Study economics and finance

Work with real-time financial data in our Securities Dealing Room.

Why study economics and finance at QUT?

  • Our Master of Business (Applied Finance) was ranked the best in finance masters degrees in Australia by the Financial Times in 2016.
  • Get hands-on experience with real-time financial market data in our Securities Dealing Room.
  • Undertake hands-on projects in finance, including capital investment appraisal, firm valuation, portfolio allocations and risk management.
  • Analyse real-world commercial, social and environmental issues in economics to get a practical understanding of economics applications.
  • Graduate with two masters degrees with the international double masters program, including overseas study.

Short courses and professional development

Work with real-time financial markets

Access the latest Bloomberg data in our Securities Dealing Room. Get insight into the real-world financial industry and experience the dynamic nature of financial markets and the fast pace of real-time asset price movement.

Choose your stream of economics

Choose to study quantitative economics or policy (applied) economics during your Bachelor of Business (Economics). Quantitative economics covers econometrics, game theory and behavioural economics. Students in the policy stream study environmental and international economics, and economics of the real world. Both specialisations will give you the expertise and understanding you'll need to move forward in your economics career.

Study overseas

Take advantage of opportunities for international study programs as part of your course. Make international connections, learn a new language or culture, and experience living and studying at an overseas institution.

The Master of Business (Applied Finance) may give you the opportunity to earn two masters degrees with our international double masters program. Complete part of your degree at a leading European university, and earn credit towards a degree from both institutions.

Learn from the best

Our lecturers have extensive experience in finance, government policy-making and in the economics and finance industry. Their teaching is based on current industry trends and ideas, and incorporates real-world situations and outcomes.

The QUT Business School was the first school in Australia to earn triple accreditation by international accrediting bodies: the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business, International (AACSB); the European Foundation for Management Development (EQUIS); and the Association of MBAs (AMBA).

This means that our courses are recognised around the world as being among the best in business education.

Our Master of Business (Applied Finance) was recently ranked the best in finance masters degrees Australia by the Financial Times.

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