Table A - Economics

The units of study listed in the following table are those available for the current year. Students may also include any units of study, which are additional to those currently listed, which appear under these subject areas in the Business School handbook/website in subsequent years (subject to any prerequisite or prohibition rules).

Please note. The following table lists Table A units for the specialsiation only. For details of the Table A - Core, Table - Foundational, Table A - Capstone, Table A Selective and Table A Elective units of study, please refer to Table A for the Graduate Certificate, Graduate Diploma and Master of Commerce or Table A for the Master of Commerce (Extension) sections in this handbook.

Unit outlines will be available through Find a unit outline two weeks before the first day of teaching for 1000-level and 5000-level units, or one week before the first day of teaching for all other units.
 

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

Economics

Achievement of a specialisation in Economics requires 30 credit points from this table comprising:
(i) 6 credit points in Table A - Foundational units of study*
(ii) 6 credit points of Table A - Economics core units of study; and
(iii) 18 credit points of Table A - Economics selective units of study.
Students completing this specialisation to meet the requirements for the Master of Commerce or as their compulsory specialisation for the Master of Commerce (Extension) must complete a 6 credit point capstone unit related to the specialisation from Table A - Capstone units of study section in Table A for the Graduate Certificate, Graduate Diploma and Master of Commerce OR Table A for the Master of Commerce (Extension).
Students completing this specialisation as an optional second specialisation for the Master of Commerce (Extension) do not need to complete a capstone unit.

Units of study

The units of study are listed below.

Table A - Foundational unit of study

* Note. Foundational units count to both the Foundational units of study for the course and the specialisation
ECON5040
Microeconomics for Business
6    N ECON5001
Semester 1
Semester 2

Table A - Economics

Core units of study
ECON5002
Macroeconomic Theory
6    N ECON5003
Intensive February
Semester 1
Semester 2
Selective units of study
ECON5004
Communication in Economics
6    N ECON5050 or BUSS5020
Semester 1
Semester 2
ECON5006
Economics of Law and Public Policy
6      Semester 1
ECON5007
The Economics of Financial Markets
6    P ECON5001 or ECON5040
Semester 2
ECON5008
Behavioural Economics
6    P (ECON5001 or ECON5040) and (ECMT5001 or QBUS5001)
Intensive September
ECON5026
Strategic Business Relationships
6      Semester 2
ECON6008
International Money and Finance
6    P ECON5002
Semester 2
ECON6016
Trade and Development
6    P ECON5001 or ECON5002 or ECON5040
Semester 2
ECON6018
Environmental Economics
6    P ECON5001 or ECON5040
Semester 1
ECON6024
Private Equity
6    P ECON5001 or ECON5040
Semester 1
ECON6029
Health Economics and Policy Evaluation
6    P (ECON5001 or ECON5040) and (ECMT5001 or QBUS5001)
Semester 2
ECON6031
International Finance and Globalisation
6    P ECON5001 and ECON5002
Intensive April
ECMT5001
Principles of Econometrics
6      Semester 1
Semester 2