Bachelor of Business Economics

Flinders University

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Undergraduate
CRICOS: 00114A

This degree provides students with the skills and knowledge required to apply economic analysis in business contexts. Business economists conduct research, collect and analyse data, monitor economic trends, develop forecasts and can have a leading role in advising senior management in private sector companies, banking, finance, insurance and accounting and in government departments as well as in research and educational institutions, on strategic decisions. An Advanced Leadership specialisation offered in this degree is available for students achieving the required ATAR. The Advanced Leadership specialisation provides students with a unique program in leadership, preparation for participation in the work force, attendance at relevant seminars and a compulsory work placement and industry placement.


The course includes core business topics in areas such as accounting, law, economics, marketing, human resource management, quantitative methods, management and international business. The business economics specialisation topics provide in-depth business economics skills and knowledge. Students are then able to study additional topics from their chosen specialisation or other Flinders Business School specialisations and if desired, topics from across the University to tailor their course to their interests and career goals. In the final year, students also study Strategic Management as a capstone topic. Students are encouraged to include industry placements, industry projects and international experiences in their course.


  • Business Economics, Accounting, Management, Law, Foundations of Finance.

Standard entry requirements

Year 12 or equivalent qualifications, mature age entry (STAT), TAFE/VET qualifications, higher education transfers or completion of a foundation studies program

Study information

Campus Fees Entry Mid year intake Attendance
Bedford Park No information available No No information available

Further information

Students have the option of combining this degree with one of the following Bachelor degrees, providing they meet the entry requirements for both: Business, Business (Human Resource Management, Innovation and Enterprise, International Business, Management, Marketing), Laws and Legal Practice, Laws and Legal Practice (Honours), Arts, International Relations and Political Science, Information Technology, and Tourism and Events.

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