Globalisation is rapidly changing the scope and nature of international business and trade, and business success is highly dependent on the ability to understand and respond to economic issues and forces. Designed for students from any academic discipline, this program advances understanding of economics across business and the public sector. Students develop specialised knowledge of the extensive implications and opportunities arising from the process of international economic and financial integration. The program is founded upon a platform of microeconomics, macroeconomics and statistics, and shows how economic principles may be applied to issues in the international economy. Electives enable students to focus on their specific needs and interests. Graduates of this program possess a qualification with critical skills and competencies required in commercial enterprises; financial and investment operations; government departments; and development-related organisations. This qualification positions working professionals for advancement.
Graduates will have the opportunity to progress to the following programs:
– Master of Advanced Economics
– Doctor of Philosophy