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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, 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 courses


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

2 May 2019

QUT Student Managed Investment Fund: A financially sound decision

The transition from full-time study to full-time work can be a little daunting. And students often report they find it difficult to get graduate positions without prior industry experience.QUT’s Student Managed Investment Fund (QUT SMIF) is combatting this by offering students hands-on experience in managing a real investment portfolio of stocks, bonds, and other assets.

26 Nov 2018

National Indigenous Research Conference comes to Brisbane

Researchers, policymakers and Indigenous organisations will gather at QUT in Brisbane in July for the 2019 AIATSIS National Indigenous Research Conference.

21 - 22 May

Workshop on International Economics: New Trends in Theoretical and Empirical Studies

Gibson Room (Room Z1064), Gardens Point Campus, Z Block, Level 10, Gibson Room (Room Z1064)

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If you’re interested in connecting, partnering or studying with us, contact us.