Study Programme Details
City: Brisbane
Country: Australia
Admission Sessions: Autumn Session, Spring Session
Study Format: Full Time
Mode of Study: Fully on Site

Programme Type

Bachelor's degree


36 Months

Scholarship Available




About this Study Course

Embark on a transformative journey into the intricate world of economics with our Bachelor of Economics program. Delve deep into the dynamics of human behavior, learning how to question, analyze, model, and predict economic phenomena. As one of the select few universities in Australia offering this esteemed degree, the University of Queensland (UQ) stands at the forefront of economic education.

At the UQ School of Economics, Queensland’s most experienced and largest, you’ll be guided by a diverse team of over 70 dedicated teaching and research staff. Our curriculum is designed to equip you with the essential economic skills needed to tackle contemporary challenges and anticipate future trends. Through a blend of compulsory courses and specialized studies in areas such as econometrics, public policy, business, industry, trade, and the environment, you’ll gain a comprehensive understanding of economic principles and their real-world applications.


In a rapidly evolving global landscape, the demand for skilled economists is ever-growing. Upon graduation, you’ll find yourself in high demand, poised for a variety of career paths including analyst, adviser, consultant, economist, or researcher across diverse industries. Join our league of esteemed alumni who have made significant contributions in consulting, infrastructure, environmental management, international finance, investment, trade, health, treasury, and statistics.

Unlock your potential and chart a course towards success with the Bachelor of Economics program at the University of Queensland. As the only institution in Queensland offering this prestigious degree, we pride ourselves on delivering a research-intensive curriculum that remains relevant today and into the future.

Immerse yourself in a learning environment where statistical and analytical tools are wielded to solve complex policy and decision-making challenges. Benefit from our strong industry connections and internship opportunities, ensuring you graduate with the skills and experience demanded by employers worldwide. Join the ranks of our successful alumni, where 76.9% were employed full-time within four months of graduation (Good Universities Guide 2018).

Admission Requirements

  • Queensland Year 12 (or equivalent) with a General English subject (Units 3 & 4, C) and Mathematical Methods (Units 3 & 4, C).
  • Minimum entry scores vary based on qualification and institution.
  • English language proficiency requirements: IELTS overall 6.5; TOEFL iBT (including Paper Edition) overall 87; PTE Academic overall score of 64; BE overall grade of 4 with a minimum grade of C in all macro skills; CES overall 176.
  • Admission requirements subject to change. Visit our website for the most up-to-date information.
  • Economics and Public Policy
  • Economics of Strategy and Behaviour
  • International and Financial Economics
  • Quantitative Analysis

Future Career Outcomes

Step into a world of boundless opportunities with a Bachelor of Economics from the University of Queensland. Our graduates have forged illustrious careers in various sectors, from shaping public policy to driving financial strategies in multinational corporations. Join a network of successful alumni who have leveraged their economic expertise to make a tangible impact on society.

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