Bachelor of Applied Economics
Total student fees
over 3 Years - details
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About the course
What can I expect out of this qualification?
Graduates can demonstrate self-directed and independent learning and are exposed to a range of issues and perspectives. They can identify, evaluate, document, disseminate and employ knowledge in the development of organisational learning. [i.e. transfer of knowledge into the firm/organisation, or application of knowledge to the firm/organisation], and employ techniques of structured analysis of complex situations to address a range of policy and decision-making issues for organisations. They communicate effectively through a variety of communication modes. Graduates can identify and evaluate ethical dilemmas and provide reasoned alternatives for their resolution. Graduates possess a broad advanced knowledge of mainstream economic thinking and a familiarity with its application in a range of organisational decision making situations. They can demonstrate a familiarity with the key quantitative tools of analysis that are applied to economic issues. They have a broad awareness of the impact of international factors and government economic policies on business.
Key Information for Students
A New Zealand university entrance qualification or equivalent.
See provider website for more details about entry to this qualification.
(what you pay)
Government tuition subsidy
(what the government pays)
A Compulsory Student Services Fee may be charged, see your provider for details.
National Graduate Outcomes
Outcomes for students who completed qualifications at the same level and in the same subject area, three years after completion:
|Earnings range||$45,036 - $62,839|
|In further study||15%|
|On a benefit||1%|
All KIS information is the most recent data available and relates to domestic students only.
Examples of related scholarships
Reserve Bank of New Zealand Māori and Pacific Islands' Scholarship
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$1,500 in first year, increasing to $2,500 in second year and to $3,500 in the final year of study.
This information comes from Generosity New Zealand. For more scholarships, search their givME database (formerly called BreakOut) via your college, university or local library website.
Where does this information come from?
The Key Information for Students data is compiled by the Tertiary Education Commission based on information provided by tertiary education providers and the Ministry of Education. Remember to check the provider’s website for further details.
The MyQ data is compiled by the Tertiary Education Commission based on responses to the MyQ survey provided by recent graduates of this qualification.
NZQA supplies all other information based on material from the provider.