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Economics- Science, Bachelor

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
University rank #47 (QS) ,
By combining these two areas of study in a dual degree, students will be given a background in economic theories and principles, along with scientific theory and practical skills in their chosen major within the Bachelor of Economics- Science programme from University of Queensland.


Why study the Bachelors of Economics- Science

When this bachelor of Economics- Science offered at the University of Queensland  program is studied at a standard load of four courses per semester, the final semester will comprise part-time study of only two courses. Students may decide to overload in previous semesters or undertake study in a summer semester to reduce the total duration of the program.

The Bachelors of Economics/Science is made up of two course lists:

  • Course list for the Bachelor of Economics
  • Course list for the Bachelor of Science

Each course is allocated a certain number of units. A standard full-time study load is 8 units per semester.

The Bachelors of Economics/Science has a single set of Program Rules, which explain what is required to complete the dual program. These requirements include the total number of units you need to complete in order to graduate.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    68 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Accounting for Decision Making 
  • Introductory Microeconomics 
  • Introductory Macroeconomics 
  • Tools of Economic Analysis 
  • Quantitative Economic & Business Analysis 
  • Microeconomic Theory 
  • Macroeconomic Theory 
  • Microeconomic Policy 
  • Macroeconomic Policy 
  • Introductory Econometrics 
  • Benefit-Cost Analysis for Business 

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 TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks. Read more about TOEFL®PBT.

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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: 029159E

  • Queensland Year 12 or equivalent English and Mathematics B plus one of Chemistry or Physics.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    41712 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 41712 AUD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    10220 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 10220 AUD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Brisbane

  • 1402 - 2530 AUD/month
    Living Costs

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