Duration

4.5 Years full-time (or part-time equivalent)

Commencing 2017

Semester 1
Semester 2

Program level

Undergraduate

Units

68

Faculties

Business, Economics & Law Fac
Science Faculty

Location

St Lucia

Delivery mode

Internal

Course lists

Courses that can be studied as part of the Bachelors of Economics/Science:


Component Degrees

Component Degrees that make up the Bachelors of Economics/Science:


Dual Degree Planner

Bachelors of Economics/Science

Entry requirements

OP/Entry Rank 2016*

6/89

Don't have the OP or rank?

* OP/Entry Rank for entry into a program may change for 2017 admissions.

QTAC Code(s)

714301 - B Economics/B Science
714301 - The UQ OP Guarantee Scheme applies to this program

Prerequisites

Queensland Year 12 (or equivalent) English, Mathematics B, and either Chemistry or Physics.

Don't have the subject requirements?

AQF level

Refer to your component degrees for AQF level.

Fees for Australian students

Current UQ students can use the Fee Calculator to estimate their fees. Note: You will need to specify the courses for which you want to calculate fees. Please see the program rules, the Bachelor of Economics course list and the Bachelor of Science course list if you are unsure which courses you can do in your program.

When you enrol each semester, mySI-net will calculate your fees, and these will generally be available for viewing on mySI-net overnight.

Fees for all students are reviewed annually and may increase from 1 January each year. View the 2017 Fee Rules.

If you are a prospective student, or if you haven't yet commenced your program, please see the Future Students website for fee information.

How to apply

Applications must be lodged via the Queensland Tertiary Admissions Centre.

Closing Date

Please refer to the QTAC website (www.qtac.edu.au) for details of closing dates for the submission of applications, documentation and changes of preference.

How to apply

Enquiries for Australian students

Faculty of Business, Economics and Law

Email: bel@uq.edu.au

Phone: 07 3365 9017

Web:

Duration

4.5 Years full-time

Commencing 2017

Semester 1
Semester 2

Program level

Undergraduate

Units

68

Faculties

Business, Economics & Law Fac
Science Faculty

Location

St Lucia

Delivery mode

Internal

Course lists

Courses that can be studied as part of the Bachelors of Economics/Science:


Component Degrees

Component Degrees that make up the Bachelors of Economics/Science:


Dual Degree Planner

Bachelors of Economics/Science

Entry requirements

Prerequisites

Queensland Year 12 (or equivalent) English, Mathematics B, and either Chemistry or Physics. View the equivalent qualifications for international students.

CRICOS Code: 029159E

English Proficiency

IELTS overall 6.5; reading 6; writing 6; speaking 6; listening 6. For other English Language Proficiency Tests and Scores approved for UQ, view the English proficiency policy.

View the entry requirements for international students.

AQF level

Refer to your component degrees for AQF level.

Fees for International students

Current UQ students can use the Fee Calculator to estimate their fees. Note: You will need to specify the courses for which you want to calculate fees. Please see the program rules, the Bachelor of Economics course list and the Bachelor of Science course list if you are unsure which courses you can do in your program.

When you enrol each semester, mySI-net will calculate your fees, and these will generally be available for viewing on mySI-net overnight.

Fees for all students are reviewed annually and may increase from 1 January each year. View the 2017 Fee Rules.

If you are a prospective student, or if you haven't yet commenced your program, please see the Future Students website for fee information.

How to apply

Applications must be lodged via the Online Application Form.

Closing Date

To commence study in semester 2 - May 31 of the year of commencement.

To commence study in semester 1 - November 30 of the previous year.

Apply Online

Enquiries for International students

International Student Advisor

Phone: Outside Australia: + 61 3 8676 7004
Within Australia (Free Call): 1800 671 980

Web:

Enquire online

Why study the Bachelors of Economics/Science?

By combining these two areas of study in a dual degree, students will be given a background in economic theories and principles, along with scientific theory and practical skills in their chosen major within the Bachelor of Science.

When this program is studied at a standard load of four courses per semester, the final semester will comprise part-time study of only two courses. Students may decide to overload in previous semesters or undertake study in a summer semester to reduce the total duration of the program.

What you can study

Course Lists

Courses that can be studied as part of the Bachelors of Economics/Science:

Majors/Specialisations

Studies may be undertaken in the following specialisations. Please click on the major(s) that are of interest to you for more information.

