Key Program - Applied Economics

Western Sydney University Key Program Code: KT2001.1

Related Courses

2739.2 Bachelor of Business and Commerce

Available to students in other Western Sydney University Courses: YES, but restrictions apply.

This key program will no longer be offered from 2011. This key program is constructed to provide general skills in economics along with specific core expertise in financial management and financial economics. This knowledge can be used in all areas of banking and finance, investment and funds management, government, industry and the service sector.

Key Program Structure

Qualification for this award requires the successful completion of 240 credit points which includes compulsory units plus units associated with a particular business discipline (together making up the Key Program) and free elective units as outlined in the structure below. Students must complete a minimum of 60 credit points within their Key Program at Level 3; for some Key Programs this may include a combination of core units and elective units

Year 1

Autumn session

200184 Introduction to Business Law
200336 Business Academic Skills
200525 Principles of Economics

Choose one of the following two units:

200052 Introduction to Economic Methods
200032 Statistics for Business

Spring session

200083 Marketing Principles
200101 Accounting Information for Managers
200549 The Australian Macroeconomy
200571 Management Dynamics

Year 2

Autumn session

200547 Macroeconomic Theory
200048 Financial Institutions and Markets

And two electives

Spring session

200053 Economic Modelling
200531 Industry Economics and Markets

And two electives

Year 3

Autumn session

Engaged Learning Unit

200537 Economics and Finance Engagement Project

One alternate unit

One elective

Choose one of

200530 Microeconomic Theory and Applications
200054 Applied Econometrics
200546 Macroeconomic Issues

Spring session

One alternate unit

And three electives

Alternate Units

200065 Political Economy
200075 Urban and Regional Economics
200081 Managerial Economics

Major and Sub-major elective spaces

Elective units may be used toward obtaining an additional approved major (80 credit points) or sub-major (40 credit points).

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