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Bachelors of Mathematics/Economics

The University of Queensland
4 years
Full time
Bachelor's degree
Brisbane
English
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Program description

Why study the Bachelors of Mathematics/Economics. The dual four-year program provides students with a focused background in economic theories and principles, along with the in-depth knowledge of a mathematics degree. In the Economics component, available study areas include: business economics; economic policy; economic history; econometrics; environmental and resource economics; financial markets; labour economics; health economics; international trade and development; macroeconomics; and microeconomics.

In the Mathematics component you will choose to develop a comprehensive specialised knowledge in one field of mathematics or a high level of sophistication in the applications of mathematics. Modern computation, advances in scientific technology and the increasing production of data have all increased the scope for applications of mathematics well beyond the traditional areas of engineering and the physical sciences, to include fields such as finance, economics, information technology and molecular biology. There is increasing recognition that graduates with high-level quantitative and analytic skills will play a key role at the forefront of new developments in these and other fields.

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The University of Queensland

Founded in 1910, The University of Queensland (UQ) is one of Australia’s premier learning and research institutions. Internationally renowned for its highly awarded teaching staff, world-class facilities and superior campus environment, 43,700 students, including 10,500 international students from more than...


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Why study at The University of Queensland

  • Top 50 world wide – QS World University Rankings 2010
  • Top 1% worldwide – Times Higher Education University Rankings 2011
  • Above world standard in more fields of research than any other Australian university – Excellence in Research for Australia (ERA) assessment 2010
  • Placed 11th in the Asia Pacific and 108th worldwide in the 2010 Shanghai Jiao Tong University Academic Ranking of World Universities
  • Winner of more national teaching awards than any other Australian university. UQ teachers have a 100 percent success rate in the Carrick Citations for Outstanding Contributions to Student Learning, which recognise teaching excellence in higher education.
  • Founding member of the national Group of Eight, an alliance of research intensive universities that ensure Australia has higher education institutions that are genuinely world class.
  • Member of the global Universitas 21, an alliance that enhances the quality of university outcomes through international benchmarking and produces strong global citizens as a result of student mobility experiences.
  • Comprehensive range of high quality undergraduate and postgraduate programs with over 350 programs and 4000 courses available. 

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