Extended Major

Students who are contemplating an extended major in Economics are strongly advised to complete MATH1040 as an elective in the BA program if they have not passed Year 12 Maths B or equivalent

24 units consisting of:

4 units for compulsory gateway courses -

Course Code Units Course Title
ECON1010 2 Introductory Microeconomics
ECON1020 2 Introductory Macroeconomics

up to 2 units for -

Course Code Units Course Title
ECON1050 2 Tools of Economic Analysis

and 4 units for compulsory cornerstone courses -

Course Code Units Course Title
ECON2410 2 Economics of Business Strategy
[ ECON2420 2 The Macroeconomy & Business Conditions
[ or
[ ECON2020 2 Macroeconomic Theory

and 8 units to 12 units from -

Course Code Units Course Title
ECON2010 2 Microeconomic Theory
ECON2030 2 Microeconomic Policy
ECON2040 2 Macroeconomic Policy
ECON2050 2 Mathematical Economics
ECON2060 2 Behavioural and Evolutionary Economics
ECON2070 2 Introduction to Strategic Thinking
ECON2200 2 Management of Financial Institutions [1]
ECON2300 2 Introductory Econometrics [2]
ECON2500 2 China: Emergence, Implications & Challenges
ECON2540 2 Economics of Innovation and Entrepreneurship
ECON2560 2 Economics of Globalisation and Development
ECON2800 2 Labour Economics
POLS2401 2 Politics & the Economy

and 2 units for compulsory capstone course -

Course Code Units Course Title
ECON3600 2 Australian Economic History

and 2 units to 4 units from -

Course Code Units Course Title
ECON3210 2 Financial Markets & Institutions [3]
ECON3220 2 Benefit-Cost Analysis for Business
ECON3350 2 Applied Econometrics for Macroeconomics and Finance
ECON3360 2 Applied Econometrics for Microeconomics
ECON3430 2 Managerial Economics
ECON3440 2 Competition Policy and Regulation
ECON3540 2 Evolution of Economic Systems
ECON3700 2 Environmental Economics

End notes

  • [1] This course is a pre-requisite for ECON3210
  • [2] The pre-requisite for ECON2300 is ECON1310
  • [3] This course requires ECON2200 as a pre-requisite