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Economics

Unit of study table (Table A)

Major

A major in Economics requires 48 credit points from this table including: 
(i) 12 credit points of 1000-level core units of study
(ii) 12 credit points of 2000-level core units of study
Alternative units for 2000-level core units of study may be taken from the 2000-level selective units, if the core units have already been completed for a different major.
(iii) 18 credit points of 3000-level selective units of study
(iv) 6 credit points of Interdisciplinary Project units

Minor

A minor in Economics requires 36 credit points from this table including: 
(i) 12 credit points of 1000-level core units
(ii) 12 credit points of 2000-level core units
Alternative units for 2000-level core units of study may be taken from the 2000-level selective units, if the core units have already been completed for a different major.
(iii) 12 credit points of 3000-level selective units 

 

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

Core
Students 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 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 
Selective
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 
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 
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 selective units of study

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 ECOS3997 Interdisciplinary Impact in Economics or ECMT3997 Interdisciplinary Impact in Econometrics unit of study for your first major, and an 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