Gardens Point Campus
2 George Street Brisbane Queensland 4000
CRICOS course code: 003491G
Level of study: Undergraduate
Finance is a dynamic field, focusing on the borrowing, lending and investing of money by individuals, financial institutions, business and government organisations. Professional financiers administer the finance function of organisations, analysing and interpreting information to assess their needs and provide advice.
With a degree in finance you will develop the skills to analyse business portfolios and provide recommendations for best financial returns. In this course you have the opportunity to listen to real-world practitioners as they explain how the value of investments changes over time.
You will learn core concepts and skills in finance related to project evaluation, capital structure, security analysis and pricing, portfolio management, international finance and risk management.
Throughout this course you will take part in hands-on projects including capital investment appraisal, firm valuation, portfolio allocations and risk management using up-to-date information from our Securities Dealing Room.
Students who are keen to gain a deeper understanding of finance should consider enrolling in one or both of the finance extensions. Empirical finance extension develops students’ advanced technical and research skills and is a useful foundation for students considering honours. Financial services extension is designed for students considering a career in the banking and financial services sectors.
If you are fascinated by foreign investment, exchange rates, stock market fluctuations or corporate finance, consider a career in finance.
Study capital planning, funds acquisition, stock broking, and investments management
Take part in hands-on projects including quantitative data analysis, and practise your skills in our Securities Dealing Room.
Prepare yourself for a career as a banking and finance professional, business analyst, corporate secretary, risk manager or investment manager.
Financial management skills are in demand by businesses of all kinds. The skills you develop in this course will prepare you for a variety of career paths including investment strategy, financial portfolio management, stock analysis or even corporate borrowing and managing foreign exchange risk.
Graduate positions include:
financial markets dealer
banking and finance professional
Commercial Banking Professional
Financial Project Manager
Foreign Exchange Dealer
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Queensland University of Technology (QUT)Gardens Point Campus
IELTS Academic score of 6.5 with Listening, Reading, Writing and Speaking score of 6; TOEFL iBT score of 79 with Listening, Reading score of 16, Writing score of 21 and Speaking score of 18; Pearson PTE (Academic) score of 58 with Listening, Reading, Writing and Speaking score of 50; Cambridge English Advanced (CAE) score of 176 with Listening, Reading, Writing and Speaking score of 169.