Bachelor of Economics with Honours
Law, Business and the Creative Arts
Completion of a Bachelor of Economics or Bachelor of Business (Economics and Regional Development) from this University, or equivalent undergraduate degree from another university which includes the specified JCU admissions requirements.
Entry requirements for this course are consistent with the Pathways to Qualifications in the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) Guidelines for Bachelor degrees.
Additional selection requirements
Minimum overall GPA of 5.5.
Satisfactory completion of BX3025 Forecasting and BX3022 Econometrics in the undergraduate degree.
Special admission requirements
Minimum English Language Proficiency Requirements
Students of non English speaking backgrounds must have an adequate English language capacity assessed under the Australian International English Language Testing System. An IELTS score of 6.0 with no component lower than 5.5 is required (Band 1 at JCU). Students scoring below this may be offered up to six months intensive language training prior to admission to the course.
Academic Requirements for Course Completion
24 credit points as per course structure
Additional course rules
Additional completion requirements
Characteristics of learning outcomes for this course are consistent with those outlined in the Bachelor degree Guideline in the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF).
BU4062:03 Current Issues in Business Research
BU4068:06 Honours Thesis Part 1 of 2
BU4069:06 Honours Thesis Part 2 of 2
BU4061:03 Research Paradigms in Business
EC5214:03 Case Studies in Applied Economics and Finance
EC5213:03 Financial Econometrics
EC4703:03 Advanced Econometrics
COURSE AVAILALE AT
Expected time to complete
1 year full-time, normally not available part-time
Maximum time to complete
Maximum leave of absence
Course progression requisites
Course includes mandatory professional placement(s)
Special assessment requirements
Maximum allowed Pass Conceded (PC) grade
Supplementary exam for final subject
Candidates may apply for advanced standing for previous tertiary study in accordance with the Advanced Standing for Previous Studies and Recognised Prior Learning policy associated procedures.
12 credit points
Advanced standing will be granted only for studies completed in the 4 years prior to the commencement of this course.
Advanced standing gained for any subject shall be cancelled 7 years after the date of the examination upon which the advanced standing is based if, by then, the candidate has not completed the course of study prescribed for the degree.
Advanced standing will not be granted for work experience or undergraduate studies.
Inclusion of majors on testamur
Not applicable – this course does not have majors
Exit with lesser award