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What will I learn?

The Bachelor of Economics offers students the analytical and quantitative skills required for an in-depth understanding of key economic principles. The degree complements this knowledge with the option of majors across selected business disciplines.

The course includes basic training in econometrics, macroeconomics, and microeconomics with an emphasis on practical policy. A capstone subject synthesizes knowledge from game theory, experimental economics and industrial organisation to study policy-making in real-world settings.

Course aims

The course promotes an understanding of how institutional rules and incentives shape economic outcomes. It seeks to provide students with the knowledge, competencies and values necessary to develop critical, analytical and evaluative skills that can contribute towards a range of business careers..

Course structure

The course comprises a total of 144 credit points.

Careers

The Bachelor of Economics allows for a large spectrum of career options and employment opportunities in such roles as economist, economic analyst, econometrician, data analyst, policy analyst, business consultant, market analyst and researcher in various industries including banking, finance, insurance, consulting and the public sector.

Which department am I in?

UTS Business School

CRICOS

086359B

Study options

Full Time (3 years)

Tuition fees
A$41,568.00 (22,48,134) per year
The cost per credit point for 2022 is AUD $866.

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

1 August 2022

Venue

University of Technology Sydney - UTS

UTS Campus,

15 Broadway,

ULTIMO,

New South Wales,

2007, SYDNEY, Australia

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Applicants must have completed an Australian Year 12 qualification or equivalent. Award of the full International Baccalaureate Diploma where the total aggregate score including bonus and penalty points meets entry standard. Academic IELTS: 6.5 overall with a writing score of 6.0; TOEFL (Internet-based): 79 - 93 overall, writing 21; PTE: 58-64; CAE: 176-184; AE5/AE6 (PASS): AE5.

For international students

Applicants must have completed an Australian Year 12 qualification, Australian Qualifications Framework Diploma, or equivalent Australian or overseas qualification at the required level.

The English proficiency requirement for international students or local applicants with international qualifications is: Academic IELTS: 6.5 overall with a writing score of 6.0; or TOEFL: paper based: 550-583 overall with TWE of 4.5, internet based: 79-93 overall with a writing score of 21; or AE5: Pass; or PTE: 58-64; or CAE: 176-184.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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About University of Technology Sydney - UTS

UTS boasts a culturally diverse campus life and a vast range of innovative courses that prepare graduates for the workplaces of today and the future.

  • Australia’s No.1 Young University
  • Located in Sydney’s creative and digital precinct
  • Practice-based teaching and learning with an industry focus
  • More than AUD 12 million offered in scholarships and grants