Bachelor of Economics and Finance

University of Wollongong

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Undergraduate
CRICOS: 00102E

The Bachelor of Economics and Finance is for high achievers and as a graduate of the degree students will be able to identify and apply the tools of analysis to a wide range of economic issues, including the behaviour of consumers and firms, the labour market, the environment, fiscal and monetary policy, and international trade. The program involves compulsory core subjects in the first year, with options to major in either/or both Economics and/or Finance. Students will develop the skills necessary to make responsible professional judgements in their economic and financial decision-making. The final year culminates with an exciting applied research project capstone subject. This is an experiential learning opportunity that offers a workplace-based project, or a more traditional research-based project.


3 years full-time or a part-time equivalent.


  • Economics
  • Finance At least one 48 credit point major in Economics or Finance and at least one 24 credit point minor in Finance or Economics.

Standard entry requirements

DOMESTIC STUDENTS - ATAR-BASED ADMISSION OPTIONS Guaranteed entry selection ranks Entry to this course can be gained with: Minimum ATAR (Australian Tertiary Admission Rank) International Baccalaureate (IB) Interstate equivalent (such as the Victorian ENTER or Queensland OP) Results in an overseas qualification deemed equivalent to Australian year 12. The minimum score for guaranteed entry (or for consideration if this course has limited places) is an ATAR-Selection Rank of 80 or an IB of 29. This includes the effect of adjustment factors. Adjustment factors, such as the subjects you are studying, the area in which you live or equity and access schemes, are taken into consideration and these will be combined with your ATAR to adjust your selection rank and make it higher than your ATAR. These adjustments used to be called bonus points. ASSUMED KNOWLEDGE AND RECOMMENDED STUDIES The University assumes students will have studied any 2 units of English AND Mathematics INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS Applicants need to have achieved the required score in a qualification equivalent to the completion of 13 years of schooling in Australia. In order to succeed in your chosen course, it is assumed you have completed relevant subjects in your senior high school studies or other relevant qualifications. This is particularly important for degrees which have a strong basis in Mathematics or Science.


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Study pathways

If applicants can demonstrate they have met the learning outcomes for UOW subjects through prior learning, such as previous tertiary or TAFE qualifications, they may be eligible for credit towards their degree. Where relevant to the UOW degree, specified credit may be given for specific subject(s); where not relevant to the degree, unspecified credit may be awarded.

Study information

Campus Fees Mid year intake Attendance
Wollongong No No information available
UOW Shoalhaven Yes No information available
UOW Batemans Bay No No information available
UOW Bega No No information available
UOW Southern Highlands No No information available
UOW Southern Sydney (Loftus) No No information available

Further information

Students may complete the first year of this degree at all Australian campuses although they must attend the Wollongong campus to complete their degree.

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