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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.

Courses

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

Our courses

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

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.

20 Nov 2018

When it comes to love: personality matters: QUT research

Men with a greater range of personality traits, especially those deemed extraverted, emotionally stable, agreeable or conscientious, have sex more often and produce more children, according to a new QUT study.

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.

5 Jul 2018

Calling all innovators - MIT Innovation and Entrepreneurship Bootcamp comes back to QUT

Entrepreneurs, intrapreneurs, visionaries and change-makers are being sought for next year’s MIT Innovation and Entrepreneurship Bootcamp: Innovation Everywhere to be held at QUT.

Contact us

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