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Economics Double Degree Major (BA/BCom)
Undergraduate Double Degree Major
- Economics Double Degree Major (BA/BCom)
A full-time study load usually consists of 200 credits (approximately eight units) per year, with 100 credits (approximately four units) in each semester.
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This double degree major has been designed for those who seek careers in both the public and private sector. Students will acquire sound analytical skills which are highly valued in careers in the business world.
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What you'll learn
- use relevant technologies and methodologies to investigate economic and social issues in ways that demonstrate critical thinking and responsible judgement
- demonstrate an understanding of cultural diversity and how this both affects economic and social behaviour and informs respectful and responsible professional practice
- demonstrate industry readiness through the development of sound practical economic analyses, and critical reflection of individual capabilities and current, emerging and future local and global challenges
- apply knowledge of economic models, data and methods to complex economic and social issues and identify innovative solutions that are relevant to affected communities
- communicate professionally, and in ways that are responsible and appropriate given the economic local, national and/or international context
At Curtin, we understand that everyone’s study journey has been different.
You may have already studied some of the units (subjects) listed in your Curtin course, or you may have work experience that matches the degree requirements.
If this applies to you, you can apply for credit for recognised learning (CRL), which means your previous study is recognised and matched against a similar unit in your intended Curtin course.
A successful CRL application exempts you from having to complete certain units within your course and means you could finish your degree in a shorter amount of time.
CRL is also known as recognition of prior learning, advanced standing and credit transfer.
Use the CRL search to find out how much CRL you qualify for, or contact us at:
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- Curtin course code: MDDU-ECONS
- Last updated on: November 27, 2021