Business Economics

The units of study listed in the following table are those available for the current year. Students may also include any units of study, which are additional to those currently listed, which appear under these subject areas in the Business School handbook/website in subsequent years (subject to any prerequisite or prohibition rules).

Table of postgraduate units of study: Commerce

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

Business Economics

Achievement of a specialisation in Business Economics requires 30 credit points from this table comprising:
(i) 6 credit points in foundational units of study
(ii) 6 credit points in compulsory units of study
(iii) 18 credit points in elective units of study.

Units of study for the specialisation

Foundational unit of study

ECON5040
Microeconomics for Business
6    N ECON5001
Semester 1
Semester 2

Compulsory units of study

ECON5002
Macroeconomic Theory
6    N ECON5003
Intensive January
Semester 1
Semester 2

Elective units of study

ECON5004
Communication in Economics
6      Semester 1
Semester 2
ECON5006
Economics of Law and Public Policy
6      Semester 2
ECON5007
The Economics of Financial Markets
6    P ECON5001 or ECON5040
Semester 2
ECON5026
Strategic Business Relationships
6      Semester 2
ECON6008
International Money and Finance
6    P ECON5002
Semester 2
ECON6016
Trade and Development
6    P ECON5001 or ECON5002 or ECON5040
Semester 2
ECON6018
Environmental Economics
6    P ECON5001 or ECON5040
Semester 1
ECON6024
Private Equity
6    P ECON5001 or ECON5040
Semester 1
ECON6029
Health Economics and Policy Evaluation
6    P (ECON5001 or ECON5040) and ECMT5001
Semester 2
ECMT5001
Principles of Econometrics
6      Semester 1
Semester 2