Specialisation

Major - Applied Finance

Western Sydney University Major Code: MT2021.1

Status: CURRENT
This version of the specialisation is available to new and continuing students.


Related Courses

1818.1 Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Business
1818.2 Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Business
1818.3 Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Business
1819.1 Bachelor of Communication/Bachelor of Business
1819.2 Bachelor of Communication/Bachelor of Business
1819.3 Bachelor of Communication/Bachelor of Business
1820.1 Bachelor of International Studies/Bachelor of Business
1820.2 Bachelor of International Studies/Bachelor of Business
2786.1 Bachelor of Business
2786.2 Bachelor of Business
2786.3 Bachelor of Business
2787.1 Bachelor of Business (Advanced Business Leadership)
2787.2 Bachelor of Business (Advanced Business Leadership)
2788.2 Bachelor of Business/Bachelor of Laws
2788.3 Bachelor of Business/Bachelor of Laws
3728.1 Bachelor of Engineering (Honours)/Bachelor of Business
3728.2 Bachelor of Engineering (Honours)/Bachelor of Business
3728.3 Bachelor of Engineering (Honours)/Bachelor of Business
3737.2 Bachelor of Information and Communications Technology/Bachelor of Business
3744.2 Bachelor of Information Systems/Bachelor of Business
3745.2 Bachelor of Information Systems Advanced/Bachelor of Business
4748.2 Bachelor of Science/Bachelor of Business
4748.3 Bachelor of Science/Bachelor of Business
6037.1 Diploma in Business/Bachelor of Business
6037.2 Diploma in Business/Bachelor of Business

Available to students in other Western Sydney University Courses : NO


The Applied Finance major equips you with the expert skills to create a career as a finance specialist. In this major you will develop in-depth knowledge of finance with a focus on investment and securities, economics, and banking and finance. The core units in the Bachelor of Business will provide you a foundation of business knowledge and develop your skills in innovation, career planning, and numeracy. The Applied Finance major builds on this knowledge and skills in an applied discipline based context. Finance specialists work in a range of roles within the rapidly growing finance sector. This major fulfils the educational requirements for admission as an Associate (A Fin) of the Financial Services Institute of Australasia (FINSIA) provided the applicant is at least working in the financial services industry. All other students are eligible to apply for Affiliate membership (no postnominals apply).


Location

Campus Mode Specialisation Advice
Parramatta City Campus-Macquarie Street Internal Course Advice
Sydney City Campus Internal Neelam Goela
Uni of Economics Ho Chi Minh City Internal Course Advice

Major Structure

Qualification for this major requires the successful completion of 80 credit points including all of the core units listed below.

Core Units for this Major

200818 Bank Management
200488 Corporate Financial Management
200079 Derivatives
200916 Economic and Financial Modelling
200048 Financial Institutions and Markets
200055 International Finance
200819 Investment Management
200921 Security Analysis and Business Valuation

Professional Units for Careers in Money

Students undertaking the Applied Finance major are advised to take the following four units to satisfy the requirements for their professional core:

200537 Economics and Finance Engagement Project
200917 Innovation, Enterprise and Society
200914 Working in Professions

Choose one of

200052 Introduction to Economic Methods
200032 Statistics for Business

Recommended Sequence

Qualification for the award of Bachelor of Business with a major in Applied Finance requires the successful completion of 240 credit points as per the recommended sequence below.

Full-time

Year 1

Autumn session

200909 Enterprise Law
200910 Financing Enterprises
200048 Financial Institutions and Markets

Choose one of

200052 Introduction to Economic Methods
200032 Statistics for Business

Spring session

200912 Enterprise Leadership
200488 Corporate Financial Management
200911 Enterprise Innovation and Markets

And one elective

Year 2

Autumn session

200819 Investment Management
200914 Working in Professions

And two electives

Spring session

200916 Economic and Financial Modelling
200055 International Finance

And two electives

Year 3

Autumn session

200818 Bank Management
200079 Derivatives
200917 Innovation, Enterprise and Society

And one elective

Spring session

200921 Security Analysis and Business Valuation

Enterprise Engaged Unit:

200537 Economics and Finance Engagement Project

And two electives

Part-time

Year 1

Autumn session

200909 Enterprise Law
200048 Financial Institutions and Markets

Spring session

200911 Enterprise Innovation and Markets
200910 Financing Enterprises

Year 2

Autumn session

200488 Corporate Financial Management

Choose one of

200052 Introduction to Economic Methods
200032 Statistics for Business

Spring session

200912 Enterprise Leadership

And one elective

Year 3

Autumn session

200819 Investment Management

And one elective

Spring session

200914 Working in Professions

And one elective

Year 4

Autumn session

200055 International Finance

And one elective

Spring session

200916 Economic and Financial Modelling

And one elective

Year 5

Autumn session

200818 Bank Management
200917 Innovation, Enterprise and Society

Spring session

200079 Derivatives

And one elective

Year 6

Autumn session

Enterprise Engaged Unit:

200537 Economics and Finance Engagement Project

And one elective

Spring session

200921 Security Analysis and Business Valuation

And one elective



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