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Honours - Area of Study

Students who commenced study in 2012 should refer to this area of study entry for direction on the requirments; to check which units are currently available for enrolment, refer to the unit indexes in the the current edition of the Handbook. If you have any queries contact the managing faculty for your area of study.

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Managing facultyFaculty of Business and Economics


  • Unit codes that are not linked to their entry in the handbook are not available for study in the current year.


In the new information economy, professionals are confronted with masses of data. They are expected to apply econometric methods to analyse this data and provide evidence to management for informed decision-making. The applied econometrics programs are designed to develop expertise in this area, by providing quantitative skills to carry out regression analysis, forecasting, financial market analysis and survey data analysis.

Further information on econometrics can be found at:


To complete the econometrics major in the Honours degree of Bachelor of Commerce or the Honours degree of Bachelor of Economics, students must complete:

(a.) One core unit (12 points):

(b.) at least three units (18 points) from the following list:

(c.) up to three further honours units (18 points) subject to the following conditions:

  • a maximum of two third-year level units from the Departments of Econometrics and Business Statistics, Economics, Accounting and Finance, or School of Mathematical Sciences (Faculty of Science). It is strongly recommended that ETC3400 Principles of econometrics be included, if the student has not previously passed this unit
  • a maximum of three units from honours units offered by the Department of Economics or the School of Mathematical Sciences
  • a maximum of two units from honours units offered by other departments in the faculty or University.

Students must have their enrolment approved by the head, or nominee of the Department of Econometrics and Business Statistics.

Related areas of study

The Faculty of Business and Economics also offers related majors in the areas of:

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Relevant courses

  • 0181 Honours degree of Bachelor of Commerce
  • 0024 Honours degree of Bachelor of Economics