Key Program - Banking and Finance

Western Sydney University Key Program Code: KP2504BF.1

This version of the specialisation is available only to continuing or completing students.

Available to students in other Western Sydney University Courses : NO

Those completing the banking and finance key program can access a range of finance careers, in particular with a variety of financial institutions. This program provides a strong grasp of finance along with core studies in economics. Students can choose electives in other areas, or may choose to add further economics electives ranging from political economy to applied econometrics, and/or finance electives covering areas from superannuation to investment and risk management.


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Key Program Structure

Year 1

200525 Principles of Economics
200101 Accounting Information for Managers
200540 Globalisation and Australia
200048 Financial Institutions and Markets
200488 Corporate Financial Management
200052 Introduction to Economic Methods
200549 The Australian Macroeconomy

And one elective

Year 2

200547 Macroeconomic Theory
200061 Financial Institutions Management
200062 Financial Institutions Lending
200053 Economic Modelling
200531 Industry Economics and Markets

And three electives

Year 3

Choose two of

200059 Financial Economics
200518 Behavioural Finance
200079 Derivatives
200054 Applied Econometrics
200077 The Superannuation Industry

Choose two of

200532 Government and the Economy
200546 Macroeconomic Issues
200065 Political Economy

And four electives

Major and Sub-major elective spaces

Elective units may be used toward obtaining an additional approved major (80 credit points) or sub-major (40 credit points).

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