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Bachelor of Economics

University of Tasmania
3 years
Full time
Bachelor's degree
Scholarships available
On campus
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30,950 AUD

Program description

Bachelor of Economics

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 macro economic environments for business and the broader community.

This on-campus, 3-year full-time or 7-year part-time course is offered at the Hobart campus, with a limited number of first year units are also available at the Launceston and Cradle Coast Campuses.

Admission requirements

English Language Requirements

International applicants will be required to provide evidence of their English language ability.

For those applicants who are nationals of and currently residing in a country where English is NOT the official language, evidence of an approved English language test completed within the last two years must be provided.

For more information about admission requirements, please visit the university website

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Program content

Degree Core Knowledge

  • Principles of Economics 1
  • Principles of Economics 2
  • Intermediate Microeconomics
  • Intermediate Macroeconomics

Scholarships & funding

Several scholarship options are available. Please check the university website for more information.


Learning Outcomes

  • Graduates will possess theoretical and practical knowledge of Economics, and the ability to use data to address economic problems.
  • Communicate economic reasoning, present economic knowledge, ideas and empirical evidence both orally and in written form.
  • Evaluate economic problems and assess policy issues, using basic economic techniques.
  • Collaboratively interact with peers to reflect on the potential differential impacts of economic policies across local, national or international economies.
  • Reflect on the ethical propositions in economics.

Career opportunities

As a Bachelor of Economics graduate, you will have access to a diverse range of career opportunities. These include:

  • Administration
  • Central banking
  • Commercial consulting
  • Commercial banking
  • Local government
  • Management
  • Market research
  • Merchant banking
  • Political advisory and research roles
  • Stockbroking
  • Teaching

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About this institute

University of Tasmania

University of Tasmania

Tasmania is a place unlike any other.  Our island is a living laboratory where environment, industry and society are uniquely connected.  With 45% of the island being National Park or World Heritage listed it is a stunning place to get...

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Why study at University of Tasmania

Australia ranked #2 study abroad country

Australia has been ranked the #2 study abroad country in the world for 2020! With everything from the tranquility of the Gold Coast beaches to the adventure of the Australian Alps, take a trip “Down Under” and discover why Australia is a great choice for an exceptional study abroad experience.

Tasmania is unique and so are Tasmanians. We believe in our island. We embrace the unusual. And we love imagination.

From our vibrant cities to the stillness of our World Heritage-listed wilderness, our incredible island is a place of contrasts – and we embrace its character in everything we do.

We offer great courses in an extraordinary location, and our teaching is supported by world-leading research, so you know you’re getting direct access to the best expertise. We’re the only university in the state, which means you will get unparalleled access to industry connections through our institution’s partnerships.

Contact info

University of Tasmania

Private Bag 51
TAS 7001 Hobart

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