The University of Queensland

Bachelor of Economics

The University of Queensland
Institution rating
3 yearsfull-time(part-time available)
Study mode
Next start date

Why study this course

The study of economics is central to an understanding of business, markets, trade, government policies, international issues, globalisation, health, development, and the environment. This program is for students intending to become analysts, advisors, and economists in the public and private sectors and leads to careers in business, finance, international development, health, human resource management, marketing, management and research. The UQ School of Economics is Queensland's largest, most experienced and influential economics school. Graduates are equipped to work on important policy and decision challenges in business and government. The program focuses on resource allocation and decision making.


This program is recognised by professional bodies including Economic Society of Australia, Financial Services Institute of Australasia and Securities Institute of Australia.

Entry requirements

Year 12 or equivalent

Where is this course offered?

Available campuses

  • St Lucia

The course duration and available study modes can vary depending on the campus.

Visit The University of Queensland's website to find out more about your study options.

Course price

The course price can vary depending on a few factors, including:

  • Whether the institution offers subsidies, concessions, or government loans and your eligibility to receive them
  • Your previous study and work experience
  • Your unit selections

Visit The University of Queensland's website to find out more about the course price for you.

What to know before you apply

To help you decide if this is the right course for you, The University of Queensland can provide you with more information about:

Credit and Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

You may be able to get credit or RPL for some units of this course based on your previous studies and work experience. This means the duration of the course may be reduced.

Visit The University of Queensland's website to find out more about Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL).

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What are students saying?

Bachelor of Economics
The University of Queensland
(3 reviews)

Published Aug 2018
Bachelor of EconomicsThe University of Queensland
Graduation date2008
Study modeOn-campus
Student review
Bachelor of Economcs at UQ was of high quality and had great content. Lectures and tutors were very approachable and helpful. The learnings in th course were translatable in the workforce and felt it set me up for a successful careers as an economic and now in the wagering industry. The degree is translatable not only in the economics industry’s but also in all analyst ranging professions.
Response from The University of Queensland
Thanks so much for taking the time to submit your review. We're glad that you enjoyed your course and found it to be a valuable step in your career!
Published Jul 2018
Bachelor of EconomicsThe University of Queensland
Graduation date1973
Study modeOn-campus
Student review
Did accounting subjrcts and became a CPA
Published Jul 2018
Bachelor of EconomicsThe University of Queensland
Graduation date2014
Study modeOn-campus
Student review
the course was engaging, lecturers and tutors were very knowledgeable and very eager to help. They are passionate about what they teach and encourages students to be enthusiastic about the courses. However the courses were theory focused, real world exposure would have been good.

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Find out more about this course

Bachelor of Economics

You may wish to discuss the following with The University of Queensland:

  • Course price
  • Study options available at your campus
  • Prior Recognition of Learning (RPL)
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Bachelor of Economics