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The economics major in the Bachelor of Commerce develops problem-solving and data analysis skills for use in both business and government settings.


The Department of Economics teaches into a number of specialist areas, to cater for the diverse interests of our students and researchers.


The Honours year advances your knowledge of economics; and develops research skills that are regarded as essential for employment by State and Federal Government, Treasury, the Reserve Bank, many public enterprises and, increasingly, the private sector.


Visit the Melbourne Business School website to browse the suite of postgraduate study options in economics.

Graduate Research

Our PhD with Coursework (Economics) emphasises independent, original work and collaboration with leading scholars.

The Department of Economics website contains information about our areas of teaching, research expertise, links with industry and academic staff. We encourage you to browse our site to learn more about the Department and our commitment to high quality teaching and learning.

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