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The University of Queensland (UQ)

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Bachelor of Economics (Honours)

  • Bachelor (Honours)

Delve deeper into your studies, follow your research passion and develop the specialist knowledge and advanced skills you need to complete quantitative research in industry or academia.

Key details

Degree Type
Bachelor (Honours)
1 year full-time
Course Code
2132, 081755G
Intake Months
International Fees
$42,272 per year / $42,272 total

About this course

If you want to be a respected leader in your field, advance the boundaries of human knowledge and develop specialised competence and expertise, the Bachelor of Economics (Honours) will enable you to achieve your goals.

After completing the Bachelor of Economics, during your honours year you'll study a range of courses that will develop the advanced knowledge and skills required to complete quantitative research.

You'll also work closely with internationally respected researchers and academics who will guide you through your studies towards writing a thesis, a major part of your honours program that can open up gateways to new opportunities.

Study locations

St Lucia

What you will learn

  • Choose between the fields of economics or econometrics to align with your undergraduate studies or interests.
  • Benefit from a stimulating and challenging program that will teach you how to conduct research at an international standard.
  • Develop high-level skills in critical and analytical thinking, research, communication, problem-solving and project management.
  • The honours program is also an excellent basis for entry into a higher degree by research program.

Career pathways

Our programs prepare you for your first job and beyond. Depending on which major you choose, here are some of the careers you could be on your way to:

  • Economic consultant
  • Business analyst
  • Investment analyst
  • Public policy analyst
  • Trade finance operations officer
  • Agricultural economist
  • Data scientist
  • Energy and resource economist
  • Urban economist
  • Business development manager