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 markets. They provide advice on investments and other areas of financial management. 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 decision-making. 

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Burwood (Melbourne), Waterfront (Geelong)*, Warrnambool*, Cloud (online)

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Professional recognition

This major is recognised through the CFA Institute University Affiliation Program.

Career outcomes

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

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  • Ethics for Financial Professionals MAA250
  • Money and Capital Markets MAF202
  • Business Finance MAF203
  • Analytical Methods in Economics and Finance MAE256
  • Equities and Investment Analysis MAF307
  • International Finance and Investment MAF306
  • Derivative and Fixed Income Securities MAF308
  • Corporate Finance MAF302
  • *Please note: Waterfront (Geelong) and Warrnambool students will be required to undertake units in Cloud (online) mode.