School of Economics
and Finance

With a truly real-world emphasis on research and education programs, our innovative approach to teaching is linked directly to the employability of our students.

About us

The School of Economics and Finance is proud to be home to a number of academics who are world-class scholars in their areas of research. Research-based teaching is our mission and we place great care in delivering updated and state-of-the art curricula to our students.

We offer undergraduate courses in finance and economics with specialised options that include applied and quantitative economics, a Bachelor of Property Economics as well as a set of elective units in finance. At the postgraduate level, we offer Honours, Masters and PhD research programs, as well as the Master of Business (Applied Finance) program. We work together with other Schools to offer interdisciplinary courses in International Business and Financial Planning.

Courses

Our economics and finance courses are designed to incorporate theory and practical experiences to ensure our graduates are challenged and industry ready.

Our economics and finance courses

Queensland Economics Teachers Association (QETA) resources

Research

Our research excellence is enhanced by our strong links with leading academic, government and public sector partners.

Economics and finance research

Staff

Meet our academic staff including Head of School and discipline coordinators.

Our experts

Research seminars and conferences

We have a thriving research atmosphere with weekly seminars covering a range of economics and finance topics.

Our events

Visiting academics

Our School is proud to host leading researchers in the fields of economics and finance from around Australia and globally.

Academics visiting us

Connect with us

24 Nov 2020

No degree? No worries! Use your career as a fast track to postgrad study

By 2022, Lexie McGourty will have two impressive postgraduate qualifications from QUT under her belt – even though she doesn’t have an undergraduate degree. She’s one of many savvy QUT students who have used their career experience as a direct pathway into postgraduate study.

9 Nov 2020

QUT wins award for Bachelor of Business International

QUT Associate Dean International Andrew Paltridge and team member Ashleigh Burns, have won the Australian Business Dean Council award for Innovation and Excellence in International Education.

12 Oct 2020

QUT Outstanding Alumni Awards: QUT Young Alumnus of the Year announced

QUT Business School graduate and tech entrepreneur Matt Fairhurst has been named the QUT Young Alumnus of the Year for his business leadership and advocacy for those less fortunate.

1 Oct 2020

QUT Outstanding Alumni Awards: QUT Business School winner announced

ABC Deputy Chair Dr Kirstin Ferguson has been named the QUT Business School Outstanding Alumni Award winner for her business leadership and commitment to gender diversity and inclusion in the workforce.

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