Course Description

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.
7 reasons to study Finance

Work with real international organisations on real projects as part of our work integrated learning program.
Earn over $1,000 per week when you graduate*.

*Source: joboutlook.wa.gov 2018
Join a growing industry. Very strong future growth is expected for financial brokers*.

*Source: Australian Government Job Outlook
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.

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.

Duration

3 years full time, 6 years part time

Graduate Rating

Graduates of Business & Management undergraduate courses at Murdoch University rated their degrees as follows:

Teaching quality: 58.2% (national average 57.5%)
Improved skills: 75.9% (national average 79.0%)
Overall satisfaction: 73.5% (national average 78.3%)

The ratings above refer to the proportion of surveyed graduates who agreed with the statement about their undergraduate degree from Murdoch University. You can find out more about these results here.

Employment Outcomes

Graduates of Business & Management undergraduate courses at Murdoch University had the following employment outcomes:

Employed full time: 65.9% (national average 74.8%)
Studying full time: 10.1% (national average 11.4%)
Median full time salary: $55,000 (national average $55,000)

You can find out more about employment outcome results here.

Course codes

Murdoch University Code: B1318

Entry Requirements



Selection Rank: 70

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