quantitative-economics/index

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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)Berwick

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.

Quantitative economics is an interdisciplinary area of study that combines economics with business statistics and econometrics. Quantitative analysis is an increasingly important aspect of contemporary business practice. On completion of the major graduates will be able to apply principles of economics and statistical methods to decision making in the areas of business and public economic policy.

Units

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

Bachelor of Business

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

The following eight units:

Bachelor of Business and Commerce

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

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

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

  • ECW2141 Labour economics
  • ECW2600 Tourism economics
  • ECW3121 Economics of international trade and finance
  • ECW3143 Economics of money and banking
  • ECW3146 Regional development and policy
  • ECW3830 Competition and regulation
  • ECX2123 Economics of innovation and high technology

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Relevant courses

Single degrees

  • 3806 Bachelor of Business
  • 2224 Bachelor of Business and Commerce

Double degrees

  • 3831 Bachelor of Business and Commerce and Bachelor of Information Technology and Systems
  • 4423 Bachelor of Business and Commerce and Bachelor of Professional Communication