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What will I learn?

Gain in-depth knowledge of accounting, financial management, banking and business analytics, along with an understanding of how people make decisions and organise societies, and how to predict human behaviour.

By combining two areas of study in this dual degree program, you'll gain the essential skills and understanding of commerce, along with the broad knowledge and human insights found in the field in economics.

During your commerce studies you'll complete a range of compulsory courses that cover concepts relevant across the financial services sector, including topics such as accounting, business information systems, business analytics and finance. You'll gain a combination of core and specialist knowledge, and the skills to apply what you've learned wherever your career takes you.

With the economics program you'll challenge your personal thinking and current ideas of people and the world, learning how economics is central to decision-making in business, markets, trade, government, health and more. You'll undertake a variety of courses that will build your knowledge about key economic principles, theories and tools, and study topics including microeconomics, macroeconomics and econometrics.

International and Financial Economics

This major focuses on the economic aspects of financial systems in a globalised world.

You'll study banking and international trade theories, and gain an understanding of financial systems and the role they play in economies. You'll also choose from advanced-level electives in areas including macroeconomics, econometrics and financial management.

Graduates usually work in financial institutions, government agencies, consulting firms and private enterprise.

Career possibilities

Our programs prepare you for your first job and beyond. Depending on which major you choose, here are some of the careers you could be on your way to:

Investment analyst
Economic consultant
Economic analyst
Policy analyst
International trade manager
Business analyst
Business development manager

Which department am I in?

Business, Economics and Law

CRICOS

098335M

Study options

Full Time (4 years)

Tuition fees
A$42,272.00 (22,62,955) per year
The UQ COVID-19 Offshore Online Study Tuition Fee Rebate is a 12.5 per cent rebate on the tuition fees payable for Semester 1, 2021 by full fee paying international coursework students who are unable to come to Australia due to the Australian government border controls.

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

Application deadline

Expected May 2022

More details

Start date

Expected July 2022

Venue

The University of Queensland

St Lucia Campus,

THE UNIVERSITY OF QUEENSLAND,

Queensland,

4072, BRISBANE, Australia

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Students must also provide evidence of completion of the USA High School Diploma. To be offered a place in an undergraduate program, you need to have successfully completed Queensland Year 12, or a qualification equivalent to Queensland Year 12, with the required minimum entry score for the program you're interested in studying. English Language Scores: IELTS: Overall Band Score of 6.5 AND a minimum score of 6 in each sub-band of Writing, Reading, Speaking and Listening; TOEFL (Internet-Based-iBT): Overall score 87 with a Writing score of 21 and Reading, Speaking and Listening scores of 19; TOEFL (Paper-based): Overall score of 570 and a minimum score of 5.0 in the Test of Written English (TWE) and 54 in Listening and Reading; PTE: Overall score of 64 with 60 in each communicative skills section; CAE/CPE: Overall Cambridge English Scale (CES) score of 176 with a minimum score of 169 in each skill; BE: A minimum overall grade of 4 plus a minimum grade of C in all four macro skills.

For international students

Queensland Year 12 (or equivalent) General English subject (Units 3 & 4, C); Mathematical Methods (Units 3 & 4, C)

English Proficiency

IELTS overall 6.5; reading 6; writing 6; speaking 6; listening 6. For other English Language Proficiency Tests and Scores approved for UQ

TOEFL IBT - Overall 87, listening 19, reading 19, writing 21 and speaking 19.

TOEFL PB - Overall 570, listening 54, reading 54, writing 59/5.

Pearsons - Overall Score of 64 and 60 in all sub bands.

BE - A minimum overall grade of 4 plus a minimum grade of C in all macro skills.

CES - Overall 176 and 169 in all sub bands.

OET is not accepted.

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

Pathways options

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