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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


Professional economists are employed as policy makers and researchers in private and public sectors, in international organisations and in government. A strong background in economics will advance careers in industry, commerce, accounting and finance and management.


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

(a.) The following four units (24 points):

  • ECC1000 Principles of microeconomics
  • ECC1100 Principles of macroeconomics
  • ECC2000 Intermediate microeconomics
  • ECC2010 Intermediate macroeconomics

(b.) two units (12 points) from the units listed below:

(c.) two units (12 points) from the units listed below and from (b.) not previously completed:

  • ECC2300 Current issues in macroeconomic policy
  • ECC2360 Environmental economics
  • ECC2400 Current issues in applied microeconomics
  • ECC2450 Sports economics
  • ECC2600 Behaviour, rationality and organization
  • ECC2700 Economic issues in health and health care
  • ECC2800 Prosperity, poverty and sustainability in a globalised world
  • ECC2890 Economic development of East Asia
  • ECC3640 Economics of climate change
  • ECC3650 Applied general equilibrium economics
  • ECC3710 Labour economics
  • ECC3800 History of economic thought
  • ECC3840 Mathematical economics
  • ECC3860 Integrated economic modelling
  • ETC2410 Introductory econometrics
  • ETC2440 Mathematics for economics and business
  • ETC3410 Applied econometrics

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Relevant Courses

  • 0023 Bachelor of Economics
  • 0170 Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Economics
  • 1319 Bachelor of Commerce and Bachelor of Economics