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Economics is central to understanding issues relating to business, markets, trade, governments, globalisation, health, development and the environment.

When you graduate, you could start a career as an analyst, adviser or economist in the public and private sectors, whether in business, finance, international development, management or research.

Highlights

1 in Australia for business and economics

Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2022

1 in Queensland for economics and econometrics

QS World University Rankings 2022

Career possibilities

Our programs prepare you for your first job and beyond. Here are some of the careers you could be on your way to:

  • Project manager
  • Principal policy analyst
  • Reimbursement specialist
  • Workforce productivity planner
  • Head of compliance
  • International engagement manager

How you'll learn

In 2023, we'll be teaching on campus, with online options (for most programs and plans) for students who can't attend in person. See the list of programs and plans you can't commence online.

Course delivery modes may change in future semesters.

Your learning experiences are designed to best suit the learning outcomes of the courses you choose.

  • Lectures
  • Tutorials

What you'll study

At UQ, subjects are called 'courses'. Here's a sample of the courses you could study:

  • Introductory Microeconomics
  • Introductory Macroeconomics
  • Economics of Business Strategy
  • Economics of Globalisation and Development

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