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Honours Degree of Bachelor of Finance

Degree Type Honours Bachelor

Duration 1 year full-time or part-time equiv.

SATAC Code N/A

CRICOS 041727K

Students who are completing the Bachelor of Finance may apply for entry to an Honours Degree, specialising in any of the areas of study supervised by the School. This requires an extra year of full-time study and leads to the award of a second degree, Bachelor of Finance (Honours). It is an intensive program and runs for two semesters starting the last week in February. The program is structured around the requirements of the students and their research interests.

  • Entry Requirements

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    Domestic applicants

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    Mid-year entry? Subject to availability
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    Selection Criteria

    Alternative entry pathways
    How to Apply

    International applicants

    Not an international applicant?

    IELTS Overall 6 [more info]
    Mid-year entry? No
    CRICOS 041727K
    Enquiries Ask Adelaide
    Selection Criteria
    Prerequisites
    Graduate entry only.
    Equivalent Scores
    IELTS
    Overall
    Reading
    Listening
    Speaking
    Writing
    6
    5.5
    5.5
    6
    6
    How to Apply
  • Fees and Scholarships

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    Domestic applicants

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    Annual tuition fees
    Commonwealth-supported place: $10,050

    More information on Student Contribution Amounts.

    International applicants

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    Annual tuition fees International student place: $33,000

    Scholarships

    These scholarships, as well as many others funded by industry and non-profit organisations, are available to potential and currently enrolled students.

    Find a Scholarship.

  • Careers

    Career Readiness

    Finance graduates will be in a strong position to gain employment with private and public companies anywhere in the world, and also in many government departments. They may be employed by trading and merchant banks, investment firms, consulting specialists, private and public corporations and local and national government agencies. Openings for graduates are in treasury and risk management, stockbroking, fund and portfolio management, international trade and derivatives trading and pricing.

    The University of Adelaide Careers Service prepares, inspires and empowers students to achieve successful career transitions and connect with industry.

    Graduate Attributes

    The objective of this program is to produce graduates with specific attributes as outlined in University of Adelaide Graduate Attributes.
    1. Deep discipline knowledge
    2. Critical thinking and problem solving
    3. Teamwork and communication skills
    4. Career and leadership readiness
    5. Intercultural and ethical competency
    6. Self-awareness and emotional intelligence

    Professional Accreditation

    The University's business programs have been awarded a five year international accreditation from the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) http://www.aacsb.edu/accreditation/ 

    AACSB accreditation is the hallmark of excellence in business education and has been earned by less than 5% of the world's business schools.

    This means the University of Adelaide's Business Degrees are recognised internationally for their high quality and successful graduates.

    Potential careers

    Business Manager, Econometrician, Economist, Management Consultant

  • Global Learning

    A Global Learning Experience is an integral component to your academic journey at The University of Adelaide. The university is committed to offering its students the opportunity to study overseas through a range of degrees offered via the Global Learning Office, including student exchange, study tours, short study degrees, internships and placements. There are many exciting opportunities in Europe, Asia, the Americas, Africa, and Oceania ranging from a few weeks to a full academic year.

    To find Global Learning opportunities available in your study area click Global Experiences.

  • Degree Structure

    Academic Program Rules

    The Calendar is a comprehensive handbook of the University's academic program rules.

    Areas of Specialisation

    International areas. 

    Example Study Plan

    Indicative study plan
    First Semester
    Core Courses COMMERCE 4037 Research Methodology
    CORPFIN 4102 Advanced Finance (H)
    Electives
    1 courses from the below list:
    CORPFIN 4033 Quantitative Methods (H)
    COMMERCE 4100 Qualitative Methods (H)
    ECON 4014 Econometrics IV (H)*

    *Students may select one of these courses in lieu of either quantitative or qualitative
    methods by agreement between the students and the supervisor (s)


    Second semester

    Research Project

    Second semester involves a research project of around 12,000 to 15,000 words.  This thesis counts for 50% of the year’s assessment
                                        



    COMMERCE 4105 Dissertation (H)


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Last updated: Wednesday, 18 Jan 2017

 

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