Specialisation

Major - Finance

Western Sydney University Major Code: M2504FIN.1

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


Related Courses

2739.2 Bachelor of Business and Commerce
2739.4 Bachelor of Business and Commerce
2739.5 Bachelor of Business and Commerce

Available to students in other Western Sydney University Courses: YES, but restrictions apply.


This major is available to all Western Sydney University students except students in the Bachelor of Economics or students undertaking an Applied Finance or Economics and Finance Key Program. Finance is important to everyone, whether they wish to work in the finance industry or simply manage effectively their own personal finances. An add-on major or sub-major in finance allows students to choose from a wide range of finance electives covering areas from superannuation to investment and risk management. Those completing a major in finance can access a range of finance careers, in particular with a variety of financial institutions. Business students pursuing a non-finance key program will also find a finance major provides a useful complement to their main qualification.


Location

Campus Mode Specialisation Advice
Parramatta City Campus-Macquarie Street Internal Course Advice

Major Structure

Students must complete eight units as follows.

200525 Principles of Economics
200101 Accounting Information for Managers
200488 Corporate Financial Management

Choose one of

200032 Statistics for Business
200052 Introduction to Economic Methods
300700 Statistical Decision Making

Choose four of

200053 Economic Modelling
200054 Applied Econometrics
200055 International Finance
200057 Investment Management
200059 Financial Economics
200061 Financial Institutions Management
200062 Financial Institutions Lending
200077 The Superannuation Industry
200079 Derivatives
200518 Behavioural Finance


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