Bachelor of Economics

The Bachelor of Economics (BEc or BEcon) is a four-year academic degree in the social sciences field of commerce and includes the study of microeconomics, macroeconomics, econometrics, economic statistics, history of economic thought and political economy.

Some universities offer undergraduate degree students the opportunity to specialise in a particular area of economics, such as agricultural economics, econometrics, environmental and resource economics, financial economics, and political economy.[1]

By country

In Australia, a Bachelor of Economics with Honours degree is a four-year degree and is taken subsequently as an extension to the three-year Bachelor of Economics. The degree consists of a single-year full-time program. The degree requires more academic courses with a researched thesis component.[2]

In Hong Kong, the University of Hong Kong offers a four-year Bachelor of Economics degree,[3] with an option to take a double major in Economics and Finance.[4]

See also


  1. "BACHELOR OF ECONOMICS". The University of Sydney.
  2. "Bachelor of Economics (Honours)". University of Sydney. Retrieved 2018-10-17.
  3. "Bachelor of Economics [BEcon]". University of Hong Kong. Retrieved 2018-10-17.
  4. "Bachelor of Economics and Finance [BEcon&Fin]". University of Hong Kong. Retrieved 2018-10-17.
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