- 2019



Commencement year

This area of study entry applies to students commencing this course in 2019 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 component of any bachelors double degrees.

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

Managing faculty

Faculty of Business and Economics



The relationship between business and economics is a complex one but understanding the relationship between the two is an important aspect of business today. Minoring in Economics and business decisions gives you a practical understanding of the way that economics impacts and influences business decisions. You'll be introduced to macroeconomic and economic frameworks, which will help you apply economic concepts in a business setting. You'll also learn about the effects of macroeconomics on policy, as well as the connection between economics, international trade, money and banking. This minor will prepare you for the current global marketplace and will provide you with managerial skills that can be transferred across a range of industries.


Economics and business decisions is listed in the Bachelor of Business Administration at Peninsula as a minor.


Minor requirements (24 points)

24 points with no more than 12 points at level one.

Students complete:

  1. The following three units (18 points):
  2. One unit (6 points) from the following:
    • ECB3121 Economics of international trade and finance
    • ECB3143 Economics of money and banking

Relevant courses

Successful completion of the minor can be counted towards meeting the requirements for the following single degree:

  • B2007 Bachelor of Business Administration

Students in this course can complete the minor using 24 points of their free electives.

Students in other single bachelor's degrees may be eligible to complete the minor by using 24 points of their free electives.