School of Economics

We are consistently ranked in the top five percent of economic departments for research in the world and 
the only university in Queensland to offer a Bachelor of Economics.

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From medicine in Australia to business in Berlin

After working as a doctor for a few years, Cara decided to explore her passion for economics by studying a Graduate Certificate in Economic Studies. Fast forward to today and she is combining her medicine and economics studies for a medical tech company based in Berlin.

Read Cara's story and see where it can take you.

Cara Fox

Economics at UQ

  • UQ economics graduates are among the highest paid and most sought after in Australia (Graduates Destination Survey, 2016)
  • Ranked #2 economics research institution in Australia and #45 in the world (Research Papers in Economics, 2019)
  • Ranked #3 in the world for research into efficiency and productivity (Research Papers in Economics, 2019)
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