Honours - Area of study

Students who commenced study in 2014 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, the Honours degree of Bachelor of Economics or the Bachelor of Economics Advanced with Honours, students must complete:

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

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

Students can vary this list subject to the following conditions:

  • a maximum of two fourth year units from the departments of Accounting, Banking and Finance, Business Law and Taxation, or from the Department of Econometrics and Business Statistics where one of these units can be a third year unit, provided it is ETC3410 Applied Econometrics.
  • 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.

These units can be identified using the browse units toolbrowse units tool ( in the current edition of the handbook. The level of the unit is indicated by the first number in the unit code; honours units are those that commence with the number 4.

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

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Relevant courses

  • 4430 Bachelor of Economics Advanced with Honours
  • 0181 Honours degree of Bachelor of Commerce
  • 0024 Honours degree of Bachelor of Economics