Undergraduate

Finance

Take your love of numbers to the next level as you dive into corporate finance, treasury management, investment analysis and international finance.

What type of student are you?

Murdoch code

MJ-FINA

Study mode

Part Time or Full Time

Selection rank

70

CRICOS code

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Five-star rating

For Learner Engagement and Student Support for Accounting, Business and Management. 1

Global top 100

Ranked in the top 100 universities in the world under 50 years of age. 2

Top 20%

Ranked in the top 20% of universities in Australia for teaching quality. 3

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Overview

This degree could lead you to a big role with a big salary package – but that’s not the only option. Depending on your life goals, you could find your rewards in not-for-profit organisations, government agencies or start-ups.

You’ll learn to explore business opportunities, analyse problems and find solutions. Learn how to make informed decisions and shape business interactions in a creative, confident and ethical way.

You’ll learn to understand capital investment, cost of capital, sources of funds, dividend policy, working capital management, efficient capital markets, portfolio management, the use of options, futures, forward exchange contracts and more.

6 reasons to study Finance at Murdoch

  • Work with real international organisations on real projects as part of our work integrated learning program.
  • Join a growing industry. Very strong future growth is expected for financial brokers*.
    *Source: Australian Government Job Outlook 2020
  • Build your network of contacts by becoming a member of professional bodies and associations through our industry connections.
  • Learn from experts in finance as they share their experience and insights from a range of perspectives.
  • Study two majors in three years and graduate with two specialisations, further enhancing your career prospects.
  • Learn how to identify business opportunities, analyse problems and make vital business decisions.

What you’ll learn

Build the knowledge and skills you need to meet your career or study goals. Here are some of the things you’ll learn:

  • investment analysis
  • international finance
  • corporate finance
  • finance law
  • treasury management.

Your future career

With this qualification, you can pursue career opportunities across the world in stockbroking, insurance and banking, and in public, private or not-for profit organisations.

Careers could include:

  • Credit Manager
  • Financial Analyst or Manager
  • Investment Strategist
  • Chief Financial Officer (CFO)
  • Finance Broker.

You could work for consultancy or professional services firms, universities or institutions, government agencies, banks, brokerage firms and more.

Professional recognition

When you graduate, you could be eligible for associate membership of the Financial Services Institute of Australasia (FINSIA).

For more details about this course, please download our information pack.

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Study areas

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You can apply to start studying at the following times.
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Internal External
Murdoch University Dubai, UAE Trimester 1 Trimester 1
Trimester 2 Trimester 2
Trimester 3 Trimester 3
Kaplan Higher Education Institute and Kaplan Higher Education Academy, Singapore Trimester 1 Trimester 1
Trimester 2 Trimester 2
Trimester 3 Trimester 3
Murdoch Semester 1 Semester 1
Semester 2 Semester 2
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Entry requirements

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English Requirements

You must be able to meet a minimum standard in English to study at Murdoch, which may include the successful completion of a variety of English proficiency tests.

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Advanced Standing

Everyone has a different path to university so if you’ve already completed formal or informal learning, you could receive advanced standing. Also known as recognition of prior learning, advanced standing can reduce the amount of study needed to complete your degree by giving you credit for certain units.

Formal learning can include previous study in higher education vocational education or adult and community education. Informal learning can include on the job learning, various kinds of work and life experience.

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Adjustment for Murdoch RISE

Murdoch RISE is a selection rank adjustment, as part of our commitment to helping students from regional, Indigenous and low socio-economic backgrounds gain university entry.

If you achieve an ATAR of 60.00 - 89.95, a Murdoch RISE adjustment factor of up to 10.00 points may help you get into your preferred course. Murdoch RISE can increase your selection rank up to a maximum of 90.00.

There’s no application or need to register. If you are eligible, the adjustment factor is automatically added to your raw ATAR score when you apply.

 

This information applies to courses offered at our Australian campuses only. Courses offered at our Dubai, Singapore and Myanmar campuses or delivered by Open Universities Australia may have different requirements.

Advanced Standing

Everyone has a different path to university so if you’ve already completed formal or informal learning, you could receive advanced standing. Also known as recognition of prior learning, advanced standing can reduce the amount of study needed to complete your degree by giving you credit for certain units.

Formal learning can include previous study in higher education vocational education or adult and community education. Informal learning can include on the job learning, various kinds of work and life experience.

Find out more

 

This information applies to courses offered at our Australian campuses only. Courses offered at our Dubai, Singapore and Myanmar campuses or delivered by Open Universities Australia may have different requirements.

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