University of New England UNE

Bachelor of Business/Bachelor of Economics

University of New England UNE

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Undergraduate
CRICOS: 00003G

Business and economics make a powerful combination. Graduates with skills in both disciplines are highly sought after for a range of roles in business, government and non-profit organisations. Studying the combined Bachelor of Business/Bachelor of Economics at UNE gives you flexibility to take your career in whichever direction you choose. You will combine a solid grounding in accounting, business ethics, management and marketing with the quantitative and analytical skills needed to solve complex problems in the real world.


192 credit points (equivalent to 32 standard units) including core units, an approved major in the business component, and approved major in the economics component, and a choice of elective units.


  • Business Component: Accounting
  • Agribusiness
  • Business Analytics
  • Finance
  • Human Resource Management
  • International Business
  • Management
  • Marketing.Economics Component: Econometrics
  • Economics
  • Economic Development
  • Environmental Analysis and Policy.

Standard entry requirements

Entry is based on recent secondary (ATAR), higher education (GPA), VET study, or work experience. English language requirements must also be met.


Completion of the accounting major in the Bachelor of Business component, plus four additional units outlined in Course Rules will qualify you for admission to the major professional accounting bodies (CPA Australia, Chartered Accountants ANZ and the Institute of Public Accountants (IPA)). Choose this option if you want an understanding of accounting but also want a broad set of business skills. You can also study accounting in the Bachelor of Accounting.The Human Resource Management major in the Bachelor of Business component is accredited with the Australian Human Resources Institute (AHRI).Information on how to meet the Tax Practitioners Board requirements and the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) RG146 compliance requirements is found under the program of study for the Accounting major and the Finance major respectively.

Study pathways

Students may be eligible for credit (advanced standing) for previous studies. Students who successfully complete this course may be eligible to continue to an honours year. An exit pathway is available for eligible students.

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Online Campus International: $112,864
  • ATAR: 72.55
  • Full-time : 4 years
  • Part-time : 10 years
  • Online/Off-campus : 4 years
UNE Armidale (main campus) International: $120,800
  • ATAR: 72.55
  • Full-time : 4 years
  • Part-time : 10 years

Further information

Students may complete work integrated learning and professional skills development with approved institutions and/or an overseas study tour during their degree.

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