Bachelor of Economics

UNSW Sydney

This program is designed to help develop analytical and statistical skills that have wide applications in the business sector and in the financial world. Graduates typically work as professional economists in government, international agencies, private firms and consultancies. The first year of study provides students with an understanding of economic theory and business statistics and introduces them to the application of economics to contemporary issues. Depending on students' interests and career goals, they will choose one of three majors: economics, econometrics and financial economics. In addition, students will have the opportunity to study a second economics major or another business major (from approved areas of study).

Course Fee:

International: $142,650

Entry Requirements:

Year 12 or equivalent; Assumed knowledge: Mathematics; Recommended knowledge: English (Advanced); Mathematics (Extension 1)


24 courses (144 UOC): Compulsory Economics course; One Economics major; Economics electives; Business School first-year elective; Business School electives; Free Electives (which can be used to complete a second major (from approved areas of study); General Education courses.

Subjects you can Study:

Econometrics; Economics; Financial economics. Optional second major includes: Accounting; Business; Finance; Human resource management; Information systems; International business; Management; Marketing; Real estate studies; Taxation.

Further information:

The UNSW HSC Plus applies to the Bachelor of Economics. This program is also offered as a combined degree with Arts, Commerce, Education (Secondary), Laws, Science, Advanced Science and Advanced Mathematics.


May meet the education requirement of various professional bodies including Australian Computer Society (Information Systems), Australian Human Resources Institute (Human Resource Management), Australian Securities and Investment Commission (RG-146) (Finance), CPA Australia (Accounting), Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand (Accounting), ACCA (Accounting) and Institute of Public Accountants (Accounting), depending on course selection.

Accepts International Students:


Provider CRICOS: 00098G

Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
UNSW Business School 86 Yes Full time 3 years
UNSW Business School 86 Yes Part time 6 years
The University of New South Wales is ranked among the top 50 universities in the world and is a founding member of the prestigious Group of Eight - a coalition of Australia's leading research intensive universities. par par The main campus is located in Kensington, seven kilometres from Sydney CBD and a short walk from Coogee Beach. Other campuses are UNSW Art and Design in the suburb of Paddington and UNSW Canberra at ADFA.

Provider CRICOS: 00098G

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