Bachelor of Arts - Economy and Markets

Domestic

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Local
Delivery Mode On campus
Location Parramatta campus, depending on major selected
Duration  3F / 6P
Intake Information Semester 1 - (Autumn); Semester 2 - (Spring)
Apply Direct Code1706.3
UAC Code 720515 [Parramatta]
Entrance Rank 70.45 [Parramatta]
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Key :  FFull time study,  P = Part time study,  A =  Accelerated full time study

Part-time refers to study load, not to timetabling of evening classes.

International

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International
Delivery Mode On campus
Location Parramatta campus, depending on major selected
Duration 3F
Intake Information
Course Code 1706.3 [CRICOS Code 040992A] 
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Key :  FFull time study,  P = Part time study,  A =  Accelerated full time study

Part-time refers to study load, not to timetabling of evening classes.

Details

A Bachelor of Arts major in Economy and Markets prepares you to be an active participant in addressing the wide range of problems faced by governments, social organisations and the business community in the domestic and international economies. The world's commercial and political systems affect the quality of life and standard of living of every single person on the planet. If you would like to play a part in the workings of these systems, and have an impact on their outcomes, a major in Economy and Markets is the ideal choice.

The major introduces you to the application of economic analysis to issues affecting both the business sector and a range of government institutions. You will learn how economies function and how public policy and the way organisations behave affects diverse social, economic and environmental problems.

You will be introduced to a wide array of competing economic theories, so that you are critically informed about the ways in which they can be used to transform the world. You can expect to develop your analytical and problem-solving skills, including the capacity to apply modern statistical techniques, and also to critically examine issues from multiple theoretical perspectives.

Units

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Career Opportunities for the Bachelor of Arts - Economy and Markets

An Economy and Markets major opens up a very large range of career prospects in general business, banking, finance and the public sector. As a graduate of the Bachelor of Arts with a major in Economy and Markets, you will have the opportunity to pursue a range of different careers, including: economist, economic advisor, labour market economist, cost-benefit analyst, economic forecaster, economic policy analyst and policy advisor to governments and private enterprise.

Academic Profile

Professor Kevin Daly

Professor Kevin Daly joined the University of Western Sydney (Macarthur) as an Associate Lecturer in 1993; prior appointments included Senior Tutor in Economics at the University of Adelaide, Lecturer in Business Studies at the University of Brighton (UK) and Economics and Fiance Tutor at Sussex University. Before joining academia Kevin worked at various positions in Merchant Banking in the City of London. Kevin holds a BA (Hons) Eco…

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How to apply

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Instructions for international applications are available on the International Admissions pages.