Finance is the science of managing money in international and domestic financial markets. It is concerned with investment decisions, valuing financial assets, managing funds and developing strategies to minimise financial risk.

Graduate positions exist in investment management, the financial sector and in the finance departments of large corporations. Recent graduate positions include: Asset Management Analyst, Credit Analyst, Financial Analyst, Financial Planner, Funds Management Analyst, Investment Analyst, Investment Banker, Risk Management Analyst, Stockbroker and Wealth Management Analyst.

Studying Finance at UNSW

Finance is offered as an undergraduate major by the UNSW Business School for students enrolled in commerce or economics degrees. The Finance major is designed for students who would like to work in investment management or in the financial or corporate sectors. It aims to develop specialist finance knowledge and particularly complements studies in Accounting, Financial Economics, Business Law, Marketing or Management.

Students with a Distinction average in their Finance courses are invited to join the Honours program, requiring an additional year of study. An Honours year adds extra value to an undergraduate degree and is highly regarded by employers.

Finance can be studied as 

Specialisation Stream Type Stream
Finance Major FINSA13573

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