Specialisation

Major - Applied Finance

Western Sydney University Major Code: MT2011.1

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


Related Courses

1688.5 Bachelor of International Studies/Bachelor of Business and Commerce
1695.4 Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Business and Commerce
1785.1 Bachelor of Communication/Bachelor of Business and Commerce
2753.3 Bachelor of Business and Commerce
2753.4 Bachelor of Business and Commerce

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


This Major is suitable for students committed to a career in the rapidly growing finance sector. It provides a strong grasp of finance along with foundational studies in accounting, economics, management and marketing. It 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
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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

200048 Financial Institutions and Markets
200488 Corporate Financial Management
200053 Economic Modelling
200055 International Finance
200079 Derivatives
200815 Globalisation and Sustainability
200819 Investment Management
200818 Bank Management

Honours Studies

Students in the Applied Finance major who are considering applying for entry into the Bachelor of Economics honours year in economics and/or finance are advised to include the following units in their undergraduate degree:

200531 Industry Economics and Markets
200547 Macroeconomic Theory
200546 Macroeconomic Issues
200530 Microeconomic Theory and Applications

Choose one of

200054 Applied Econometrics
200038 Time Series and Forecasting

Further information regarding honours level studies in economics and finance can be obtained from the honours coordinator for the School of Business.

Qualification for the award of Bachelor of Business and Commerce 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

200101 Accounting Information for Managers
200336 Business Academic Skills
200525 Principles of Economics

Choose one of

200052 Introduction to Economic Methods
200032 Statistics for Business

Spring session

200184 Introduction to Business Law
200083 Marketing Principles
200571 Management Dynamics
200488 Corporate Financial Management

Year 2

Autumn session

200048 Financial Institutions and Markets
200055 International Finance

And two electives

Spring session

200819 Investment Management
200053 Economic Modelling

And two electives

Year 3

Autumn session

200818 Bank Management

Capstone Engaged Learning Unit:

200537 Economics and Finance Engagement Project

And two electives

Spring session

200815 Globalisation and Sustainability
200079 Derivatives

And two electives

Part-time

Year 1

Autumn session

200336 Business Academic Skills
200525 Principles of Economics

Spring session

200101 Accounting Information for Managers
200083 Marketing Principles

Year 2

Autumn session

200571 Management Dynamics

Choose one of

200052 Introduction to Economic Methods
200032 Statistics for Business

Spring session

200184 Introduction to Business Law
200488 Corporate Financial Management

Year 3

Autumn session

200048 Financial Institutions and Markets

And one elective

Spring session

200053 Economic Modelling

And one elective

Year 4

Autumn session

200055 International Finance

And one elective

Spring session

200819 Investment Management

And one elective

Year 5

Autumn session

200818 Bank Management

And one elective

Spring session

200079 Derivatives

And one elective

Year 6

Autumn session

200537 Economics and Finance Engagement Project

And one elective

Spring session

200815 Globalisation and Sustainability

And one elective

SUMMER PATHWAY

Recommended Sequence Full-time

Year 1

Autumn session

200101 Accounting Information for Managers
200336 Business Academic Skills
200525 Principles of Economics

Choose one of

200052 Introduction to Economic Methods
200032 Statistics for Business

Spring session

200083 Marketing Principles
200184 Introduction to Business Law
200571 Management Dynamics
200488 Corporate Financial Management

Summer session

200048 Financial Institutions and Markets
200055 International Finance

Year 2

Autumn session

200053 Economic Modelling
200818 Bank Management

And two electives

Spring session

200819 Investment Management
200079 Derivatives

And two electives

Summer session

Two electives

Year 3

Autumn session

200815 Globalisation and Sustainability
200537 Economics and Finance Engagement Project

And two electives

SUMMER PATHWAY

Recommended Sequence Part-time

Year 1

Autumn session

200336 Business Academic Skills
200525 Principles of Economics

Spring session

200101 Accounting Information for Managers
200184 Introduction to Business Law

Summer session

200083 Marketing Principles

Year 2

Autumn session

200052 Introduction to Economic Methods
200048 Financial Institutions and Markets

Spring session

200488 Corporate Financial Management

And one elective

Summer session

200571 Management Dynamics

Year 3

Autumn session

200055 International Finance

And one elective

Spring session

200053 Economic Modelling

And one elective

Summer session

One elective

Year 4

Autumn session

200819 Investment Management
200079 Derivatives

Spring session

200815 Globalisation and Sustainability

And one elective

Summer sesson

One elective

Year 5

Autumn session

200537 Economics and Finance Engagement Project

And one elective

Spring session

200818 Bank Management

And one elective

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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