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Australian National University, Australia, Canberra

Economics, Bachelor

  • Economics, Bachelor
  • Full-time
  • Duration : 3 years

Student Type

Indicative Fees

AUD 33,168

Study mode

On Campus


Course Highlights

The ANU Bachelor of Economics provides a framework and a way of thinking to help answer questions like these. Your coursework will span economics (both theory and applied), economic history, and econometrics while developing your analytical problem-solving and quantitative skills.

Career Opportunities

So, what can you do with a business degree If you re someone who enjoys the professionalism and high-powered nature of big business, then you re likely to be considering a business degree as a stepping stone to a high-status, high-salary career. In today's world, corporate business careers are available in pretty much every sector you can think of; all industries need strong leaders, managers, financial advisors and market-savvy decision-makers. For many business graduates, however, the traditional pathways still hold a strong appeal including careers in the banking and financial sectors, consultancy, human resources and marketing roles. If a straightforward corporate career is failing to get you excited, then a business program can also give you the skills to create your own business, or to take on business and management roles within more creative industries, be that fashion, media, or even the charity sector.

Course Overview

Australian and overseas governments provide many career paths for economists. Departments like Finance, Treasury, the Australian Bureau of Statistics, the Productivity Commission and the Australian Bureau of Agriculture and Resource Economics recruit heavily from the ANU. Economists are also much in demand in other government departments dealing with issues such as Trade, Education, Employment and Social Security. Economists are employed to study natural resource use and environmental problems and their relationship to economic behaviour. Employers include mining firms and regulatory agencies. Economists contribute to the better management of natural resources and improving the global environment. I want to find another Bachelor Course Learning Outcomes Students who successfully complete this degree are trained: to solve economic problems using analytical reasoning; apply economic analysis to a wide variety of economic issues; use basic empirical estimation techniques to test economic predictions; provide insight into the way that households and individuals make decisions and interact, and the role of government in providing public goods and regulating the market sector; learn how to communicate rigorous economic analysis in a coherent way Employment Opportunities Economics provides a foundation for careers in: Public policy International development Business and management Government and politics Law Finance and insurance Teaching and education Marketing and tourism Examples of job titles in economics are listed below.


Programme Structure Courses Included: Microeconomics Quantitative Research Methods Macroeconomics Foundations of Economic and Financial Models Econometrics 1: Econometric Methods The Australian Economy: Past and Present Behavioural Economics: Psychology and Economics Managerial Economics Money and Banking The Economy, Politics and the State



Academic Entry Requirement

Academic Requirements Admission to all programs is on a competitive basis. Admission to undergraduate degrees is based on meeting the ATAR requirement or an equivalent rank derived from the following qualifications: An Australian year 12 qualification or international equivalent; OR A completed Associate Diploma, Associate Degree, AQF Diploma, Diploma, AQF Advanced Diploma, Graduate Certificate or international equivalent; OR At least one standard full-time year (1.0 FTE) in a single program of degree level study at an Australian higher education institution or international equivalent; OR An approved tertiary preparation course unless subsequent study is undertaken.

English Entry Requirement


Contact Details

Australian National University



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