University of Western Australia
Economics is at the forefront of public policy and issues such as economic growth, the stability of the economy, regulating financial institutions, resource taxation, financing education and income planning. Through this major you’ll learn how complex economic developments can be understood in terms of a set of simple but fundamental principles.
About The Course
The Professional Economics major is designed for students seeking to become professional economists and pursue careers as specialist economists in government and business, economic consultants, economic analysts and policy advisers.
You’ll learn how apparently complex economic developments can be understood in terms of a set of simple but fundamental principles such as the theory of choice. This economic approach can be applied to understanding topics as diverse as the economics of climate change, the valuation of currencies and other assets, the fairness of international trade, and the costs and benefits of different economic policies.
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|Institution Name||University of Western Australia|
|Campus Location||Albany (selected Level 1 units) Perth|
|Course Duration||FULL TIME/PART TIME DURATION 3 years (BCom); 4 years (BPhil [Hons])|
|Course University||University of Western Australia|
The University of Western Australia (UWA) is one of Australia’s leading universities and has an international reputation for excellence in teaching, learning and research. It has almost 24,000 students enrolled across four faculties. A model of broad undergraduate studies followed by postgraduate professional qualifications is designed to produce well-rounded graduates, as well as provide additional entry opportunities for a wider range of students.
As Western Australia’s premier university, UWA was equal first overall in Australia based on key measures in the Good Universities Guide 2016 including student demand, graduate outcomes, graduate starting salaries, finding a full-time job and research grants.The University aims to be counted among the top 50 universities in the world by 2050, and is currently ranked in the top 1% of universities in the world.The University continues to set the standard for other West Australian universities to follow in terms of recognition for its achievements nationally and internationally.