36 months
32800 AUD/year
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This Bachelor of Commerce (Business Economics) from University of Canberra aims to produce highly competent, work-ready graduates with in-depth discipline knowledge, and the professional and technical skills to work as socially responsible economists in the private and public sectors. 

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You’ll become well-versed in subject areas including microeconomics, macroeconomics, international trade theory and econometrics.

You’ll also engage in a range of authentic, Work Integrated Learning (WIL) opportunities with the aim of developing your professional practice in the areas of communication, judgement and cross-cultural teamwork. 

Upon graduation, you’ll possess a thorough knowledge of business economics, along with a solid background in commerce, and will be well-placed for a bright future in a professional business environment. 

Study a Bachelor of Commerce (Business Economics) from University of Canberra and you will:

  • evaluate the concepts and theories acquired in business economics
  • exercise critical thinking skills when dealing with ambiguous and incomplete information
  • identify and obtain relevant information for decision making and providing advice to stakeholders from a variety of backgrounds
  • utilise discipline-specific technologies to analyse complex problems in a variety of contexts
  • communicate a clear, coherent and independent exposition of knowledge and ideas to a variety of stakeholders, addressing a diverse range of business/commerce problems

develop the capacity to exercise initiative and professional judgement in an ethically and socially responsible manner.

Career opportunities

  • Economist
  • Economic analyst
  • Economic forecaster
  • Labour market economist
  • Taxation economist
  • Business development manager
  • Business analyst

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Business Decision Making
  • Professional Orientation (Commerce)
  • Quantitative Methods in Commerce
  • Professional Evidence (Commerce)
  • International Economics 
  • Cost Benefit Analysis 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines


72 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

Admission to this course is based on an entrance rank. A rank can be achieved by the following means:

  • Year 12 ATAR 
  • other Australian Qualification
  • work experience
  • overseas qualification
CRICOS Code: 095930E

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    32800 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 32800 AUD per year during 36 months.
  • Domestic - Commonwealth Supported Place

Living costs for Canberra

1425 - 2504 AUD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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