Economic Policy

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

Economic Policy

Major

A major in Economic Policy requires 48 credit points from this table including:
(i) 6 credit points of 1000-level core units
(ii) 6 credit points of 1000-level selective units
(iii) 6 credit points of 2000-level core units
(iv) 6 credit points of 2000-level selective units
(v) 6 credit points of 3000-level core units
(vi) 12 credit points of 3000-level selective units
(vii) 6 credit points of Interdisciplinary Project units

Minor

A minor in in Economic Policy requires 36 credit points from this table including:
(i) 6 credit points of 1000-level core units
(ii) 6 credit points of 1000-level selective units
(iii) 6 credit points of 2000-level core units
(iv) 6 credit points of 2000-level selective units
(v) 6 credit points of 3000-level core units
(vi) 6 credit points of 3000-level selective units

1000-level units of study

Core
ECON1040
Principles of Economics
6    N AGEC1006 or ECON1001 or BUSS1040
Semester 1
Selective
ECON1003
Quantitative Methods in Economics
6    N MATH1111 or MATH1011 or MATH1001 or MATH1901 or MATH1906
Semester 1
Semester 2
ECON1005
The Australian Economy
6      Semester 2
ECON1006
The Economics of Everything
6      Semester 2

2000-level units of study

Core
ECOS2020
Economic Data Analysis
6    P ECON1040
N ECMT1010 or ECMT1011 or ECMT1012 or ECMT1013 or MATH1015 or MATH1005 or MATH1905 or STAT1021 or ECOF1010 or BUSS1020 or ENVX1001
Semester 2
Selective
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.
Intensive February
Semester 1
Semester 2
ECOS2002
Intermediate Macroeconomics
6    P ECON1002 or ECON1040
N ECON2002 or ECON2902 or ECOS2902


Certain combinations of Maths/Stats may substitute for Econometrics. Consult the School of Economics Undergraduate Coordinator.
Intensive February
Semester 1
Semester 2
ECOS2901
Intermediate Microeconomics Honours
6    A ECOS2903 or MATH2070 or MATH2970
P (ECON1001 or BUSS1040 or ECON1040) with a minimum Distinction grade (75%)
N ECOS2001 or ECON2001 or ECON2901

Note: Department permission required for enrolment
Students are strongly advised to undertake one of ECOS2903 or MATH2070 or MATH2970 either concurrently with or prior to ECOS2901.
Semester 1
ECOS2902
Intermediate Macroeconomics Honours
6    P 65% in (ECON1001 or BUSS1040 or ECON1040) and 65% in ECON1002
N ECOS2002 or ECON2002 or ECON2902

Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Semester 2

3000-level units of study

Core
ECOS3030
Applications of Economic Policy
6    P (ECOS2001 or ECOS2002) and ECOS2020
Semester 1
Selective
ECOS3002
Development Economics
6    P ECOS2001 or ECOS2901 or ECOS2002 or ECOS2902
Semester 2
ECOS3005
Industrial Organisation
6    P ECOS2001 or ECOS2901
N ECOS2201
Intensive February
Semester 2
ECOS3006
International Trade
6    P ECOS2001 or ECOS2901
Semester 1
Semester 2
ECOS3007
International Macroeconomics
6    P ECOS2002 or ECOS2902 or ECOS2040
Semester 1
ECOS3008
Labour Economics
6    P ECOS2001 or ECOS2901
Semester 2
ECOS3010
Monetary Economics
6    P ECOS2001 or ECOS2901 or ECOS2002 or ECOS2902 or ECOS2040
N ECON3010
Intensive February
ECOS3011
Public Finance
6    P ECOS2001 or ECOS2901
Semester 2
ECOS3013
Environmental Economics
6    P AREC2005 or AREC2003 or RSEC2031 or ECOS2001 or ECOS2901
Intensive February
Semester 2
ECOS3015
Law and Economics
6    P ECOS2001 or ECOS2901
Semester 2
ECOS3017
Health Economics
6    P ECOS2001 or ECOS2901
Semester 2
ECOS3020
Special Topic in Economics
6    P ((ECOS2001 or ECON2001) and (ECOS2002 or ECON2002)) or ((ECOS2901 or ECON2901) and (ECOS2902 or ECON2902))

Note: Department permission required for enrolment
Students must seek written permission from the School of Economics Undergraduate Coordinator to enrol in this unit.
Semester 1
Semester 2
ECOS3024
Economic History
6    P ECOS2001 or ECOS2901 or ECOS2002 or ECOS2902
Semester 1
ECOS3025
The Economics of Regulation
6    P ECOS2001 or ECOS2901 or ECOS2040
Semester 1
ECOS3028
Macroeconomics of Fiscal Policy
6    P ECOS2002
Semester 1

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.
ECON3999
Interdisciplinary Impact
6    P Completion of at least 90 credit points
N Interdisciplinary Impact in another major
Intensive December
Semester 1
Semester 2
ECON3998
Industry and Community Project
6    C Interdisciplinary Impact in any major.
Intensive February
Intensive July
Semester 1
Semester 2