If you are a high-achieving student with above average grades in your Bachelor of Economics, you have the opportunity to undertake a fourth year of honours research in a specialised area of study.
The UNE Business School has a strong record of cross-disciplinary research. Our goal is to produce evidence-based analysis of practical significance. In applying our disciplinary skills, we seek to deliver solid, commercial and sustainable benefits to our regional, national and global stakeholders. Our staff have a wide range of research interests in Economics, Applied Econometrics and Economic History.
By completing an in-depth research project leading to a dissertation, you will work independently to solve economic problems using advanced analysis and quantitative techniques. You will enhance your ability to analyse data and communicate your results clearly, enabling people to understand your findings and recommendations.
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36 credit points
Complete the following units:
Note: You may choose only ONE of the following units: ECON408 or ECON409.
Dissertation (BUS481C) – 24 credit points
Research Methods (BUS505) – 6 credit points
Advanced Microeconomics (ECON408) – 6 credit points
Advanced Macroeconomics (ECON409) – 6 credit points
A candidate shall have:
fulfilled the requirements for the AQF Level 7 Bachelor of Economics at the University of New England; and
completed units with an ECON and/or QM and/or GEPL prefix to the value of at least 24 credit points at 300 level; and
passed units with an ECON and/or QM and/or GEPL prefix to the value of at least 36 credit points at 200 level or above at Credit level or better; or
fulfilled the requirements of an equivalent AQF Level 7 Bachelor qualification and met requirements considered by the Head of School to be equivalent to those specified in Rule 1.
UNE’s Bachelor of Economics with Honours provides you with the advanced economic analytical skills needed to excel in positions such as policy officer, analyst, economic modeler or adviser in organisations including:
public services such as the Australian Prudential Regulation Authority, the Reserve Bank of Australia or Treasury
federal and state government departments
private sector businesses
international agencies such as the World Bank, the International Monetary Fund and the United Nations.