Course Description

NOTE: Continuing students should refer to the 2017 handbook entry for 33E Bachelor of Economics.

With a Bachelor of Economics, you will develop a detailed understanding of how decisions are made by individuals, firms, and governments through analysis of micro and macro economic environments for business and the broader community.

This on-campus, 3-year full-time or 7-year part-time course is offered at the Hobart campus, with a limited number of first year units are also available at the Launceston and Cradle Coast Campuses.

Tuition Fees

International Students: $28,450 per year full-time


3 years full time,

Starting dates

February, July

Graduate Rating

Graduates of Business & Management undergraduate courses at University of Tasmania rated their degrees as follows:

Teaching quality: 49.1% (national average 57.5%)
Improved skills: 73.6% (national average 79.0%)
Overall satisfaction: 73.9% (national average 78.3%)

The ratings above refer to the proportion of surveyed graduates who agreed with the statement about their undergraduate degree from University of Tasmania. You can find out more about these results here.

Employment Outcomes

Graduates of Business & Management undergraduate courses at University of Tasmania had the following employment outcomes:

Employed full time: 75.6% (national average 74.8%)
Studying full time: 19.8% (national average 11.4%)
Median full time salary: $55,000 (national average $55,000)

You can find out more about employment outcome results here.

Course codes

University of Tasmania Code: B3B

Entry Requirements

Domestic students must meet the University's General Entry Requirements. Accordingly, international students must meet the Admission Requirements for International Students.

International students must provide one of the following: UTASAccess Level 6 with a minimum overall score of 60% and no individual skill below 55%, or an IELTS score with an overall Band of 6 and no band less than 5.5, or a TOEFL (iBT) overall score of 72 (no individual skill must be lower than: Reading 10, Listening 9, Speaking 16, and, Writing 19) or a PTE Academic overall score of 50 with no score lower than 42, or provide evidence that you have studied for 2 years full-time with English as the sole medium of instruction and examination.