Bachelor of Economics and Finance

University of Wollongong

The Bachelor of Economics and Finance is for high achievers and as a graduate of the degree students will be able to identify and apply the tools of analysis to a wide range of economic issues, including the behaviour of consumers and firms, the labour market, the environment, fiscal and monetary policy, and international trade. The program involves compulsory core subjects in the first year, with options to major in either/or both Economics and/or Finance. Students will develop the skills necessary to make responsible professional judgements in their economic and financial decision-making. The final year culminates with an exciting applied research project capstone subject. This is an experiential learning opportunity that offers a workplace-based project, or a more traditional research-based project.

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At a glance

Type of Institution: University
Level: Undergraduate
Campus/Location: UOW Shoalhaven
UOW Bega
UOW Batemans Bay
UOW Southern Highlands
UOW Southern Sydney (Loftus)
Wollongong
Institution CRICOS: 00102E

Subjects

  • Economics
  • Finance At least one 48 credit point major in Economics or Finance and at least one 24 credit point minor in Finance or Economics.

UOW focuses on offering personalised experiences and outstanding learning environments.  At this university you will have the support you need to do your best.  There is a comprehensive range of services for learning support and wellbeing.  UOW is a top ranked Australian university for student experience, with five stars for “Student Support” and “Teaching Quality” in the 2018 Good Universities Guide.  The University’s commitment to students is evident in UOW graduates, who are recognised for their capability, quality and success in the global workplace; for the tenth year in a row UOW is ranked by employers in the top 1% of universities in the world. (QS World University Rankings Graduate Employers survey, 2018)  

Study in Wollongong

The City of Wollongong is one of Australia’s most beautiful cities.  It’s located just 90 minutes south of Sydney – close enough to be within the daily reach of the Sydney CBD, but without the crowds, pollution and expense of a big city. The UOW Wollongong campus lies between green mountains and the broad, blue waters of the Pacific Ocean offering you a quality of life that’s hard to beat. It’s an ideal learning environment and there are also plenty of exciting activities to keep you entertained when you are not studying.

The University offers a range of flexible and affordable accommodation options for international students both on-campus and nearby. And you can’t beat Wollongong for getting around! The “Gong Shuttle” buses provide regular, free transport to the uni and around the City of Wollongong 7 days a week.

There are over 125 student clubs and societies on campus to enhance students’ personal, social and academic development, including UOW’s Vietnamese Student Association.  Other popular groups on campus for Vietnamese students include International Student Programs, incorporating English conversation groups, social events and sightseeing trips, and social sport, using UOW’s fabulous sporting facilities to reduce stress and stay healthy.

Wollongong campus study areas

Bachelor, Master and PhD degrees are offered in the following areas:

  • Business
  • Engineering & Information Sciences
  • Law, Humanities & the Arts
  • Science, Medicine & Health
  • Social Sciences

Study in Sydney

In addition to its original Wollongong campus, UOW offers some of its most popular Business programs in downtown Sydney.  The Sydney campus is just minutes’ walk from Sydney Harbour and the famous Opera House.  It is a welcoming place to study and provides access to the latest technology, learning development mentors and workshops, student counsellors and networking events.

Sydney campus study areas

Master programs in Business.  

Study in South Western Sydney

UOW South Western Sydney offers undergraduate and postgraduate degrees that meet the demands of Sydney’s rapidly expanding South West. 

South Western Sydney study areas

Arts, Business, IT, Health Management and Double Degrees in Arts/Law and Business/Law 

UOW College

Located on the Main Wollongong campus, UOW College offers a range of quality English language and academic pathway (Foundation, Diploma) courses. 

Phone: +61 2 4221 3218 

Email: futurestudents@uow.edu.au

Address: Future Students, University of Wollongong, NSW, 2522, Australia

Web: www.uow.edu.au/future/international/vietnam

UOW CRICOS: 00102E; UOW College CRICOS 02723D

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