Graduate Certificate in Business (Behavioural Economics)

Queensland University of Technology (QUT)

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00213J

Behavioural economics is designed to equip you with knowledge, critical thinking skills, and technical abilities for understanding human behaviour and analysing the impact of public policy on society, business, and individuals. You'll acquire foundational knowledge of key behavioural economics principles and their application to multiple contexts. You'll develop the ability to contribute to public discourse on contemporary issues affecting Australia and the globe, including environmental concerns, employment, taxation, public health and infrastructure planning. You'll be confident in presenting complex ideas using a variety of communication modes and be keenly aware of the social and ethical landscape in which you're operating. Behavioural economics is an emerging discipline, which leverages our unique research and teaching strengths, and is increasingly gaining popularity within industry and government.


You must complete 48 credit points (4 units). The course can be undertake either full time (1 semester) or part time (2 semesters).

Standard entry requirements

  • You must have one of: A recognised bachelor degree (or higher qualification) in any discipline
  • Or A recognised diploma (or higher qualification) in any discipline followed by at least two years full-time (or equivalent) professional work experience
  • Or At least five years full-time (or equivalent) professional work experience.

Study information

CampusFeesMid year intakeAttendance
Gardens Point International: $17,000 No
  • Full-time : 6 months
  • Part-time : 2 years
Online International: $17,000 No
  • Online/Off-campus : 6 months

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