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The University of Queensland

Brisbane , Queensland ,Australia

Bachelor of Economics (Honours)

Delve deeper into your studies, follow your research passion and develop the specialist knowledge and advanced skills you need to complete quantitative research in industry or academia.

If you want to be a respected leader in your field, advance the boundaries of human knowledge and develop specialised competence and expertise, the Bachelor of Economics (Honours) will enable you to achieve your goals.

After completing the Bachelor of Economics, during your honours year you'll study a range of courses that will develop the advanced knowledge and skills required to complete quantitative research.

You'll also work closely with internationally respected researchers and academics who will guide you through your studies towards writing a thesis, a major part of your honours program that can open up gateways to new opportunities.

Program highlights

  • Choose between the fields of economics or econometrics to align with your undergraduate studies or interests.
  • Benefit from a stimulating and challenging program that will teach you how to conduct research at an international standard.
  • Develop high-level skills in critical and analytical thinking, research, communication, problem-solving and project management.
  • The honours program is also an excellent basis for entry into a higher degree by research program.

Campus Information

St Lucia

Situated on 114 hectares of Brisbane River-bound land, UQ’s main campus is a vibrant mix of majestic sandstone buildings and contemporary architecture, landscaped gardens and lakes. Fanning out from the heritage-listed Great Court, you’ll find modern teaching and research facilities, including laboratories, lecture theatres, and Queensland’s largest research library. The expansive grounds are also home to a variety of sporting facilities, museums, cafes, and those famous Jacaranda trees. The St Lucia campus is only seven kilometres from Brisbane’s city centre, making it an appealing place to study, work or visit.

Intakes

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Application Processing Time in Days: 28

Application Process

Days

Minimum English Language Requirements

English Level Description IELTS (1.0 -9.0) TOEFL IBT (0-120) TOEFL CBT (0-300) PTE (10-90)
Expert 9 120 297-300 86-90
Very Good 8.5 115-119 280-293 83-86
Very Good 8 110-114 270-280 79-83
Good 7.5 102-109 253-267 73-79
Good 7 94-101 240-253 65-73
Competent 6.5 79-93 213-233 58-65
Competent 6 60-78 170-210 50-58
Modest 5.5 46-59 133-210 43-50
Modest 5 35-45 107-133 36-43
Limited 4 32-34 97-103 30-36
Extremely Limited < 4 < 31 < 93 < 30

Job Opportunity Potential

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:

  • Economic consultant
  • Business analyst
  • Investment analyst
  • Public policy analyst
  • Trade finance operations officer
  • Agricultural economist
  • Data scientist
  • Energy and resource economist
  • Urban economist
  • Business development manager

PSW Opportunity

2 years of Post-Study Work (PSW) rights to international students post completion of their respective Bachelor's 

 

Admission Requirement / Eligibility Criteria

Entry scores
All international applicants need to have successfully completed Queensland Year 12 (or an equivalent qualification) and meet the minimum entry score for this program.

Prerequisites
BEcon or hold an approved degree; and satisfy the requirements provided under 'Additional application information' in the 'How to apply' tab.

 

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