Economics courses

Turn your head for numbers towards an economics course

Help me choose a course

Introduction to Economics

Confront real business and governmental issues with economic theories. Investigate the world of international trade. Weigh financial issues against societal and environmental concerns. Stride into a career in analysis or economic policy evaluation.

Daniel studied business with Griffith University, through Open Universities Australia,

Discover economics courses

Online economics subjects and short courses

Discover 119 ways to study economics with leading Australian universities.

Explore economics courses

Economics study FAQs

Student stories and study advice

Do you need a masters to work in a library?

Librarians play an important role in keeping information accessible and helping people find what they need. But what qualifications do you actually need to become a librarian in Australia? 

Upskill your startup with a small business course

Starting your own business? Check out these online short courses, which are designed to help you manage, promote and grow a small business from the ground up. 

Edward on how OUA helped progress his career

When he realised how easy it was to study online, Edward went from squeezing through with a pass to achieving excellent marks.

Jordan’s story: a commerce degree from Curtin

Decades ago, no qualification was no big deal—but to compete in today's world, Jordan decided to enrol in his first degree.

We’re here to guide you to the right uni course

A student leaping from one side of a platform to another, with a blue sky in the background.

Open Universities Australia is a not-for-profit organisation helping every Australian to access thousands of university courses.

Over 479,000 students have enrolled in university through us since 1993.

Student reviews

Why study through us? Students say it best.

We’re here to support your studies from enrolment to completion 7 days a week.

How we can help you

Studying through Open Universities Australia means we take care of the guesswork and administration of university study, so you can focus on learning.

You don't need a strong academic history to go to uni

We make it possible for everyone to start university through single subjects, regardless of ATAR or study experience. These subjects are covered by government loans, and can be used to upskill or gain entry into a qualification.

You have the flexibility to start at multiple points during the year

We’re not restricted by a traditional academic calendar, so you can enrol when it suits your life. You also have total control over how you study. You can scale up (or down) your study load and even pause your course if you need to.

You can rely on us as an unbiased destination for online tertiary education

As a not for profit, we have your best interests at heart. Our advisors are here 7 days a week to guide and support you. It’s our priority to get you qualified with the university of your choice.

Enrol in courses from 28 of Australia's leading universities

Murdoch University logoUniversity of Tasmania logo
Swinburne University logoFlinders University logo
La Trobe University logoThe University of Newcastle logo
James Cook University Australia logoSouthern Cross University logo
University of South Australia logoGriffith University logo
University of Adelaide logoAustralian Catholic University logo
The University of Queensland logoMacquarie University logo
Victoria University logoBond University logo
RMIT University logoEdith Cowan University logo
University of Southern Queensland logoAustralian National University logo
University of New South Wales logoTorrens University Australia logo
University of New England logoThe University of Notre Dame Australia logo
Curtin University logoUniversity of the Sunshine Coast logo
Charles Sturt University logoDeakinCo. logo

Our friendly student advisors are here to help

We're here to guide you every step of the way with expert advice on:

  • Choosing a course that suits you best
  • Enrolling, and planning your studies
  • Understanding your funding options

Call, message, or chat with an advisor today.

Contact us

Talk to a student advisor

We'll be in touch to answer your questions, usually within 30 minutes during business hours.