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The University of Queensland

Brisbane , Queensland ,Australia

Bachelor of Computer Science / Economics

Learn all the practical skills to design, develop and analyse computer-based systems while building an understanding of core economic skills in learning to question, model, and decision-making challenges.

Learn skills in all aspects of computer technology and develop strong analytical, logical, and developmental skills necessary to implement new systems and technology for use in our society. 

You'll also undertake a variety of economic courses that shape and challenge your personal thinking and learn how central decision-making is undertaken in business, markets, trade, government, health, and the environment. 

You'll be equipped for roles such as web, gaming, or app developer, economic consultant, economic analyst, policy analyst, and business analyst. 


Tailor your studies to suit your goals. This program offers these options:

  • Cyber Security
  • Data Science
  • Economics and Public Policy
  • Economics of Strategy and Behaviour
  • International and Financial Economics
  • Machine Learning
  • Programming Languages
  • Quantitative Analysis
  • Scientific Computing

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.


  • Feb Deadline: Nov
  • July

Application Processing Time in Days: 28

Application Process


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

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:

  • Cyber security analyst
  • Data scientist
  • Machine learning engineer
  • Software engineer
  • Economic consultant
  • Investment analyst
  • Business development manager
  • Regulatory affairs officer
  • Business analyst
  • Policy analyst

PSW Opportunity

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


Admission Requirement / Eligibility Criteria


Queensland Year 12 (or equivalent):

  • General English subject (Units 3 & 4, C)
  • Mathematical Methods (Units 3 & 4, C)

Specialist Mathematics (Units 3 & 4, C) is recommended.
Students without Specialist Mathematics (or equivalent) may be required to undertake preparatory courses beyond the 64 units for the program and may not be able to complete the program in the minimum time frame without overloading or undertaking summer study.

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