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Undergraduate - Area of study

Students who commenced study in 2013 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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This area of study entry applies to students commencing this course in 2013 and should be read in conjunction with the relevant course entry in the Handbook. Any 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


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


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 econometrics major in the Bachelor of Business, students must complete:

(a.) the following two units (12 points):

(b.) remaining units selected from the following:

  • ETF2480 Business modelling
  • ETF2700 Mathematics for business
  • ETF3200 Quantitative business analysis
  • ETF3300 Quantitative methods for financial markets
  • ETF3480 Optimisation for managers
  • ETF3500 Survey data analysis
  • ETF3600 Quantitative models for business research
  • ETX2121 Data analysis in business
  • ETX3231 Business forecasting

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

  • 3806 Bachelor of Business
  • 3819 Bachelor of Business and Bachelor of Visual Arts
  • 4503 Bachelor of Health Science and Bachelor of Business