advised to undertake one of ECOS2903 or MATH2070 or MATH2970 either concurrently with or prior to ECOS2901.
Or
ECOS2040
Intermediate Financial Economics
6 (ECON1001 or ECON1040 or BUSS1040) and (ECMT1010 or MATH1005 or MATH1905 or DATA1001 or DATA1901 or ENVX1002 or BUSS1020)
ECOS2001 or ECOS2901 or ECOS2002 or ECOS2902

3000 level units of study

Core
ECOS3022
The Economics of Financial Markets
6 ((ECOS2001 or ECOS2901) and (ECOS2002 or ECOS2902)) or (ECOS2040 and ECMT2130)
Selectives
AREC3005
Agricultural Finance and Risk
6 AREC2005 or AREC2001 or AREC2002 or AGEC2101 or ECOS2001 or ECOS2901 or ECOS2040
ECMT3130
Forecasting for Economics and Business
6 ECMT2010 or ECMT2110 or ECMT2030 or ECMT2130 or ECMT2160
ECMT3030
ECMT3150
The Econometrics of Financial markets
6 ECMT2010 or ECMT2110 or ECMT2030 or ECMT2130 or ECMT2160
ECMT3050
ECOS3007
International Macroeconomics
6 ECOS2002 or ECOS2902 or ECOS2040
ECOS3010
Monetary Economics
6 ECOS2001 or ECOS2901 or ECOS2002 or ECOS2902 or ECOS2040
ECON3010
ECOS3021
Business Cycles and Asset Markets
6 ((ECOS2001 or ECOS2901) and (ECOS2002 or ECOS2902)) or (ECOS2040 and ECMT2130)
ECOS3025
The Economics of Regulation
6 ECOS2001 or ECOS2901 or ECOS2040
ECOS3029
International Financial Economics
6 (ECOS2040 or ECOS2001 or ECOS2901) and (ECMT2130 or ECMT2160)
ECOS3032
Globalisation and Finance
6 P (ECOS2001 and ECOS2002) or ECOS2040
ECOS3020
Special Topic in Economics
6 P ((ECOS2001 or ECOS2901) and (ECOS2002 or ECOS2902)) or (ECOS2040 and ECMT2130)

Students must seek written permission from the School of Economics Undergraduate Coordinator to enrol in this unit.

Interdisciplinary project units of study

If you are completing two majors and both of your majors are from the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, please select the Interdisciplinary Impact unit of study for your first major, and the Industry and Community Project unit of study for your second major.
If you are completing two majors but only one of your majors is from the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, please select the Interdisciplinary Impact unit of study for that major.
If you are completing one major only and that major is from the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, please select the Interdisciplinary Impact unit of study for your major.
ECOS3997
Interdisciplinary Impact in Economics
6 P 12 credit points at 2000 level from one of the following subject areas: Economics; Econometrics; Financial Economics; Environmental, Agricultural and Resource Economics
FASS3333
Industry or Community Project
6 C Interdisciplinary Impact in any major
P 72 credit points