A competitve edge

"You get to practise in high-pressure situations and you learn so much. It gives you a competitive edge in job interviews." Adam Paterson, Financial Analyst, Foodstuffs

A photo of Adam Paterson, a graduate of the Business School and Financial Analyst for Foodstuffs.


Our staff have PhDs from some of the best universities in the world and are among the top ranked researchers in New Zealand. We look forward to helping you achieve your academic goals and aspirations.

  • About the department

    Get an overview of the department, its key activities and meet our Head of Department.

  • Why study Economics?

    What you will learn and study, the career paths open to you and the Business School programmes on offer from the department of Economics.

  • Department staff

    Search the directory for Economics staff members.

  • Study options

    Information about our undergraduate and postgraduate programmes, scholarships, prospectuses and students.

  • Our research

    Read about the department's research capabilities and visit the websites of our research centres.

  • Undergraduate courses

    View the list of undergraduate courses in the Department of Economics.

  • Contact us

    Our programme advisers, key department contacts and how to contact us.

  • NZ Economics Competition

    Started in 1997, it is the largest and most prestigious competition of its kind for secondary students.