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.


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


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

Economics and finance research


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

7 Mar 2021

Inspiring women: Meet QUT's budding entrepreneurs

QUT has welcomed its first cohort of Budding Entrepreneurship Scholars – four talented young women who have each secured a $24,000 scholarship to help them through their studies and on their entrepreneurial journey.

16 Feb 2021

First-year students start new chapter at uni

Years of hard work and goal-chasing will pay off for more than 12,000 new QUT students next week when they start university.

2 Feb 2021

Think before you act: Cooperation not intuitive for Christians or atheists

A QUT-led study of more than 2500 practising Christians and atheists in the United States has found their levels of cooperation increase with deliberation, and they were not intuitively cooperative like previous studies on religion and cooperation have suggested.

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.

22 April

School of Economics and Finance Seminar Series with Dr Pat Akey, University of Toronto

When: 12:00am - 11:00pm 22nd April

Where: Zoom Meeting ID: 827 6906 6857; Password: 585649

21 April

School of Economics and Finance Public Lecture - Mr Mitchell Bishop (CS Energy)

When: 12:00am - 11:00pm 21st April

Where: GP-Z406, Gardens Point Campus, Z Block, Level 4

Contact us

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