Bachelor of Economics

Gain the powerful skills in economic reasoning and analysis required to understand and change the world.

Minimum ATAR
Years Full-Time

Majors available

Careers and further study

Entry requirements

About the Bachelor of Economics

Economists are experts in understanding how individuals, firms and governments make choices and the consequences of those choices for all constituents of society, both today and in the future. Become an expert with our Bachelor of Economics degree. 

Bachelor of Economics

Why study economics

  • You'll study alongside the best students in the state and beyond
  • You'll learn from internationally renowned specialists across diverse areas of research
  • Our economics graduates are highly regarded among key employers including the Reserve Bank of Australia, the Productivity Commission and the Treasury 
Bachelor of Economics
Bachelor of Economics

Quick Details

Degree specific majors
  • 0
Minimum ATAR
  • 85
Full time completion
  • 3 years
  • February and July

Course Structure


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Bachelor of Economics

You'll learn to

  • employ the framework of micro- and macroeconomics to rationally analyse general economic problems and arrive at analytically sound conclusions
  • interpret an undertake quantitative economics research 
  • identify and critically reflect on landmark events in Australia's economic history and in the rise of the global economy 
  • undertake specific economic research that critically evaluates theoretical and/or applied issues in the area of economics
  • communicate the results of economic research to fellow economists as well as to a range of potential stakeholders, including other business professionals , policymakers in government and the public at large
  • demonstrate an awareness of, and sensitivity to, the personal, social, ethnic and/or international backgrounds of other team members as well as stakeholders 


Bachelor of Economics

Put theory into practice

Current UWA students are eligible to take one of our professional experience units. These units bridge the gap between university and the workplace by providing opportunities to gain hands-on, practical experience. You can master new skills, make connections and network, get a taste of the opportunities in the workforce and add experience to your resume, all before graduating.

Find out more about Work Integrated Learning.



The UWA Business School is accredited through both EQUIS, the European Quality Improvement System, and AACSB, the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business. These are the leading business school accreditations in Europe and North America respectively, meaning that your business degree will be recognised by employers around the world.