Our honours program is an extra year of intensive study for high-achieving students within a small-group learning environment. Honours will equip you with an advanced set of economics and research tools that will prove valuable as an economist or in a higher degree by research program.

Enhance your employability

Completing the honours program is highly valued by potential employers. Our students have secured employment before graduation with organisations like:

  • AECOM
  • Deloitte
  • Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade
  • Productivity Commission, Canberra
  • Queensland Competition Authority
  • Queensland Department of Premier & Cabinet
  • Queensland Department of the Treasury
  • The Australian Energy Regulator
  • The Centre for International Economics
  • The Federal Department of the Treasury
  • The Hong Kong Monetary Authority.

Prepare for your PhD

The honours program is also an excellent basis for entry into a higher degree by research program. Our graduates have gone onto complete a PhD at leading universities including:

  • Australian National University
  • Georgia State University
  • Harvard University
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
  • New York University
  • Northwestern University
  • Oxford University
  • Princeton University
  • University of California
  • University of Rochester
  • Yale University.

 

We're offering over $80,000 in scholarships to 2019 honours students

Apply before 15 January 2019

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Are you looking for the Bachelor of Advanced Finance and Economics (Honours)?

The information on this page refers only to the honours program for the Bachelor of Economics and Bachelor of Arts (with an extended major in economics). The Bachelor of Advanced Finance and Economics (Honours) is a new program that's only available for enrolments from new students—prior to enrolling in their bachelor program.

 

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