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  • A major in Economics consists of 60 UOC (10 courses). Eight (8) of these courses are specified; the other two (2) are elective courses that are chosen from the list below. This is regardless of whether you are doing a single major or taking Economics as a second major
  • A minor consists of 30 UOC (5 courses) containing ECON1101, ECON1102 and 18 UOC at level 2 or 3. The minor does not form part of the nominated major.
  • Economics/Law students must take 96 UOC (16 courses) in the Business School consisting of the major requirements (10 courses), ECON1401 Economic Perspectives, and five (5) additional elective courses (including at least 2 ECON courses offered by the School of Economics) as per the BEc program.
Faculty

UNSW Business School

Study Level

Undergraduate

Minimum Units of Credit

60

Specialisation Type

Major

Specialisation Structure

Students must complete 60 UOC.

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Recommended Courses for Honours

Honours level study is available for students completing the Economics major. The following courses are recommended as a good preparation for Honours:

- One of ECON3101; or ECON3121; or ECON3123
- ECON3104 International Macroeconomics
- ECON3202 Mathematics Economics
Students interested in studying at Honours Level should refer to the relevant Honours plan record for entry requirement.

Additional Information

Honours

Honours level study is available for students completing the Economics major. The following courses are recommended as a good preparation for Honours:

  • One of ECON3101; or ECON3121; or ECON3123
  • ECON3104 International Macroeconomics
  • ECON3202 Mathematics Economics

Students interested in studying at Honours Level should refer to the relevant Honours plan record for entry requirement.

Additional Information

Please note that these requirements may be subject to change. 
Students are advised to follow requirements according to the year they commenced. Please refer to previous editions of the Online Handbook for pre-2019 program requirements.

Contact the UNSW Business School Student Centre for advice.
tel: + 61 2 9385 3189
location: Level 1, room 1028, Quadrangle Building
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