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Major

Natural Resources and Environment

Bachelors of Business Management/Economics

This major will show you how economics can be used to analyse problems to do with natural resources including fish and marine resources, forests, agricultural and recreational land, river systems, energy and minerals.

You'll develop the analytical abilities to understand the big challenges facing businesses, governments and communities across the world.

Graduates usually work in public policy, environmental agencies, private enterprise, and mining and energy companies.

Highlights

55 in the world for business and economics

Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2020

1 in Queensland for business and management studies

QS World University Rankings 2020

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:

  • Urban economist
  • Agricultural economist
  • Energy and resource economist
  • Policy evaluation officer
  • Economic consultant
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How you'll learn

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

  • Lectures
  • Tutorials
  • Online study
  • Research experience
  • Workshops

What you'll study

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