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Undergraduate - Area of Study

Students who commenced study in 2012 should refer to this area of study entry for direction on the requirments; to check which units are currently available for enrolment, refer to the unit indexes in the the current edition of the Handbook. If you have any queries contact the managing faculty for your area of study.

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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)Caulfield, Clayton, Gippsland, South Africa, Sunway

Notes

  • Unit codes that are not linked to their entry in the handbook are not available for study in the current year.

Description

NOTE: This area of study has had one or more changes made to it since publication on 1 October 2011. For details of change/s, please consult the change register at http://www.monash.edu.au/pubs/2012handbooks/2012-change-register.html.

Economics considers how to allocate scarce resources to maximise people's welfare. Microeconomics examines decisions of individuals, business and government, and the structure of industries and markets. Macroeconomics examines behaviour of the economy as a whole, such as economic growth, inflation and unemployment.

Units

All students complete the requirements as outlined below for the degree in which they are enrolled.

Bachelor of Commerce

Bachelor of Economics

To complete the economics major in the Bachelor of Commerce or Bachelor of Economics or related double degrees, students must complete:

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

  • ECC1000 Principles of microeconomics
  • ECC1100 Principles of macroeconomics
  • ECC2000 Intermediate microeconomics
  • ECC2010 Intermediate macroeconomics

(b.) two units (12 points) from the units listed below:

(c.) two units (12 points) from the units listed below and from (b.) not previously completed:

  • ECC2300 Current issues in macroeconomic policy
  • ECC2360 Environmental economics
  • ECC2400 Current issues in applied microeconomics
  • ECC2450 Sports economics
  • ECC2600 Behaviour, rationality and organization
  • ECC2700 Health economics
  • ECC2800 Prosperity, poverty and sustainability in a globalised world
  • ECC3640 Economics of climate change
  • ECC3650 Applied general equilibrium economics
  • ECC3710 Labour economics
  • ECC3800 History of economic thought
  • ECC3840 Mathematical economics
  • ECC3860 Integrated economic modelling
  • ETC2410 Introductory econometrics
  • ETC2440 Mathematics for economics and business
  • ETC3410 Applied econometrics

Bachelor of Business Science

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

(a.) The following eight units:

  • ECW1101 Introductory microeconomics
  • ECW1102 Introductory macroeconomics
  • ECW2730 Macroeconomic policy
  • ECW2731 Managerial economics
  • ECW2141 Economics of labour markets
  • ECW3121 Economics of international trade
  • ECW3143 Economics of money and banking
  • ECW3830 Business competition and regulation

Bachelor of Business and Commerce

To complete the economics major in the Bachelor of Business and Commerce or related double degrees, 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
  • ECW2600 Tourism economics
  • 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
  • ECX2123 Economics of innovation and high technology

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
  • ECG3121 Economics of international
  • ECG3143 Economics of money and banking
  • ECG3146 Regional development and policy
  • ECG3830 Business competition and regulation

Bachelor of Business

To complete the economics major in the Bachelor of Business or related double degrees, students must complete:

(a) The following six units (36 points):

(b) two units from the following list (12 points):

Related areas of study

The Faculty of Business and Economics also offers related majors in the areas of:

Contact details

Relevant courses

Single degrees

  • 3813 Associate Degree in Business and Commerce
  • 3806 Bachelor of Business
  • 2224 Bachelor of Business and Commerce
  • 4406 Bachelor of Business and Commerce (Global)
  • 4415 Bachelor of Business Science
  • 0179 Bachelor of Commerce
  • 4419 Bachelor of Commerce (Dean's Scholars Program)
  • 0023 Bachelor of Economics

Double degrees

  • 1807 Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Business and Commerce
  • 0542 Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Commerce
  • 4403 Bachelor of Arts (Global) and Bachelor of Commerce
  • 0170 Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Economics
  • 4417 Bachelor of Biomedical Science and Bachelor of Commerce
  • 3819 Bachelor of Business and Bachelor of Visual Arts
  • 1941 Bachelor of Business and Commerce and Bachelor of Communication
  • 3831 Bachelor of Business and Commerce and Bachelor of Information Technology and Systems
  • 4423 Bachelor of Business and Commerce and Bachelor of Professional Communication
  • 3832 Bachelor of Business and Commerce and Bachelor of Visual and Media Arts
  • 3820 Bachelor of Civil and Environmental Engineering and Bachelor of Business and Commerce
  • 3823 Bachelor of Commerce and Bachelor of Aerospace Engineering
  • 3830 Bachelor of Commerce and Bachelor of Business Information Systems
  • 1319 Bachelor of Commerce and Bachelor of Economics
  • 2026 Bachelor of Commerce and Bachelor of Education
  • 0548 Bachelor of Commerce and Bachelor of Engineering
  • 0546 Bachelor of Commerce and Bachelor of Laws
  • 3834 Bachelor of Commerce and Bachelor of Mechatronics Engineering
  • 1469 Bachelor of Commerce and Bachelor of Science
  • 4503 Bachelor of Health Science and Bachelor of Business
  • 1185 Bachelor of Music and Bachelor of Commerce
  • 2630 Bachelor of Pharmacy and Bachelor of Commerce