Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Undergraduate
CRICOS: 00120C

Why is something as superfluous as diamonds so costly, but something as essential as water so cheap? How can the cost of the coffee beans make up only a few cents of the price of a cup of coffee? With the world’s highest minimum wage rate, can Australia ever compete with low wage countries? The ANU Bachelor of Economics provides a framework and a way of thinking to help answer questions like these. Your coursework will span economics (both theory and applied), economic history, and econometrics while developing your analytical problem-solving and quantitative skills.


The Bachelor of Economics requires completion of 144 units, of which: A maximum of 60 units may come from completion of 1000-level courses.

Standard entry requirements

Year 12 or equivalent. There are no formal program prerequisites. But assumed knowledge is:-ACT: Mathematical Methods (Major)/Further Mathematics/Specialist Mathematics (major)/ Specialist Methods or NSW: Mathematics or equivalent.

Study pathways

Credit will be granted for equivalent studies as appropriate at other universities. Honours year available.

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Canberra Domestic: $103,470
International: $140,040
  • ATAR: 80
  • Full-time : 3 years

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