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Major

Economics

Bachelor of Arts

Economics is the science of decision-making.

Undertake this advanced major and you'll understand how economics, globalisation, development and sustainability shape the availability of resources in today's societies.

Graduates are highly employable across private and public sectors, agencies, international organisations, consultancies, companies and utilities.

Highlights

2 in Australia for business and economics

Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2021

1 in Queensland for economics and econometrics

QS World University Rankings 2021

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:

  • Agricultural economist
  • Energy market analyst
  • Applied economist
  • Statistician
  • Investment analyst
  • Economic policy adviser

How you'll learn

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

  • Lectures
  • Tutorials
  • Overseas study

What you'll study

At UQ, subjects are called 'courses'. Here's a sample of the courses you could study:

  • Introductory Macroeconomics
  • Introductory Microeconomics
  • Economics of Business Strategy
  • Behavioural Economics

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