Bachelor of Economics
University of New England - Armidale

Course outline

This degree is a versatile and relevant business and professional qualification for students interested in economics, commerce, business and finance, and who enjoy problem-solving and critical thinking. Students gain insights into the issues that are important for understanding the way the economic systems work, as well as for careers in business and government. They study core units in microeconomics, macroeconomics and business statistics and can choose to complete either one or two majors. For external study, contact the UNE Future Students Team. For more course information, visit UNE’s Course and Unit Catalogue.


Applied econometrics; economic development; economics; environmental analysis and policy.

Admissions Criteria

For additional information about the admissions criteria for the University of New England and for this course, refer to UNE’s website.


Completion of Year 12 or attained age 17 years

Recommended study
Mathematical Methods
Assumed knowledge


Minimum Selection thresholds (ATAR/Selection Rank) for semester/trimester/term 1, 2022
ATAR/Selection Rank profile for those offered places wholly or partly on the basis of ATAR/Selection Rank for semester/trimester/term 1, 2022

For more information about the ATAR/Selection Rank profile, please visit ATAR/Selection Rank profile explained.

Highest Rank to receive an offer

Median Rank to receive an offer

Lowest Rank to receive an offer

ATAR/Selection Rank excluding adjustment factors




ATAR/Selection Rank including adjustment factors





* “<5" – indicates less than 5 ATAR/Selection Rank based offers were made

Excluding: The lowest ATAR/Selection Rank to which an offer was made, excluding adjustment factors.
Including: The lowest ATAR/Selection Rank to which an offer was made including any adjustment factors that may have been applied.

Student Profile by Applicant background for semester/trimester/term 1, 2022

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Contact the institution for information.

Career opportunities

Policy officer, analyst, economic modeller, adviser, trade and industry officer, financial management, forecasting, banking, insurance and agribusiness firms, commodities or futures trader, importer/exporter, positions with international agencies such as the World Bank, the International Monetary Fund and the United Nations.

Course Code
Start Date

Offer rounds
CSP/$10,752 (1st year contribution)
Level of Qualification
Bachelor degree
Study Area
Business and Tourism
Study Mode
Full time, Part time
Course Duration

3 years Full time or 6 years Part time

New England and North West NSW