Bachelor of Applied Economics

University of Canberra

This program is designed to train professional economists who are ready for a wide-variety of positions in the job market. It provides students with a strong core of knowledge in economic theory and their applications in a wide-array of situations. Upon successful completion of the degree, students will develop a deeper understanding of the workings of the economy; the context in which households, individuals and firms interact in the market; and government's intervention in the market. Students will be able to confidently analyse economic data and provide advice to various stakeholders and inform public policy. The program offers a high degree of flexibility through the ability to choose an open major from more than 50 fields across all faculties of the university. Graduates will find employment in various industries (including banking, insurance, and finance) and different levels of federal and state government institutions (such as Department of Treasury, Australian Bureau of Statistics, Australian Taxation Office, Reserve Bank and Productivity Commission).

Course Fee:

International: $94,500

Entry Requirements:

Year 12 or equivalent; Assumed knowledge: T Mathematics/Mathematic Applications (ACT) or Mathematics (NSW), and English (major) (ACT) or English Advanced (NSW), or their equivalents


72 credit points

Subjects you can Study:

Professional economics

Study Pathways:

Honours is available

Accepts International Students:


Provider CRICOS: 00212K

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Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
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Canberra No info No Full time 3 years
The University of Canberra is located in Australia's national capital. The University provides professionally based undergraduate, postgraduate and research degrees. They engage in applied research to support government, business and the professions regionally, nationally and internationally.

Provider CRICOS: 00212K

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