The study of economics is central to an understanding of business, markets, trade, government policies, international issues, globalisation, health, development, and the environment. This program is for students intending to become analysts, advisors, and economists in the public and private sectors and leads to careers in business, finance, international development, health, human resource management, marketing, management and research. The UQ School of Economics is Queensland's largest, most experienced and influential economics school. Graduates are equipped to work on important policy and decision challenges in business and government. The program focuses on resource allocation and decision making. BEcon students can pursue individual interests and professional specialisations through a wide choice of courses. Study areas available include business economics; economic history; econometrics; environmental and resource economics; financial markets; labour economics; health economics; international trade and development; macroeconomics; and microeconomics.

Course Fee:

International: $121,486

Entry Requirements:

Queensland Year 12 (or equivalent) English; Mathematics B.


48 units

Subjects you can Study:

Business and industry; Economics and public policy; International trade and finance; Natural resources and environment; Quantitative methods

Study Pathways:

Graduates may go on to complete further studies in coursework and research programs.


Australian Computer Society; Australian Human Resources Institute; Australasian Institute of Banking and Finance; Australian Institute of Management; Australian Marketing Institute; Economic Society of Australia; Financial Services Institute of Australasia; Market Research Society of Australia; Securities Institute of Australia;

Accepts International Students:


Provider CRICOS: 00025B; 00091C (ICTE)

Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
St Lucia No info Yes Full time 3 years
St Lucia No info Yes Part time 6 years
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Provider CRICOS: 00025B; 00091C (ICTE)

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