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Honours - 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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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.


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

(a.) Three compulsory units (24 points):

(b.) a maximum of four units (24 points) from the following list:

  • ECC4670 Development economics
  • ECC4690 International trade
  • ECC4700 Competition, regulation and policy
  • ECC4710 Post-Keynesian economics
  • ECC4720 Law and economics
  • ECC4750 Financial economics
  • ECC4790 Project evaluation
  • ECC4810 Public economics
  • ECC4830 Welfare economics
  • ECC4840 Economics of industry, institution and organisation
  • ECC4850 Mathematical economic theory
  • ECC4870 Health economics
  • ECC4990 Economic evaluation of health services
  • ETC4430 Quantitative economic policy

Students can vary this list subject to the following conditions:

  • a maximum of two units from the departments of Accounting and Finance, Business Law and Taxation, or Econometrics and Business Statistics. One of these units can be a third year-level unit
  • a maximum of one third year-level unit from the Department of Economics
  • a maximum of one honours unit from another faculty where it is complementary to the honours program offered by the Department of Economics.

Students must have their enrolment approved by the head, or nominee, of the Department of Economics.

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Relevant courses

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