What will I learn?
With a Bachelor of Economics, you will develop a detailed understanding of how decisions are made by individuals, firms, and governments through analysis of micro and macroeconomic environments for business and the broader community.
This on-campus, 3-year full-time course is offered at the Hobart campus. The general aims and objectives of the Bachelor of Economics are to produce well educated and adaptable graduates with appropriate knowledge and professional skills to meet the existing needs and demands of employment in industry, commerce, banking, public administration or the more specialised fields of professional or research economics.
The Bachelor of Economics degree opens up many career opportunities. Past graduates have established careers in a wide range of activities: some examples include: central banking, commercial consulting, commercial banking, local government, administration, management, market research, merchant banking, political advising, stockbroking and teaching.
There are no professional bodies in the economics discipline. While undertaking the Bachelor of Economics degree, students can apply to become special members of the Economics Society of Australia.
Students completing a Bachelor of Economics with Finance major meet the academic entry requirements to seek membership of the Australian Institute of Banking and Finance.
In the Bachelor of Economics you choose a major, enrol in the compulsory minor and choose 4 degree electives and 8 student electives. This degree consists of a total of 24 units comprising:
A major of 8 units: 2 introductory, 2 intermediate, 4 advanced units
A minor of 4 units: 2 introductory, 2 intermediate units
Four degree electives: 2 introductory, 2 intermediate or advanced units. Note: if you choose advanced level degree electives, you need to enrol in 2 student electives at intermediate level to meet the degree requirements of (a minimum of) 6 intermediate level units.
Choose 1 major from the following Economic Foundations and Economic Analysis.
Which department am I in? Tasmanian School of Business and Economics
Admission to undergraduate courses at the University of Tasmania requires qualifications equivalent to the 12th year of schooling in Australia. English language requirements: IELTS (Academic) - 6.0 (no individual band less than 5.5); TOEFL (IBT) 72 (no skill below: Reading 10; Listening 9; Speaking 16; Writing 19); PTE Academic 50 with no score lower than 42; UTAS Access-English Level 6 - 60% (no individual score less than 55%); Cambridge CAE (Certificate of Advanced English) - B Grade; Cambridge CPE (Certificate of Proficiency in English) - C Grade; Cambridge BEC (Business English Certificate) Higher - C Grade.
Students must have qualifications equivalent to the 12th year of schooling in Australia.
Students must have completed at minimum Maths Applied or higher.
English language requirements:
TOEFL (iBT) 72 (no skill below: Reading 10; Listening 9; Speaking 16; Writing 19)
PTE Academic 50 with no score lower than 42;
UTAS Access - English Level 6 - 60% (no individual score less than 55%);
Cambridge CAE (Certificate of Advanced English) - B Grade;
Cambridge CPE (Certificate of Proficiency in English) - C Grade;
Cambridge BEC (Business English Certificate) Higher - C Grade.
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This university accepts pathways courses from Trinity College - The University of Melbourne
A$27,250.00 (US$ 21,315) per year
26 February 2018, 16 July 2018
University of Tasmania Hobart Campus, Churchill Avenue, Sandy Bay Hobart, SANDY BAY, Tasmania, 7005, HOBART, Australia