Bachelor of Resource Economics

Level: Undergraduate

The Bachelor of Resource Economics degree is aimed at students interested in economic management of natural resources systems, environmental economics, fishery and forestry economics, ecosystems, conservation issues, and sustainability. All students will study science, complete sequences in economics, resource economics, and quantitative analytical economics; undertake electives in economics and/or science; and examine a wide range of natural resource management problems. You will specialise and complete a research project in a selected area of resource economics. The focus is on developing broadly applicable analytical skills in economics, complemented by an understanding of ecological and other natural resource systems, and skills in modelling those systems in order to contribute to the solution of challenging environmental and management problems. Honours in the Bachelor of Resource Economics is awarded at graduation on the basis of academic performance in the second, third and fourth years of the program.

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