• Total units 24 Units
  • Areas of interest Economics
  • Minor code ECST-MIN

The minor in Economic Studies introduces students to concepts and methods used in economic analysis with applications to a variety of applied economic issues. It is an exciting minor which offers insight into the ways that individuals make decisions and interact, the ways that businesses are structured and compete, and the role of government in economic activity.

The aim of the minor in Economic Studies is to develop the knowledge and skills of students to help them in professional careers in areas such as banking, marketing, financial markets, consulting and government and business administration.

Learning Outcomes

  1. Demonstrate an understanding of the roles played by consumers, producers and government institutions as the major components of a modern economy.

  2. Demonstrate an understanding of the basic principles and theory used in designing economic solutions to real world problems.

  3. Synthesise and communicate economic ideas in modes appropriate to a variety of audiences.

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This minor requires the completion of 24 units, which must consist of:

12 units from the completion of the following course(s):

ECON1101 - Microeconomics 1 (6 units)

ECON1102 - Macroeconomics 1 (6 units)

12 units from the completion of the following course(s):

ASIA2067 - Economies of Emerging Asia (6 units)

ECHI1006 - The Australian Economy: Past and Present (6 units)

ECON2013 - Behavioral Economics (6 units)

ECON2014 - Managerial Economics (6 units)

ECON2026 - Money and Banking (6 units)

ECON2101 - Microeconomics 2 (6 units)

ECON2102 - Macroeconomics 2 (6 units)

ECON2120 - Law and Economics (P) (6 units)

ECON2141 - Strategic Thinking: An introduction to Game Theory (6 units)

ECON2900 - Development Poverty and Famine (6 units)

EMET1001 - Foundations of Economic and Financial Models (6 units)

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