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Economics is central to understanding issues relating to business, markets, trade, governments, globalisation, health, development, and the environment. This major is for anyone with an interest in becoming an analyst, adviser, or economist in either the public or private sector.

You'll undertake research in your chosen area of interest and study advanced-level coursework in theoretical and applied microeconomics and macroeconomics, including econometrics.

When you graduate, you could start a career as an analyst, adviser or economist in the public and private sectors, whether in business, finance, international development, management or research.

Highlights

55 in the world for business and economics

Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2020

57 in the world for business and economics

U.S. News Best Global Universities Rankings 2019

Career possibilities

Our programs prepare you for your first job and beyond. Here are some of the careers you could be on your way to:

  • Economist
  • Investment analyst
  • Economic consultant
  • Policy analyst
  • Research analyst
  • Economic researcher

How you'll learn

Your learning experiences are designed to best suit the learning outcomes of the courses you choose.

  • Lectures
  • Tutorials
  • Seminars

What you'll study

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