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Monash University Handbook 2011 Undergraduate - Area of Study

All areas of study information should be read in conjunction with the relevant course entry in the Handbook. The units listed for this area of study relate only to the 'Requirements' outlined in the Faculty of Business and Economics component of any bachelors double degrees.

Managing facultyFaculty of Business and Economics
Campus(es)Berwick, Gippsland, Sunway

Description

Economics is the study of the production, distribution and consumption of wealth. Economics is concerned with the welfare of individuals and of society at large and directs attention to how scarce resources can best be allocated. Knowledge of economics helps both individuals and societies.

Units

To complete the economics major in the Bachelor of Business and Commerce, students must complete:

On-campus

(a.) The following four units (24 points):

(b.) four of the following units (24 points):

  • ECW2141 Economics of labour markets
  • ECW2721 Trade finance and foreign exchange
  • ECW3121 Economics of international trade
  • ECW3143 Economics of money and banking
  • ECW3146 Regional development and policy
  • ECW3291 Multinational trade and investment
  • ECW3301 Case studies in international trade
  • ECW3830 Business competition and regulation

For students undertaking economics as their second major the following units may also be taken:

Off-campus

(a.) The following four units (24 points):

(b.) the following four units (24 points):

  • ECG2141 Economics of labour markets
  • ECG2721 Trade finance and foreign exchange
  • ECG3143 Economics of money and banking
  • ECG3830 Business competition and regulation

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Relevant Courses

Single degrees

  • 3813 Associate Degree in Business and Commerce
  • 2224 Bachelor of Business and Commerce
  • 4406 Bachelor of Business and Commerce (Global)

Double degrees

  • 1807 Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Business and Commerce
  • 3727 Bachelor of Business and Commerce and Bachelor of Education (Primary)
  • 3831 Bachelor of Business and Commerce and Bachelor of Information Technology and Systems
  • 1941 Bachelor of Business and Commerce and Bachelor of Communication
  • 4423 Bachelor of Business and Commerce and Bachelor of Professional Communication
  • 3832 Bachelor of Business and Commerce and Bachelor of Visual Arts
  • 3820 Bachelor of Civil and Environmental Engineering and Bachelor of Business and Commerce
  • 3511 Bachelor of Science and Bachelor of Business and Commerce