Bachelor of Economics, Bachelor of Science (Advanced Mathematics)(Honours)

The University of New South Wales (UNSW Sydney)

Program Overview

Combine the influential social science of economics, with advanced skills in mathematics and an Honours research project. This renowned double degree equips you with analytical and statistical skills that will set you apart from the crowd and prepare you for diverse careers.


Economists focus on the roles of incentives, resource constraints, laws, customs, and institutions. Through the Bachelor of Economics, you’ll explore how the decisions of institutions and individuals interact to determine outcomes for the economy and society. Mathematics and statistics are essential to advanced financial and economic modelling, making Advanced Mathematics a natural complement to Economics.


If you’re interested in the increasing range of quantitative careers in areas such as finance and environmental modelling, this degree offers a strong foundation.



  Course Duration

60 Months

  Tuition Fee

AU$ 48,280


IELTS: 6.5 TOEFL: 90

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The Bachelor of Economics/Advanced Mathematics (Honours) is a five-year full-time (or longer part-time) double degree program consisting of approximately 40 courses, including Honours level Advanced Mathematics courses.


The program includes:

  • Economics core courses
  • Introductory Business courses
  • Economics elective courses or an Economics major
  • Business electives or the option to pursue a Commerce major or minor
  • An Advanced Mathematics major
  • Science/ Mathematics core courses
  • Science electives
  • An Advanced Mathematics honours project

Admission pathways

UNSW Global has university pathway programs that provide seamless transition to UNSW Sydney so you can achieve your academic and career goals. Learn more.

English language requirements

You may be asked to provide evidence of your English proficiency to study at UNSW depending on your educational background and citizenship. English language skills are vitally important for coping with lectures, tutorials, assignments and examinations - this is why UNSW requires a minimum English language competency for enrolment.

If English is not your first language, you’ll need to provide proof of your English proficiency before you can be given an offer to study at UNSW. You can do this by providing evidence that you meet one or more of the following criteria:

  • English language tests and university English courses
  • Prior study in the medium of English
  • Other qualifications

2022 Indicative First Year Fee

The explosion of technology and data in the 21st century has propelled the demand for science and technology skills and career opportunities for STEM graduates. In Australia, employment in STEM occupations has grown by 19.7% in the past five years. This has made a science degree one of the most valuable degrees in Australia and abroad.


Combined with economics, this double degree equips you with transferrable, in-demand skills in analysis, statistics, critical thinking, economic analysis and communication that can be applied in almost any industry. Graduates of both programs are renowned by employers, and have successful careers across the private sector, financial and scientific institutions, and government departments.


Potential careers

  • Economist
  • Business consultant
  • Credit analyst
  • Economic forecaster
  • Mathematician
  • Policy adviser
  • Quantitative or statistical analyst
  • Wealth management analyst
  • Environmental consultant
  • Investment banker
  • Research scientist
  • Laboratory technician
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