Bachelor of Economics with the degree of Bachelor of Business Analytics

Macquarie University

Economists expert forecasters make informed decisions about the best allocation of our limited resources. Business analysts experts at extracting value from data help businesses better understand their consumers, innovate, reduce their risk and maximise opportunities. The knowledge and expertise across economics and analytics you'll acquire in this double degree will prepare you to assist organisations increase their efficiency, optimise their resources and improve their profitability through robust analysis. KEY FEATURES You'll become proficient in microeconomic and macroeconomic policy with some exposure to financial economics and econometrics, giving you the strong theoretical background required for a successful career in either the public or private sector. You'll be able to apply current theory and analytical techniques to real-world industry situations. A focus on multiple disciplines provides you with qualitative skills (graphic presentation and information communication), quantitative skills (modelling and statistics), computing skills (business information/intelligence systems and programming) and business training (accounting, business analytics, forecasting and management). You can complete two degrees with only one additional year of study. SUITABLE FOR If you're interested in business, economics and information technology, then business analytics allows you to bridge the gap between them and the demand for its skills is growing. This degree is suitable for those looking for a rewarding career in many areas of business, finance, industry or government. Career Opportunities A Macquarie course can set your dream career in motion. PROFESSIONS applications modeller and developer behavioural forecasting business analyst business process improvement specialist business process modelling consultant customer insights manager data analyst management consultant IT planning manager SALARY GUIDE The Graduate Careers Australia Graduate SalariesReport 2015indicates thatthe median starting salary for bachelor degree graduates aged less than 25 and in their first full-time employment was $54,000. Please seehttp://www.graduatecareers.com.au/research/researchreports/graduatesalaries/for further detail on specificdegrees.

At a Glance

Course level Undergraduate
CRICOS Code 088499G
Institution Name Macquarie University
Campus Location North Ryde
Institution Type University
Course Duration 4 years
Course University Macquarie University

About Macquarie University

Established in 1964, Macquarie University began as a bold experiment in higher education. Built to break from traditions: to be distinctive, progressive, and to be transformational. Today our pioneering history continues to be a source of inspiration as we celebrate our place among the best and brightest minds.

 

Recognised internationally, Macquarie University is consistently ranked in the top two per cent of universities in the world* and within the top 10 in Australia.Our research is leading the way in ground-breaking discoveries. Our academics are at the forefront of innovation and, as accomplished researchers, we are embracing the opportunity to tackle the big issues of our time.

 

Led by the Vice-Chancellor, Professor S Bruce Dowton, Macquarie is home to five faculties. The fifth and newest – Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences – was formed in 2014. We are also home to some of Australia’s most exceptional facilities – hubs of innovation that unite our students, researchers, academics and partners to achieve extraordinary things.The Macquarie story,Our commitment to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples,Strategy and initiatives Governance,Faculties and departments,Offices and units Job opportunities Our campus Campus services and facilities News and events Contacts and maps.

 

 

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