Economics (Major)

Errata
Item Errata Date
1.

The alternative interdisciplinary project units of study have changed:

A specific interdisciplinary unit for this major commences in 2020. In 2019, the alternative interdisciplinary project units of study available within the major are one of the following:
ECOS3022 or ECOS3008 or ECOS3013 or ECOS3017 or ECOS3020.

4/6/2019
2.

Co-requisites have been removed for the following units of study:

ECOS2901 Intermediate Microeconomics Honours
ECOS2002 Intermediate Macroeconomics
ECOS2901 Intermediate Microeconomics Honours

21/6/2019

 

Unit of study Credit points A: Assumed knowledge P: Prerequisites C: Corequisites N: Prohibition Session

Economics

Major

A major in Economics requires 48 credit points from this table including:
(i) 12 credit points of 1000-level core units of study
(ii) 12 credit points of 2000-level core units of study
Alternative units for 2000-level core units of study may be taken from the 2000-level selective units, if the core units have already been completed for a different major
(iii) 24 credit points of 3000-level selective units of study including 1 Interdisciplinary Project unit

Minor

A minor in Economics requires 36 credit points from this table including:
(i) 12 credit points of 1000-level units
(ii) 12 credit points of 2000-level core units
Alternative units for 2000-level core units of study may be taken from the 2000-level selective units, if the core units have already been completed for a different major
(iii) 12 credit points of 3000-level selective units

1000 level units of study

ECON1001
Introductory Microeconomics
6    N BUSS1040
Semester 1
Semester 2
Summer Main
ECON1002
Introductory Macroeconomics
6      Intensive June
Semester 1
Semester 2
Summer Main

2000 level core units of study

ECOS2001
Intermediate Microeconomics
6    P ECON1001 or BUSS1040
C ECMT1010 or BUSS1020 or MATH1905 or MATH1005 or MATH1015
N ECON2001 or ECON2901 or ECOS2901


Certain combinations of Maths/Stats may substitute for Econometrics. Consult the School of Economics Undergraduate Coordinator.
Semester 1
Semester 2
Summer Main
or
ECOS2901
Intermediate Microeconomics Honours
6    P (ECON1001 or BUSS1040) and ECON1002 with a Credit average or better in the two units of study combined
C (ECOS2903 or MATH2070) and (ECMT1010 or BUSS1020 or MATH1905 or MATH1005 or MATH1015)
N ECON2001 or ECON2901 or ECOS2001

Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Semester 1
ECOS2002
Intermediate Macroeconomics
6    P ECON1002
C ECMT1020
N ECON2002 or ECON2902 or ECOS2902


Certain combinations of Maths/Stats may substitute for Econometrics. Consult the School of Economics Undergraduate Coordinator.
Semester 1
Semester 2
Summer Main
or
ECOS2902
Intermediate Macroeconomics Honours
6    P (ECON1001 or BUSS1040) and ECON1002 with a Credit average or better in the two units of study combined
N ECOS2002 or ECON2002 or ECON2902

Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Semester 2
2000 level selective units of study
ECMT2150
Intermediate Econometrics
6    P (ECMT1010 or BUSS1020 or MATH1905 or MATH1005 or MATH1015) and ECMT1020
N ECMT2110
Semester 1
Semester 2
ECOS2004
Money and Banking
6    P (ECON1001 and ECON1002) or (ECON1040 and ECON1002) or BUSS1040
Semester 1
ECOS2025
East Asian Economies
6    P ECON1001 or ECON1002 or BUSS1040 or ECON1040
Semester 2
ECOS2201
Economics of Competition and Strategy
6    P ECON1001 or BUSS1040 or ECON1040
N ECON2201 or ECOS3005
Semester 2
ECOS2903
Mathematical Economics A
6    C ECOS2901
N ECON2903

Note: Department permission required for enrolment
Students intending to proceed to the third year economics honours program must take this unit or MATH2070
Semester 1

3000 level selective units of study

ECOS3002
Development Economics
6    P ECOS2001 or ECOS2901 or ECOS2002 or ECOS2902
Semester 2
ECOS3003
Hierarchies, Incentives and Firm Structure
6    P ECOS2001 or ECOS2901
N ECON3003 or ECOS2306
Semester 2
ECOS3004
History of Economic Thought
6    P ECOS2001 or ECOS2901 or ECOS2002 or ECOS2902 or ECOP2011 or ECOP2001 or ECOP2012 or ECOP2002
Semester 2
ECOS3005
Industrial Organisation
6    P ECOS2001 or ECOS2901
N ECOS2201
Semester 2
ECOS3006
International Trade
6    P ECOS2001 or ECOS2901
Semester 1
ECOS3007
International Macroeconomics
6    P ECOS2002 or ECOS2902
Semester 1
ECOS3008
Labour Economics
6    P ECOS2001 or ECOS2901
Semester 2
ECOS3010
Monetary Economics
6    P ECOS2001 or ECOS2901 or ECOS2002 or ECOS2902
N ECON3010
Semester 1
ECOS3011
Public Finance
6    P ECOS2001 or ECOS2901
Semester 2
ECOS3012
Strategic Behaviour
6    P ECOS2001 or ECOS2901
N ECOS3901
Semester 2
ECOS3013
Environmental Economics
6    P AREC2003 or RSEC2031 or ECOS2001 or ECOS2901
Semester 2
ECOS3015
Law and Economics

