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Bachelor of Commerce

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Finance (B, S, W*, X) - unit set code MJ-M30005

Finance is all about decision making. Do I buy or sell, invest or borrow? Finance specialists research and analyse the financial aspects of organisations and provide advice on investments. Studying finance will give you a broad understanding of the structure and operations of financial markets in Australia, plus the theory and techniques underlying financial management.   An honours year is available upon completion of this major sequence.

Career opportunities
You may find employment opportunities in banking, brokering, credit analysis, funds management, insurance, international finance, risk management, securities analysis or treasury management.


MAF101 Fundamentals of Finance (B, S, W, X)  

MAF202 Money and Capital Markets (B, S, W, X)  

MAF203 Business Finance (B, S, W, X)  

MAE356 Analytical Methods in Economics and Finance (B, S, W, X)  

Plus either one or two credit points of units from:

MAF302 Corporate Finance (B, S, W, X)  

MAF307 Equities and Investment Analysis (B, S, X, ONLINE)  

Depending on the choice above, plus one unit from:

MAF303 Treasury Management (B, S, X)  

MAF305 Bank Management (B)  

MFT306/MAF306 International Finance and Investment (B)  #

MAF308 Derivative Securities (B, X)  

MAF384 Financial Modelling (B, S)  



(i) Students who completed MAF101 in 2001 are ineligible to study MAF202.
(ii) At least two of the following units MAF302, MAF307 and MAF384 are compulsory units for intending Finance Honours students.
(iii) The units MAF305, MAF306/MFT306, MAF256.MAE356 and MAF308 are highly recommended units for intending Finance Honours students.

* Warrnambool students will be required to undertake one unit in off campus or online mode.

# MFT code denotes study tour version of the unit.

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