Responsible faculty or institute:
Business (principal) Campus(es) Offered:
Course Duration: Minimum
1 yrs, Maximum
Course Contact (faculty or school):
School of Economics and Finance: (03) 6226 7672
This on-campus, 1-year full-time or 2-year part-time honours degree course is offered through the School of Economics and Finance at Hobart. For 2013, students enrolling in the Honours' program must contact the Honours' Coordinator or the Head of School in the School of Economics and Finance before submitting their enrolment form.
The School of Economics and Finance will offer, subject to student numbers, distinct programs in Economics and Finance.
Admission & Prerequisites
Entry to the Economics program is open to students who have completed the Bachelor of Economics (or equivalent approved program) with a minimum of 65 average in four level 300 Economics units including
BEA342 with no result at less than a pass. See Schedule A for approved elective units to the Honours degree.
Entry to the Finance program is open to students who have completed a major in Finance at a similarly sufficiently high standard of achievement. Students interested in this program should contact the Honours coordinator in the School of Economics and Finance.
The aim of the honours year is to enable students to further develop their research and communication skills and to provide a foundation for postgraduate study in either Economics or Finance.
The Bachelor of Economics (Hons) degree opens up many career opportunities and past graduates have established careers in a wide range of activities see http://www.utas.edu.au/economics/teaching/graduates.htm. Some examples include: central banking, commercial consulting, commercial banking, local government, administration, management, market research, merchant banking, political advising, stockbroking and teaching.
While studying students can apply to become student members of the Economic Society of Australia. See http://www.ecosoc.org.au/members.html