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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


Economics considers how to allocate scarce resources to maximise people's welfare. Microeconomics examines decisions of individuals, business and government, and the structure of industries and markets. Macroeconomics examines behaviour of the economy as a whole, such as economic growth, inflation and unemployment.



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

(a.) The following six units:

(b.) two units from the following list:



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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