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Monash University Handbook 2011 Undergraduate - Area of Study

All areas of study information should be read in conjunction with the relevant course entry in the Handbook. The units listed for this area of study relate only to the 'Requirements' outlined in the Faculty of Business and Economics component of any bachelors double degrees.

Managing facultyFaculty of Business and Economics


Econometrics involves the extraction of information from data. It comprises a set of tools for analysing data using economic theories or computer-based statistical models. Econometric analysis provides informed support for business and economic decision-making.


To complete the cconometrics major in the Bachelor of Business, students must complete:

(a.) at least two of the following three units:

(b.) remaining units selected from the following:

  • ETF2480 Business modeling
  • ETF2700 Mathematics for business
  • ETF3200 Quantitative business analysis
  • ETX3231 Business forecasting
  • ETF3300 Quantitative methods for financial markets
  • ETF3480 Optimisation for managers
  • ETF3500 Survey data analysis
  • ETF3600 Quantitative models for business research

Note: The major requires completion of at least two units (12 points) at each of second and third-year levels.

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Relevant Courses

Single degrees

  • 3806 Bachelor of Business

Double degrees

  • 3819 Bachelor of Business and Bachelor of Visual Arts
  • 4503 Bachelor of Health Science and Bachelor of Business