Economy and Society, Minor (0319)

  • Western Sydney University Minor Code: 0319

Available to students in other Western Sydney University Programs:  Yes.  Check that your program has the available credit points required to complete the subjects in this field of study. Any requisite requirements must also be met. Consult your Program Advisor for further advice.

The Economy and Society minor is a multi-disciplinary social science academic program centred on human behaviour in the creation of sustainable economies. The minor will equip students with analytical skills to understand complex economic issues from a broader social science perspective. It will also examine the politics of policy making. This area of academic and intellectual interest complements any major from within the Bachelor of Social Science.

Note: Subjects for this minor are offered on different campuses, potential students should ensure that they are able to manage their study and travel before enrolling in this minor.


Campus Attendance Mode Advice
Liverpool Campus Full-time Internal Professor Mary Hawkins
Liverpool Campus Part-time Internal Professor Mary Hawkins

Minor Structure

Students must complete 40 credit points as follows. 

Subject Title Credit Points
Students must complete the following compulsory subject:
ECON 1011Principles of Economics10
Choose one of:10
Housing Markets and Policy
Globalisation and Sustainability
Issues in World Development: Rich World, Poor World
Students must complete the following compulsory subject:
HUMN 1026Global Structures, Local Cultures10
Choose one of:10
Revaluing Indigenous Economics (Day Mode)
The Australian Macroeconomy
The Economics of Cities and Regions
Total Credit Points40