The University of Queensland

Bachelor of Advanced Finance and Economics (Honours)

The University of Queensland

Course details

CRICOS course code: 088354B

Level of study: Bachelor's Degrees


Become a leader in the fields of finance and economics.

This program aims to develop your analytical and technical skills to help you become a leading economist or financier in investment banking, capital markets, equity or venture capital, or the public sector.

You'll study topics like how policy can affect economic and social outcomes, the effect of the Global Financial Crisis (GFC) on economic theory and monetary policy, and common financial issues facing most companies. As the program is highly structured, you'll develop strong networks within your cohort.

At the end of your third year, you'll choose to major in either economics or finance, or to complete a more general pathway by undertaking electives, individual research topic, and a team project.

A key component of both the Economics and Finance majors is a supervised individual research thesis. A key component of the Professional Pathway is a supervised team industry project.

Career possibilities

Our programs prepare you for your first job and beyond. Depending on which major you choose, here are some of the careers you could be on your way to:

  • Investment banker
  • Management consultant
  • Financial dealer and trader
  • Fund manager
  • Economist
  • Investment analyst
  • Policy analyst
  • Economic consultant
  • Economic researcher

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Course opportunities

Tuition Fees (AUD $): 45,968 Per Year Read more201,092 for the entire course
Start date: 20 February 2023
Duration: 4 years
Study mode: Full time

The University of Queensland

St Lucia Campus
Brisbane Queensland 4072

Entry criteria

Queensland Year 12 (or equivalent) General English subject (Units 3 & 4, C); Mathematical Methods or Specialist Mathematics (Units 3 & 4, C).

English Proficiency

IELTS overall 7; reading 7; writing 7; speaking 7; listening 7. For other English Language Proficiency Tests and Scores approved for UQ

TOEFL IBT - Overall 100, listening 25, reading 25, writing 27, speaking 23.

TOEFL PB - Overall 600, listening 59, reading 59, writing 64/6.

Pearsons - Overall 72, sub bands minimum 72.

BE - A minimum overall grade of 5 plus a minimum grade of A in all macro skills.

CES - Overall 185, All sub bands minimum 185.

OET is not accepted.


The University of Queensland
St Lucia Campus
Brisbane Queensland 4072