Top of page
Global Site Navigation
Main Content
Unitset

Finance Major

Code: MAAAAI

For students interested in pursuing a fast-paced career in stockbroking, investment banking, financial advice, and in the finance division of any corporation.

This major equips students with the necessary knowledge and employability skills, such as leadership, teamwork, critical thinking, communication and problem-solving required for success in the industry.

Availability

Availability

Joondalup

Offered

Mount Lawley

South West (Bunbury)

Online

Offered

Why choose ECU?

Good question. It's what other organisations ask our graduates every year....

Find out more

It's how we discovered that the quality of teaching here is the best in Western Australia. Being rated 5 stars by our graduates for 11 years in a row confirms that.

It's also how we learned from QILT that we’re Australia’s top ranked public university for student satisfaction.

And it's how we know that we're one of the best young universities in the world under 50 years old.

So the real question is, why not choose ECU?

Major details

Learning Outcomes

  1. Collaborate in team settings to produce measurable outcomes and evaluate team processes in a business environment.
  2. Communicate and convey business knowledge, advice and ideas clearly in both written and oral formats, using relevant levels of technology and transliteracy proficiency.
  3. Demonstrate in depth, broad and coherent knowledge of the theories, underlying principles, concepts and techniques in finance as a basis for independent lifelong learning.
  4. Demonstrate initiative and judgement to identify, plan, make decisions and solve financial problems.
  5. Exercise critical thinking and judgement to recommend appropriate solutions to solve unpredictable and sometimes complex finance problems and issues using social, ethical, economic, regulatory and global perspectives.
  6. Obtain, analyse and interpret finance information applying an international perspective to create, manage or adapt innovative ideas, concepts or techniques.
  7. Reflect on and evaluate personal practices and performance feedback to identify opportunities for learning in the context of employment and life.
  8. Review, analyse and synthesise theoretical finance knowledge and its practical application in the spheres of investment analysis, credit assessment and financial modelling.

Membership

Students can apply for membership with Financial Services Institute of Australasia (FINSIA). Graduates are eligible for membership with Financial Services Institute of Australasia (FINSIA).

Graduates are eligible to apply for membership with the Financial Services Institute of Australasia (FINSIA). They will also meet the academic requirements for professional membership.

Structure

Structure

Core units
Unit Code Unit Title Credit Points
ECF1120Finance I15
ECF2210Capital Markets 15
ECF2222Corporate Finance 15
ECF2226Investment Finance 15
RECOMMENDED ELECTIVES
Unit Code Unit TitleCredit Points
Students must select four (4) units from the following:
ECF3120Financial Modelling 15
ECF3310Credit and Lending Decisions15
ECF3312Financial Institutions Management 15
ECF3211Superannuation and Retirement Planning15
ECF3510Personal Finance15
ACC2250Accounting II15

Employment Opportunities

Potential careers exist in the financial services sector including, banking, financial advisory, financial planning, investment advisory and other financial consulting both in industry and government. There are opportunities for finance graduates in quantitative and analytical fields such as financial modelling, risk and investment analytics.

Possible future job titles

Bank Officer, Investment Analyst, Financial Analyst, Corporate Advisory, Paraplanner, Financial Planner, Wealth Manager

This Major can be studied in the following courses

Events

Attending an ECU prospective student event is a great way to help you decide what to study.

See all events
What Next


About our courses…the fine print



Course entry

Minimum requirements, entry pathways, future student events and credit for previous study

Fees and scholarships

Calculate course fees and explore scholarships and student loans

Applying

Applying for courses, special application types and important dates

Uni life

Student accommodation, campus services and support, open days and orientation


Let's talk

Let's talk

If you've come this far and have a question or two, please contact us.



Telephone:

134 328 (Aus)
+61 8 6304 0000 (Int)

International

Online enquiries
+61 8 6304 0000

Skip to top of page