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Think where global development, politics and business can take you
In today's world, economics is about more than just numbers. Economists keep economies strong and stable. They help poor nations develop. At Griffith, we’ll teach you how the world works and how markets communicate in an evolving industry. You’ll learn how to approach business with an innovative, creative mind-set that will set you apart. Your expertise will be sought by government agencies, leading banks and national policy makers. In the public sector your skills are needed to shape taxation, social security, and market regulation. In the private sector you can enjoy a lucrative career as a financial analyst, stockbroker or merger and acquisition advisor.
Study economics at Griffith
Join the new way of thinking
The world is catching up with a clear shift away from outdated business practices. The new Bachelor of business is a genuine alternative to traditional business degrees. It’s a whole new way of thinking for a whole new generation of future business professionals.
Learn more through internships
You’ll have the opportunity to get out of the classroom and into a real working environment through an enriching internship. Griffith Business School’s economics internships place you in the field and equip you with the professional skills you need to be work ready. Our industry partners include Deloitte Consulting, ACIL Allen Consulting, Queensland Treasury, Department of Transport and Main Roads, RACQ, Trade and Investment Queensland to name a few.
Cutting-edge trading rooms
Hone your skills in our market trading rooms that mimic the Australian Stock Exchange and use the same software as stockbroking and finance firms. You’ll have access to the best technology for an authentic, real world experience and the latest live financial feeds.
Griffith Business School is an accredited member of AACSB International which means our business degrees are internationally recognised for excellence and outstanding business education. It’s the most prestigious accreditation a business school can earn.
Our economics teachers are passionate about economics and combine a high academic profile with significant work experience outside academia. They have strong and active links with key international organisations like the United Nations, the World Bank, the World Trade Organization and the International Monetary Fund.
A double major in economics and finance at Griffith set Christina Ruiz up for a stellar start to her career. In 2014, she was named on the GradConnection list of Australia's most employable students. Judges highlighted her maturity and drive when also announcing her the winner of the Westpac Group Accounting and Financial Services category. On completion of her Bachelor of Commerce, Christina was offered a graduate position with Ernst and Young in Melbourne. 'As an opportunity to learn, grow and succeed, this is a fantastic first step in my career.'
Become a researcher
If you are considering ongoing research study, Griffith Business School has a number of disciplines where you can specialise by studying a PHD.
Unsure if you meet the entry requirements?
If you don’t meet the criteria for your degree, you can still come to Griffith. Our admission pathway options can help you improve your selection rank, upgrade to your preferred degree or satisfy subject prerequisites.
Forge your path with Business at Griffith
New thinking for the new economy
Inspiring generations and preparing business leaders.
Build your professional and social networks, and enhance your business skills with hundreds of practical activities.
Rewarding excellence and potential, no matter your background. Valued up to $20,000. ATAR 99.95–66.00
A world of opportunities
Griffith economics graduates have ended up working in some of the most prestigious economics bodies in Australia, including the Reserve Bank of Australia, the Productivity Commission and the Commonwealth Treasury.
You'll be prepared for a career in the banking and finance industry as an analyst or advisor, in property development or real estate, and in government policy, in fields like the environment, health, education and transport. Think internationally with organisations like the World Bank and the United Nations. A business degree from Griffith can prepare you for the future world of work, take you into careers like business management, commercial and taxation law, stockbroking and financial planning. And, as an economics graduate, you'll qualify for membership to the Economic Society of Australia (Queensland).
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Monday 13 July — Saturday 17 October
Trimester 2: Teaching and exams
Includes study and exam period from Thursday 1 October to Saturday 10 October.
Monday 26 October — Friday 30 October
Trimester 3: Orientation
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