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Business- Economics, B.Sc.

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    Application Deadline
  • 48 months
University rank #801 (QS) , | Online
Studying the combined Bachelor of Business- Economics at University of New England  gives you more career flexibility and choices when you graduate, as well as the opportunity to explore a range of subjects in-depth.


In this Business- Economics at University of New England  combined degree, you complete a set of core units in economics, accounting, marketing and organisational behaviour, then choose two majors to complete (one from the Bachelor of Business component, one from the Bachelor of Economics component).

Business majors: Accounting, Agribusiness, Business Analytics, Economics, Finance, Human Resource Management, International Business, Management and Marketing.

Economics majors: Applied Econometrics, Economics, Economic Development, Environmental Analysis and Policy.

Career Opportunities

Graduates will have the knowledge and skills to pursue a wide range of career paths, including positions in business management; accounting and finance; public services as policy officers, analysts, economic modellers, advisers, trade and industry officers; private-sector positions in financial management, forecasting, banking, insurance and agribusiness firms; business consulting; commodities or futures trader; importer/exporter; international positions with agencies such as the World Bank, the International Monetary Fund and the United Nations.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    • Full-time duration 48 months
    • Average part-time duration 120 months
    • Intensity Flexible
    • Duration description
      Up to 10 years Part-time
  • Credits
    192 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus, Online

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Introduction to Financial Accounting 
  • Introductory Finance 
  • Introductory Microeconomics 
  • Introductory Macroeconomics 
  • Australian Economic Institutions and Performance 
  • Intermediate Microeconomics 
  • Intermediate Macroeconomics 
  • Communication for Business 
  • Fundamentals of Marketing 
  • Managing People and Organisations 
  • Business Ethics 
  • Strategic Planning and Management 
  • Quantitative Skills with Applications 
  • Business Statistics 

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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Academic Requirements

General Requirements

CRICOS Code 055666C

  • A candidate shall be qualified for admission (see Admission Undergraduate and Postgraduate (Coursework) Rule and Admission Undergraduate and Postgraduate (Coursework) Procedures).
  • Assumed knowledge is any two units in English.
  • Recommended studies are any two units of Mathematics.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    26250 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 26250 AUD per year and a duration of 48 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.
Commonwealth supported fee

Living costs for Armidale

  • 1500 - 2100 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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