Honours

Honours is available as an additional year of study.

Study options

Graduates will have the opportunity to progress to the following programs:

How to apply

Entry requirements for Australian students

OP/Entry Rank 2016*
6/89

* OP/Entry Rank for entry into a program may change for 2017 admissions.

QTAC Code(s)
714301 - B Economics/B Science

Prerequisites

Queensland Year 12 (or equivalent) English, Mathematics B, and either Chemistry or Physics.

How to apply

Applications must be lodged via the Queensland Tertiary Admissions Centre.

Click here for application procedures for Australian students.

Closing date

Please refer to the QTAC website (www.qtac.edu.au) for details of closing dates for the submission of applications, documentation and changes of preference.

Entry requirements for International students

View the entry requirements for international students.

Prerequisites

Queensland Year 12 (or equivalent) English, Mathematics B, and either Chemistry or Physics. View the equivalent qualifications for International students.

Visa requirements

CRICOS Code: 029159E

English proficiency

IELTS overall 6.5; reading 6; writing 6; speaking 6; listening 6. For other English Language Proficiency Tests and Scores approved for UQ, View the English proficiency policy.

How to apply

Applications must be lodged via the Online Application Form.

Apply Online

Closing date

To commence study in semester 2 - May 31 of the year of commencement.

To commence study in semester 1 - November 30 of the previous year.

What it costs

Fees for Australian students

Current UQ students can use the Fee Calculator to estimate their fees. Note: You will need to specify the courses for which you want to calculate fees. Please see the program rules, the Bachelor of Economics course list and the Bachelor of Science course list if you are unsure which courses you can do in your program.

When you enrol each semester, mySI-net will calculate your fees, and these will generally be available for viewing on mySI-net overnight.

Fees for all students are reviewed annually and may increase from 1 January each year. View the 2017 Fee Rules.

If you are a prospective student, or if you haven't yet commenced your program, please see the Future Students website for fee information.

Fees for International students

Current UQ students can use the Fee Calculator to estimate their fees. Note: You will need to specify the courses for which you want to calculate fees. Please see the program rules, the Bachelor of Economics course list and the Bachelor of Science course list if you are unsure which courses you can do in your program.

When you enrol each semester, mySI-net will calculate your fees, and these will generally be available for viewing on mySI-net overnight.

Fees for all students are reviewed annually and may increase from 1 January each year. View the 2017 Fee Rules.

If you are a prospective student, or if you haven't yet commenced your program, please see the Future Students website for fee information.

Additional costs

  • Courses that include a field trip component may incur additional costs to cover transport, accommodation and food.

What you can do with a Bachelors of Economics/Science

Careers

Refer to the Bachelor of Economics and the Bachelor of Science for employment opportunities.

Professional memberships

Graduates may be eligible for membership with the following professional bodies:

  • Australian Computer Society
  • Australian Human Resources Institute
  • Australasian Institute of Banking and Finance
  • Australian Institute of Management
  • Australian Marketing Institute
  • Economic Society of Australia
  • Market Research Society of Australia
  • Securities Institute of Australia

While this degree may be accredited by an official industry accreditation body in Australia, completion of the degree may not result in graduates receiving automatic accreditation. Please contact the relevant registration body for details of any conditions for accreditation.

Program Rules and Requirements

To complete the Bachelors of Economics/Science

Students should be aware of the University of Queensland rules, particularly the General Award Rules, which govern the conduct of UQ programs. Students will find a link to the General Award Rules, and other University rules, on the University Rules page.

A student must complete #68 in total, including:

1. #36 from the BEcon course list, comprising:

  • #20 of compulsory courses from Group 1; and
  • #6 from Group 2; and
  • #6 from Group 3; and
  • #4 of elective courses from Groups 2 or 3.
Students must undertake an approved major, extended major, or a dual major. Students must complete a minimum of #12 of late year courses.

AND

2. #32 from the BSc course list, comprising:

  • #6 from part A; and
  • #14 from part B; and
  • #12 from Part A or part B or a combination of both.
Students wishing to complete a BEcon major will need to complete an approved combination of #14 from the BEcon course list for the relevant major, of which #6 must be level 3 courses. Regardless of which BEcon major is chosen, the courses comprising the major must meet the Group 2, 3 and elective program requirements.

Refer to the BEcon/BSc rules for further information.

Program Rules for the Bachelors of Economics/Science