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Finance Specialisation

Code SPAAPV

Equips students with technical knowledge in corporate, investment and banking finance; enhancing their managerial capabilities. Graduates can broaden employment opportunities into the financial services, insurance and banking sectors.

The financial services industry demands graduates who can think critically and have an analytical approach to problem solving; attributes that students will develop through this specialisation.

Special entry requirements

All applicants are required to have an undergraduate degree in an area other than finance and banking.

Code

SPAAPV

Availability & Campus

JO ML BU OL
JO - Joondalup BU - South West ML - Mount Lawley OL - Online

Details

Structure

Specialisation Core Unit
Unit Code Unit Title Credit Points
ECF6110Business Finance20
plus two electives selected from the following:
Unit Code Unit Title Credit Points
ECF6115Financial Markets and Institutions20
ECF6120Credit and Lending Decisions20
ECF6125Risk Management in Banking20
ECF6130Financial Analysis and Modelling20
ECF6135Investment Management20

For more detailed unit information for this Specialisation take a look at our Handbook. To organise your life for next semester visit the Semester timetable.

Student handbook

Notes

Learning Outcomes

  1. Collaborate in team settings to plan and produce a business concept adopting a high level of personal autonomy and accountability. (9,12)
  2. Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the recent global developments in finance. (1,16)
  3. Demonstrate mastery of the theoretical and technical knowledge required to support informed financing and investment decisions. (3,11)
  4. Investigate various approaches and theories to analyse problems and make recommendations under uncertain conditions in global economies and financial markets. (4,14)

Career Opportunities

Employment opportunities

Career opportunities exist in the financial services sector including, banking, financial advisory, investment advisory and other finance roles both in industry and government.

Possible future job titles

Bank Manager, Investment Advisor, Financial Officer, Lending Officer, Paraplanner

This Specialisation can be studied in the following courses

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