Commerce (Business Economics)

Study mode:On campus Study type:Full-time Languages: English
Local:$ 13.2k / Academic year(s) Foreign:$ 15.3k / Academic year(s)  
StudyQA ranking:1909 Duration:3 years

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Studying Business Economics as your major in USQ's Bachelor of Commerce will lead you to understand how businesses manage people, capital and resources, as well as deal with external forces such as competition and government policy in order to best achieve the firm's goals. Business economists conduct research, collect and analyse data, monitor economic trends, develop forecasts and can play a leading role in advising senior management on strategic decisions.

Business economics provides you with the ability to analyse and reason and communicate results concisely. This major can be complemented by a second major or minor in related areas such as law, finance, accounting or IT or in a complementary discipline such as international relations or journalism. 

Courses to be studied Units 

Core courses 8

plus 1 x 8-unit Business Economics Major 8 

plus 1 x 8-unit second Major
        or 2 x 4-unit Minors
        or 1 x 4-unit Minor plus 4 x Electives8 

 Total24 

Core courses: Accounting for Decision-Making, Information Systems Concepts, Economics Introduction to Corporate Finance, Introduction to Law, Organisational Behaviour, Data Analysis, Introduction to Marketing or Government, Business and Society.

Business Economics Major: The Macro-economy and Business, Business Economics, Financial Markets, Politics and International Business, International Economics and Trade, Behavioural Economics, Economic Policy Analysis, Labour Economics 

Entry requirements

  • Year 12 English (4 SA) or equivalent

English Language Requirements

Domestic and international students from a non-English speaking background are required to satisfy English Language requirements. This program requires a minimum of IELTS 6.0 or equivalent.

If you do not meet the English language requirements you may apply to study a University-approved English language program.

OP/Rank

The 2014 OP/Rank for this program is: 16/64

International entry requirements

English Language Requirements

Domestic and international students from a non-English speaking background are required to satisfy English Language requirements. This program requires a minimum of IELTS 6.0 or equivalent.

If you do not meet the English language requirements you may apply to study a University-approved English language program.

Pre-requisites

Year 12 Senior Certificate or equivalent from a recognised institution. Find your country's level of qualificationand minimum entry requirements for this program.

You may be able to apply for scholarships to help with your study costs.

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