Learn about the operations in financial markets and institutions. Finance weighs the decision-making processes where uncertainty is involved – from the effects of interest rates to the risk of pricing assets and liabilities.

Being Secretary of the Deakin Finance Association has allowed me to work with other clubs and to network outside of the University with top business firms.

Charlotte McFarlane

bachelor of commerce/bachelor of law

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When you travel and experience other cultures, you don't just learn about the world – you learn about yourself. Go on a team business internship to Jakarta and work in leading financial organisations, all while earning credit towards your degree.

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Deakin Business School (DBS) is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB). Only five per cent of business programs worldwide are AACSB accredited and DBS is one of only three in Victoria.

Other accreditation includes:

  • EPAS
  • European Foundation for Management Development 
  • Finance and Treasury Association
  • Financial Planning Association 
  • Financial Services Institute of Australia.

Career opportunities

The finance major equips you for entry into the finance and investment areas in business organisations, firms involved in the finance industry or the government sector. Career opportunities include:

  • banking
  • international finance
  • broking/risk management
  • credit analysis
  • securities analysis
  • funding management
  • treasury management
  • insurance.

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Jack McNaught, a Deakin lecturer, and Deakin students, Shaun Chung-Buckland, Daniel Saliba and Jennifer Lowe, talk about the Bachelor of Commerce at Deakin.

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