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  • Teaching and Learning

    We offer a Bachelor of Economics degree with an emphasis on applied policy analysis, Honours in Economics program, and a range of other Undergraduate Options

    Our Postgraduate offerings include a Graduate Certificate in Behavioural Economics,  a course-based PhD Program, and a range of short course offerings and microcredentials.

    NEWS!  Register your interest for Mircocredentials Rationality and Incentives and short course Impact Evaluation Methods

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    Find out about our research, its strengths, and achievements. Take a look at our seminar seriespast events, and view our monthly eNewsletters. 

    Our research activities are supported by the Centre for Policy and Market Design and the UTS Behavioural Laboratory.

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  • Steve: One of the things I really like about economics is that it gives you the ability to understand a lot of what's going on in the world. 
    Jingjing: Economics actually tells you how the world works. We not only learn about the general rules that govern the markets; we also learn why sometimes markets fail and why sometimes markets succeed. 
    Emil: Economics combines a set of analytical tools. We use mathematics and statistics, but at the same time we apply those tools to very human problems and very social problems. 
    Steve: UTS is a great place to study economics, particularly if you're interested in how public policy, policy analysis ... basically applying economic theory to the lives of real people. 
    Emil: We have some great faculty here who do truly outstanding research on real world problems. We're all very keen to share the insights of that research in our teaching. 
    Steve: It's a real global mix of economists.
    Emil: We aim to equip graduates with skills in mathematical modeling, critical thinking, and data analysis. 
    Jingjing: Also, adaptive skill. That means you can transform your skill into different environments. It's not only that they learned from this degree but they learned the way of thinking. 
    Emil: The bachelor of economics includes 24 subjects in total, typically taken over the course of three years. These include 11 core economic subjects, one of which is a capstone project that you undertake at the end of your final year. You'll then take at least four economic electives. That gives you an opportunity to specialize in particular areas of economics that you're interested in. With the remaining nine subjects, you could do a major in another business discipline to complement your degree in economics, or you could use them to do multiple submajors, or you could use them as part of an exchange. The bachelor of economics is a relatively small program, which allows you to develop a very close network with your fellow students, who share your passion for economics. 
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    Foundations of Utility and Risk Conference 2020 (FUR)

    This conference has been postponed to June/July 2021.