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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

1 Nov 2018

Online sperm donors more agreeable: QUT study

As prospective parents increasingly seek sperm donors online, an international study has analysed what sort of men are donating sperm in this informal setting as opposed to a traditional clinic. And it seems a key characteristic is they are more agreeable.

30 Oct 2018

10c refund another ‘nudge' towards sustainability

Queenslanders will receive a ‘nudge’ in the form of a 10 cent refund on drink bottles and cans to be more sustainability conscious when the Container for Change scheme kicks off this week, says QUT behavioural economics expert Professor Uwe Dulleck.

27 Sep 2018

‘Man’, ‘Woman’ and ‘Other’: QUT research explores gender diversity

A growing number of people in Australia no longer see themselves as fitting into the traditional boxes of ‘man’ or ‘woman’, with more than 30 gender options available to choose from on some social media platforms and within government institutions.

17 Sep 2018

Start QUT for free while you’re still at high school

When Jarod Lam started attending lectures at QUT, he was still heading off to high school every day.

20 November

Fostering Executive Women Annual General Meeting 2018

The Gibson Room, Level 10, Z Block, QUT Gardens Point Campus, 2 George St, Brisbane

23 November

QUT Business School Research Student Colloquium

Z Block , QUT Gardens Point Campus

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