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Field of Study

Economics

Bachelor of Arts (Honours)

Focus your studies with advanced learning across the economics field, with compulsory courses that focus on microeconomics and macroeconomics.

You can also choose from a range of specialised courses to further understand how economics, globalisation, development and sustainability shape the availability of resources in today’s societies.

You'll complete an honours thesis under the guidance of a supervisor, and develop, examine and prepare an original piece of research relevant to your field of study.

Highlights

1 in Queensland for economics and econometrics

QS World University Rankings 2020

5 in Australia for economics and business

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
  • Market research analyst
  • Economic consultant
  • Public policy analyst

What you'll study

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

  • Microeconomics A
  • Macroeconomics A
  • Economic Development
  • Advanced Econometric Theory

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