Bachelor of Economics

Study Area

Business and Economics

Study Level



The University of Sydney



Course Detail


Camperdown/Darlington campus

Intake Time

March, August

Standard Duration

3 Years

About the Course

This degree is ranked in the top four undergraduate economics courses in Australia. The program introduces you to a diverse, fascinating discipline that addresses a range of big issues in modern life and plays a central role in shaping the broad framework of society at every level. It provides undergraduate training in theoretical and applied aspects of modern economics, econometrics and financial economics. Although primarily interested in explaining the behaviour of individuals, economics also addresses the collective behaviour of businesses and industries, governments and countries, and the globe as a whole. The discipline is crucial to understanding and solving the major problems and challenges the world faces today, such as global warming, poverty, development, and recession. The Bachelor of Economics requires you to complete a core major from one of the following areas: Economics Econometrics Financial Economics Environmental, Agricultural and Resource Economics. A minor or second major can be taken from the core majors or from the University's shared pool. You may choose to study a related area, such as commerce or marketing, or pursue knowledge in another field of study.


Average Score


A minimum result of 7.0 overall and a minimum result of 6.0 in each band

Background Requirements


The University of Sydney

Institute Ranking

#40 in QS World University Rankings 2021, #2 in Australia

Program Ranking

#4 in Australia for Economics & Econometrics, #36 in the world. *QS World University Rankings by Subject 2020