Bachelor of Business - Economics

Domestic

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Local
Delivery Mode On campus
Location Parramatta City
Duration  3F / 6P
Intake Information Semester 1 (Autumn); Semester 2 - (Spring); Summer Intake (November 2017)
Apply Direct Code 2786.2
UAC Code 721018 [Parramatta City]
Entrance Rank 71.45 [Parramatta City]
Fee Information

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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

COURSE SNAPSHOT

International
Delivery Mode On campus
Location Parramatta City
Duration 3F
Intake Information Semester 1 (Autumn); Semester 2 - (Spring); Summer Intake (November 2017)
Course Code 2786.2 089205G 
Entrance Rank

Please refer to Admission Requirements

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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 major in Economics at Western Sydney University 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 Economics is the ideal choice.

At Western Sydney University the study of economics introduces our students to the application of economic analysis to issues affecting both the business sector and a range of government institutions. Our students learn how economies function and how public policy and the way organisations behave affects diverse social, economic and environmental problems.

Also, 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 transform the world.

Our students can expect to develop their analytical and problem-solving skills. For example, you will develop the capacity to apply modern statistical techniques, and also to critically examine issues from multiple theoretical perspectives.

An Economics major is highly regarded in the business world and opens up a very large range of career prospects in general business, banking, finance and the public sector.

Further studies

Advanced studies through the Master of Research course are available to our high-achieving students. Information and details on how to apply for the Master of Research will be provided to you as you progress through your Bachelor degree, or you can find out more at westernsydney.edu.au/research

Units

Access information about the units (subjects) you will complete as well as important admission information:

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Career Opportunities for the Bachelor of Business - Economics

A number of our Honours graduates have succeeded in obtaining graduate positions with the Reserve Bank of Australia. As an Economics graduate, you will have the opportunity to pursue a range of different careers, including:

  • economist
  • economic advisor
  • labour market economist
  • cost-benefit analyst
  • economic forecaster
  • trade advisor
  • market analyst
  • economic policy analyst
  • property consultant
  • management professional in the private or public sector and in banking or insurance
  • high-profile policy advisor to government and private enterprise.

How to apply

All domestic applications for entry to Western Sydney University undergraduate courses must be made through the Universities Admissions Centre (UAC) (opens in a new window). Step by step instructions are available on the Apply Now pages.

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