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Bachelor of Economic Studies (online) - 286JA

Course Code: 286JA
Course Version: 2
Location: UC - Canberra, Bruce
Faculty: Faculty of Business, Government & Law
Discipline(s): Canberra School of Politics, Economics and Society
UAC Code: 361013
Selection Rank: 60
English Language Requirements: Academic IELTS of 6.0 or equivalent, with no band score below 6.0

Develop your interest in economics at a pace that suits you

Our Bachelor of Economic Studies (online) is the perfect pathway for those with a busy work schedule who are interested in attaining a qualification in economics.  You will study how people and entities choose to use resources (information, time, money and raw materials) to create useful products and services in a market environment. And, gain an in-depth understanding of how trade, investment, and the movement of people and resources across national boundaries tie the global economy together.

Study our Bachelor of Economic Studies (Online) at UC and you will:

  • acquire broad and coherent knowledge and skills in the field of economics
  • gain in-depth knowledge in one or more disciplines such as international or public financial matters
  • understand how resources are used to create products and services in a market environment
  • explore how the movement of people and resources across national boundaries affects the global economy
  • confidently examine and solve business problems in the workplace
  • develop strong independent learning abilities through online study
  • have the flexibility to adjust your study load or quicken your progress when it suits you.

Career opportunities

  • Consulting
  • Foreign exchange dealing
  • Analysis and forecasting
  • Investment banking

Course specific information

If you are looking for a shorter course of study you can exit this degree with a Diploma of Economic Studies (1 year) or an Associate Degree of Economic Studies (2 years).

Enquiries

Current and Commencing Students
In person Faculty of Business, Government & Law student support area (Building 11, Level B, Room 27 -- Reception counter Email BGLCourseConveners@canberra.edu.au
Prospective Domestic Students
Email study@canberra.edu.au Ph 1800 UNI CAN (1800 864 226)
Prospective International Students
Email international@canberra.edu.au, Tel +61 2 6201 5342

Admission Requirements

Normal UC requirements for admission to an undergraduate course.

Additional Admission Requirements

None.

Assumed Knowledge

None.

Information on admission closing dates can be found here.

Course Requirements

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In addition to course requirements, in order to successfully complete your course you may need to meet the inherent requirements. Please refer to the inherent requirements statement applicable to your course

Awards

Award(s) Official Abbreviation
Bachelor of Economic Studies B EcStud

Alternate Exit Awards

Associate Degree of Economic Studies Diploma of Economic Studies

Typical Study Pattern

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Please refer to the tab to view Course Requirements, check unit details and select Restricted Choice Units for the course. Please note not all units are offered in each teaching period.

Unit Delivery Modes

Delivery modes for units in this degree are yet to be confirmed. Please contact us for more details.

This course is closed to new admissions in 2017. Please contact the Faculty via the Enquiry detalis for further information.

Professional Accreditation

None.

Course Learning Outcomes

Course Objectives Graduate Qualities
Bachelor of Economic Studies

Graduates will have broad and coherent knowledge and skills in the field of economics and how it shapes the development of firms and countries as well as the foundations to further their education in the economics field.
Analysis and inquiry
Problem solving
Graduates will have broad and coherent theoretical and technical economic knowledge with more in depth knowledge in one or more disciplines such as international or public financial matters. Analysis and inquiry
Problem solving
This course will develop cognitive, technical and communication skills so graduates will be able to analyse and evaluate economic information to complete activities to support the decision making in policy. They will be able to generate and communicate solutions to unpredictable and complex problems related to economic factors Communication
Analysis and inquiry
Problem solving
Graduates will apply knowledge and skills to demonstrate autonomy, well-developed judgement and responsibility. Students will gain strong self-directed learning abilities through the online delivery, within the parameters of economic theories and practices. Professional and Social responsibility

Working independently and with others
Associate Degree in Economics Studies

Graduates will have broad and coherent knowledge and skills in the field of economics and how it shapes the development of firms and countries as well as the foundations to further their education in the economics field.
Analysis and inquiry
Problem solving
Graduates will have broad theoretical and technical economic knowledge. Analysis and inquiry
Problem solving
This course will develop cognitive, technical and communication skills so graduates will be able to analyse economic information to complete activities to support the decision making in policy. They will be able to generate and communicate solutions to unpredictable and complex problems related to economic factors Communication
Analysis and inquiry
Problem solving
Graduates will apply knowledge and skills to demonstrate autonomy, judgement and responsibility. Students will gain strong self-directed learning abilities, through the online delivery, within the parameters of economic theories and practices. Professional and Social responsibility
Working independently and with others
Diploma of Economic Studies

Graduates will have specialised knowledge and skills in the field of economics and how it shapes the development of firms and countries as well as the foundations to further their education in the economics field.
Analysis and inquiry
Problem solving
Graduates will have theoretical and technical economic knowledge. Analysis and inquiry
Problem solving
This course will develop cognitive, technical and communication skills so graduates will be able to analyse economic information to complete activities to support the decision making in policy. They will be able to generate and communicate solutions to complex problems related to economic factors. Communication
Analysis and inquiry
Problem solving
Graduates will apply knowledge and skills to demonstrate autonomy, judgement and responsibility. Students will gain strong self-directed learning abilities, through the online delivery, within the parameters of economic theories and practices. Professional and Social responsibility

Working independently and with others

Course Duration

This course is studied at the student?s own pace and is equivalent to three years full-time study. Maximum duration is equivalent to ten years full-time study.

Honours

High performing students may be eligible for entry into the Bachelor of Philosophy (Honours) course delivered on-campus in Canberra.

Related Courses (Double Degrees, Nested Courses and Alternative Exits)

Students may exit the course with an Associate Degree in Economic Studies on completion of 48cp of units from this course, or a Diploma of Economic Studies on completion of 24cp of units from this course.

Offerings

  • 2019->UC - Canberra, Bruce-Online
  • Past Offerings
    • 2016->UC - Canberra, Bruce-Online
    • 2017->UC - Canberra, Bruce-Online
    • 2018->UC - Canberra, Bruce-Online

Enrolment Numbers

View the number of student enrolments for this course for the previous full year. Please note that course numbers are indicative only and in no way reflect individual class sizes.

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