This unit of study is not available in 2018

6    P ECOS2001 or ECOS2901
Semester 1
ECOS3016
Experimental and Behavioural Economics
6    P ECOS2001 or ECOS2901
Semester 2
ECOS3017
Health Economics
6    P ECOS2001 or ECOS2901
Semester 1
ECOS3018
Economics of Growth
6    P (ECOS2001 or ECOS2901) and (ECOS2002 or ECOS2902)
Semester 2
Summer Main
ECOS3020
Special Topic in Economics
6    P ((ECOS2001 or ECON2001) and (ECOS2002 or ECON2002)) or ((ECOS2901 or ECON2901) and (ECOS2902 or ECON2902))

Note: Department permission required for enrolment
Students must seek written permission from the School of Economics Undergraduate Coordinator to enrol in this unit.
Semester 1
Semester 2
ECOS3021
Business Cycles and Asset Markets
6    P (ECOS2001 or ECOS2901) and (ECOS2002 or ECOS2902)
Semester 2
ECOS3022
The Economics of Financial Markets
6    P (ECOS2001 or ECOS2901) and (ECOS2002 or ECOS2902)
Semester 1
ECOS3023
Personnel Economics
6    P ECOS2001 or ECOS2901
Semester 2
ECOS3024
Economic History
6    P ECOS2001 or ECOS2901 or ECOS2002 or ECOS2902
Semester 1
ECOS3025
The Economics of Regulation
6    P ECOS2001 or ECOS2901
Semester 2
ECOS3026
Economics of Crime
6    P ECOS2001 or ECOS2901
Semester 2
ECOS3027
Economics of the Family
6    P ECOS2001 or ECOS2901
Semester 2
ECOS3901
Advanced Microeconomics Honours
6    P ECOS2901 and ECOS2902 and (ECOS2903 or MATH2070 or MATH2970) with a 70% average across the three units combined
C ECMT2150 or ECMT2110
N ECOS3012

Note: Department permission required for enrolment
Students intending to proceed to fourth year economics honours must also complete at least one additional 3000-level ECOS unit during their degree, except where both ECOS3903 and ECOS3904 are selected.
Semester 1
ECOS3902
Advanced Macroeconomics Honours
6    P ECOS2901 and ECOS2902 and (ECOS2903 or MATH2070 or MATH2970) with a 70% average across the three units combined.
C ECMT2150 or ECMT2110

Note: Department permission required for enrolment
Students intending to proceed to fourth year economics honours must also complete at least one additional 3000-level ECOS unit during their degree, except where both ECOS3903 and ECOS3904 are selected.
Semester 2
ECOS3903
Applied Microeconometrics
6    P (ECOS2901 or ECOS2001) with a minimum mark of 70% or greater; and (ECMT2150 or ECMT2110)

Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Semester 1
ECOS3904
Applied Macroeconometrics
6    P (ECOS2902 or ECOS2002) with a minimum mark of 70% or greater; and (ECMT2150 or ECMT2110)

Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Semester 2

Honours

Honours in Economics requires 48 credit points from this table including:
(i) 30 credit points of 4000 level Honours seminar units of study
(ii) 18 credit points of 4000 level Honours thesis units of study

Seminar units

ECON4901
Advanced Microeconomic Analysis
6      Semester 2
ECON4902
Advanced Macroeconomic Analysis
6      Semester 1
ECON4904
Topics in Labour Economics
6      Semester 2
ECON4905
Topics in Industrial Organisation
6      Semester 1
ECON4906
Topics in Economic Development
6      Semester 1
ECON4909
Topics in Microeconomic Analysis
6      Semester 2
ECON4910
Topics in Macroeconomic Analysis
6      Semester 2
ECON4913
Topics in Economic History
6      Semester 1
ECON4914
Microeconometric Modelling
6      Semester 2
ECON4915
Macroeconometric Modelling
6      Semester 2
ECON4948
Special Topic in Economic Analysis 1
6      Semester 1
Semester 2
ECON4949
Special Topic in Economic Analysis 2
6      Semester 1
Semester 2
ECON4954
Topics in Analysis of Panel Data
6      Semester 1
ECON4998
Special Topic in Econometrics 1
6      Semester 1
Semester 2
ECON4999
Special Topic in Econometrics 2
6      Semester 1
Semester 2

Thesis units

ECON4810
Economics Honours Thesis 1
6      Semester 1
Semester 2
ECON4820
Economics Honours Thesis 2
12      Semester 1
Semester 2