Economics programs at Macquarie provide an excellent education for those wanting to become business economists. Study within an economics course focuses on the properties of supply and demand networks, and involves topics such as altruism, banking and finance, consumer sentiments, debt, equity, game theory and rates of interest. Economics affects our lives every single day, and economists engage in many activities including:
- conducting research
- collecting and analysing data
- providing consulting services and preparing reports
- formulating and analysing policy for public and private organisations
- researching public issues such as inflation, employment levels or energy costs
- monitoring economic trends
- developing forecasts
Economics Course at Macquarie
Macquarie University's flexible degree structure offers a number of options for students choosing to specialise in Economics in the following three year, single degrees. Economics and applied econometrics can be studied through a focused single degree, as a major in the Bachelor of Commerce or as part of a double degree.
Specific economics course information:
Students can undertake a broadly-based Economics course, or one specialising in Finance, Labour Studies, Econometrics, Professional Economics or the Social Implications of Economics. This opportunity allows combined studies in an Economics course with subjects taken from a wide range of disciplines including Politics, Business Law, or Mathematics, to name a few.