Duration

1 Year full-time (or part-time equivalent)

Commencing 2018

Semester 1

Program level

Undergraduate

Units

16

Faculty

Business, Economics & Law

Location

St Lucia

Delivery mode

Internal

Course list

View the Course list for courses that can be studied as part of the Bachelor of Economics (Honours).

Entry requirements

Prerequisites

BEcon or hold an approved degree; and satisfy the requirements provided in the additional application information.

AQF level

AQF level 8

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 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 2018 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 1 - September 30 of the previous year.

Apply Online

Enquiries for Australian students

School of Economics

Email: enquiries@economics.uq.edu.au

Phone: 07 3365 6570

Web: http://www.uq.edu.au/economics/honours-program

Duration

1 Year full-time

Commencing 2018

Semester 1

Program level

Undergraduate

Units

16

Faculty

Business, Economics & Law

Location

St Lucia

Delivery mode

Internal

Course list

View the Course list for courses that can be studied as part of the Bachelor of Economics (Honours).

Entry requirements

Prerequisites

BEcon or hold an approved degree; and satisfy the requirements provided in the additional application information.

CRICOS Code: 081755G

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.

AQF level

AQF level 8

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 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 2018 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 1 - September 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: http://www.uq.edu.au/economics/honours-program

Enquire online

Why study the Bachelor of Economics (Honours)?

The Economics (Honours) program provides undergraduate students with an extra year of high quality study to enhance their applied and analytical skills and knowledge of current economic research literature, and provide training in research methods in the school.

What you can study

Courses

See the course list for courses that can be studied as part of the Bachelor of Economics (Honours).

Click on the course code to view the Course Profile, for further information including advice of courses with shared teaching activities. Refer also to PPL 3.20.02 Course and Program Design - Procedures.

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.

Bachelor of Economics

Honours

Honours will be awarded to all graduates of this program.

Study options

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

How to apply

Entry requirements for Australian students

Prerequisites

BEcon or hold an approved degree; and satisfy the requirements provided in the additional application information.

Additional application information

To enrol for Honours a student must have completed the requirements for the Bachelor of Economics, or hold an equivalent approved degree with a GPA of 5.5 in all ECON coded courses, and:

  • if the chosen field is Econometrics, have obtained a grade of 5 or higher in each of the following pre-requisite courses: ECON2050, ECON3010, ECON3020, ECON3320, ECON3330, ECON3350 or ECON3360; or satisfy the executive dean and head of school that the student is suitably qualified to undertake honours.

  • if the chosen field is Economics, have obtained a grade of 5 or higher in each of the following pre-requisite courses: ECON2050, ECON3010, ECON3020 and ECON3350 or ECON3360; or satisfy the executive dean and head of school that the student is suitably qualified to undertake honours.

How to Apply

Applications must be lodged via the Online Application Form.

Apply Online

Closing date

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

Entry requirements for International students

Prerequisites

BEcon or hold an approved degree; and satisfy the requirements provided in the additional application information.

Additional application requirements

To enrol for Honours, a student must have completed the requirements for the Bachelor of Economics, or hold an equivalent approved degree with a GPA of 5.5 in all ECON coded courses, and:

  • if the chosen field is Econometrics, have obtained a grade of 5 or higher in each of the following pre-requisite courses: ECON2050, ECON3010, ECON3020, ECON3320, ECON3330, ECON3350 or ECON3360; or satisfy the executive dean and head of school that the student is suitably qualified to undertake honours.

  • if the chosen field is Economics, have obtained a grade of 5 or higher in each of ECON2050, ECON3010, ECON3020 and ECON3350 or ECON3360; or satisfy the executive dean and head of school that the student is suitably qualified to undertake honours.

Visa requirements

CRICOS Code: 081755G

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 1 - September 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 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 2018 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 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 2018 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.

What you can do with a Bachelor of Economics (Honours)

Careers

Graduates obtain employment in a range of fields depending on areas of specialisation and interest, including international consulting, infrastructure development & planning, environmental management, international finance, investment & trade, natural resource & agricultural economics, public health, treasury, actuarial science & statistics.

Professional memberships

Graduates may be eligible for membership with the following organisations:

  • Australian Computer Society
  • Australian Society for Operations Research
  • Economic Society of Australia
  • Securities Institute of Australia

Program Rules and Requirements

To complete the Bachelor of Economics (Honours)

To complete the Bachelor of Economics (Honours), a student must complete a requisite number of courses chosen from the course list and according to the Rules for the program.

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 is required to obtain 16 units from one major in the BEcon(Hons) list. Refer to the BEcon(Hons) rules for further information.

With Head of School approval, a student may include as electives 2 units of level 6 or level 7 ACCT, FINM, IBUS, INFS, MGTS, MKTG, ORGC, TIMS or ECON courses.

The class of honours is calculated on the basis of the grade point average of the results obtained by a student in the first attempt at all courses that contribute to the program (see PPL 3.50.12b of the Policy and Procedures Library).

See the course list for courses that can be studied as part of the Bachelor of Economics (Honours).

Program Rules for the Bachelor of Economics (Honours)