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bachelor

Degree

Bachelor of Business (Economics)

Course code: #3090

bachelor

Degree

Bachelor of Business (Economics)

Quick facts

  • Tuition

    $30,240 AUD

  • Application fee

    Free

  • Duration

    3 years

  • PSW

    3 years

  • Min GPA

    60 out of 100

  • CRICOS Code

    102881B

Highlights
Capstone Project

These are mandatory and all come with course.

Options
Internship

These items are optional and you can choose them as you wish after applying for the course.

Deadlines

Term start & deadline Deadline
Fall-February 24-December-2021 2021-12-24
Spring-July 12-June-2022 2022-06-12
Fall-February 24-December-2022 2022-12-24
Spring-July 12-June-2023 2023-06-12

Overview

Bachelor of Business (Economics)

Economics encompasses the distribution of resources between people and organisations. 

Economists are interested in the behaviour of consumers and business firms, the labour market, health care, the environment, technology and innovation, economic growth and development, monetary and fiscal policy, international trade and finance, and the global economy.

This degree

You will undertake a foundation year that covers all core disciplines of business, giving you a solid understanding of issues facing organisations today. From your second year, you will begin your major in Economics. 

Graduates with an Economics major will understand the operation of national and international economies at macro and micro levels. 

You will also undertake a final-year capstone subject that lets you apply everything you have learned in collaboration with students from other disciplines. 

Plus, you have the option of applying for an internship to gain valuable experience whilst receiving credit towards your degree.

What you will study

You will study both macroeconomic and microeconomic theory with an emphasis on policy and its effect on working economies. 

You will look at what determines supply and demand for various goods and services, how prices are determined, consumption and investment patterns, international influences on the economy, and the role of government within the economy, money and interest rates.

After completing the Bachelor of Business (Economics), you may enrol in a postgraduate business Master’s degree and be eligible for up to 4 subjects credit, reducing your master’s degree to 1 year

This degree trajectory means you can graduate with your bachelor’s and master’s degree in just 4 years.

Estimate your cost

Residency
Count of person

$43,240

Total costs

yearly

Details


Cost of living 1 person $7,344
Accommodation 1 bed room $13,000
Tuition 1 person $30,240

Hourly wage

Min wage

21.38 AUD / 1 hour

in Australia every student can work 40 hour per fortnight

Required documents

  • Academic/Official Transcripts
  • Language Proficiency (If Applicable)
  • Passport or Visa Documents
  • Official translations of documents in a language other than English
  • Work Experience Documents (If applicable)

Language requirements

GRE
not required
GMAT
not required

IELTS

6
5
listening
6
writing
5
speaking
6
reading

TOEFL

70
12
listening
18
writing
12
speaking
18
reading

PTE

54
47
listening
54
writing
47
speaking
54
reading

Cambridge

169
-
listening
-
writing
-
speaking
-
reading
Language pathway (conditional offer) is available

Alternative English Tests

Due to the current impacts of COVID-19 on in-person testing centres, UOW is accepting Alternative English tests for 2022 intakes.
The requirements for accepting these tests are:

  1. If standard testing is available in your country, you must use one of these tests
  2. If the standard tests are not available (or only partially available) in your country due to COVID-19 restrictions, UOW will accept
    1. Online IELTS Indicator or
    2. Online TOEFL IBT at Home
    3. PTE Academic Online

If you do not already meet the English requirements for your chosen course, you can complete an English course at UOW College Australia. UOW also recognises English language courses offered by some other colleges in Sydney.

A guide to the length of English course you may need to study is provided below. Please note that this table should only be considered a guide. Lower scores in Writing may mean that you'll need to study English for longer.

Score at time of applicationEstimated time required to reach IELTS entry score (weeks)
IELTSTOEFL5.05.56.06.57.0
6.586    12
6.070  6*1218
5.554 6#121824
5.040 12182430
4.5 1218243036
4.0 1824303642
3.5 2430364248
3.0 3036424848+

* for students with 6.0 overall, but 5.5 in either reading or writing
# for students with 5.5 overall, but less than 5.0 in reading or writing 


Academic background and requirement

Applicants need to have achieved the required score in a qualification equivalent to the completion of 13 years of schooling in Australia.

In order to succeed in your chosen course, it is assumed you have completed relevant subjects in your senior high school studies or other relevant qualifications. 

This is particularly important for degrees which have a strong basis in Mathematics or Science.

Entry requirements for some countries:

China:

  • Gao Kao : 60%
  • Senior High School Year 3 : 80%

India:

  • ICSE, CBSE & specified states : 65%
  • Other State Boards: 70%

Iran:

  • Pre-University Certificate: 14

Academic Pathways:

Foundation Studies is a university preparation course specifically designed for international students who have not completed secondary schooling, or who have not met the direct entry requirements for a UOW Bachelor degree. 

The course involves a stream of subjects relevant to your chosen UOW degree. When you enrol in the program, you will be allocated to a relevant stream of study. 

You will develop study skills and habits, including time management, essay writing, group work and presentation skills; and become familiar with the academic standards and expectations at university. 

Successful completion of Foundation Studies provides guaranteed entry to most UOW undergraduate Bachelor degrees.  

Note: To participate in “Foundation Studies” you should apply via UOW College separately.

Career opportunities

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