Bachelor of Advanced Finance and Economics (Honours)

The University of Queensland

This program is an advanced 4 year degree in economics and finance for students who are proficient in mathematics and have a keen interest in economics and finance. The Economics and Finance majors are designed to enable entry into higher degree research programs upon completion of the Bachelor of Advanced Finance and Economics (Honours). Students who choose to study a major in their fourth year may choose to undertake an exchange semester in year 3, semester 2. Students not electing to take a major in either economics or finance will complete a 4 unit team project and will have opportunity to combine this with an internship and/or a tailored overseas study experience at a prestigious international partner.

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At a glance

Type of Institution: University
Level: Undergraduate
Campus/Location: St Lucia

Subjects

  • Economics
  • Finance

Ranked in the top 51 universities in the world as measured by the QS World University Rankings*, The University of Queensland (UQ) is one of Australia's leading higher education institutions with:

  • more awards for teaching excellence than any other Australian university
  • exceptional program choice across a wide range of study areas at undergraduate, postgraduate and research higher degree levels
  • opportunities for students to gain practical experience and make valuable connections with prospective employers through internships and work placements
  • the chance for students to study part of their degree overseas at one of the university's many highly ranked partner institutions.

With campuses based in and around the city of Brisbane, you will enjoy a diverse community of more than 50,000 students, including over 12,600 international students from 140 different countries across the globe.

Just seven kilometres from Brisbane's city centre, UQ St Lucia - UQ's largest campus - is renowned as one of Australia's most attractive university campuses. UQ St Lucia's beautiful sandstone architecture, parklands and lakes encompass world-class teaching and research facilities, including Queensland's largest research library and fully equipped laboratories and lecture theatres.

UQ provides a comprehensive range of support services and orientation programs to help international students settle into Australia and enjoy the best possible study experience. These include:

  • in-country and online pre-departure sessions
  • airport pick-up for new international students
  • accommodation services
  • study skills workshops
  • free English language support
  • international student advisors
  • counselling
  • careers support
  • health and disability services
  • multi-faith chaplaincy service.

Student Services also coordinates Mates@UQ - a free program for all UQ students that encourages social and academic networks between Australian and international students at social events such as live music, barbecues, movies and dinners.

UQ students can benefit from a wide range of extracurricular activities during their studies, including access to more than 200 affiliated clubs and societies - from the Debating Society to the Yoga and Meditation Club - as well as sports and cultural facilities.

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With its internationally reputed academic environment and wide range of opportunities in student support, I consider the University of Queensland as the right place to enhance my knowledge and specialise in the marketing field. The University of Queensland's perfectly designed Master of Business will improve my global outlook and give me the opportunity to tailor the program to meet my individual professional interests in marketing.

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