Bachelor of Commerce – Major: Economics

The study of Economics in the University’s School of Business provides students with an ability to employ economic reasoning to solve a range of problems in the social and business worlds. A major in Economics may prepare students for employment as policy advisors in the Public Sector, both at a state and federal level. In the private sector, graduates may use skills and knowledge gained in this degree to obtain employment in the finance and banking industries.

The Economics major is designed to impart the necessary technical and conceptual skills and competencies to equip students for success in this field. There is also a strong emphasis placed on communication skills and ethics.


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CourseBachelor of Commerce (Major: Economics)
Duration3 years full-time or equivalent part-time
Practicum150 hrs Practicum Information
Recommended
Year 12 Subjects
Tertiary entrance level English, Economics, Mathematics and Accounting & Finance
Loan SchemeFEE-HELP FEE-HELP Information
CampusFremantle (also available at Sydney)
Study ModeFull-time, Part-time
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Outline of Studies
A major in Economics is designed to prepare students for employment as policy advisors in the public sector, both at a state and federal level and in the private sector, especially in the finance and banking industry.
Practical Component
Notre Dame gives students a solid foundation for long-term career success. The Business degrees combine academic programs with a four to six week business internship, usually undertaken after the fourth semester. This enables students to gain valuable on-the-job experience and provides opportunities to interact with professional practitioners in their chosen industry.

The internship program delivers essential career-seeking skills through CV workshops, interviewing technique classes, coaching sessions and assistance for students to fi nd their perfect match for an internship placement. An internship provides students with the valuable opportunity of putting theory into practice.
Career Opportunities
The Economics major makes it possible to gain employment in the public or private sectors in areas such as:
  • banking
  • finance
  • general business
  • government
  • mining
  • retailing


Practicum
Notre Dame gives students a solid foundation for long-term career success. The Business degrees combine academic programs with a four to six week business internship, usually undertaken after the fourth semester. This enables students to gain valuable on-the-job experience and provides opportunities to interact with professional practitioners in their chosen industry.

The internship program delivers essential career-seeking skills through CV workshops, interviewing technique classes, coaching sessions and assistance for students to find their perfect match for an internship placement. An internship provides students with the valuable opportunity of putting theory into practice.

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