Honours Degree of Bachelor of Finance
Campus North Terrace Campus
Degree Type Honours Bachelor
Duration 1 year full-time or part-time equiv.
SATAC Code N/A
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.
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Alternative entry pathways
- Higher Education applicants
Students who have completed the required undergraduate program to a satisfactory level may be eligible to apply for the Honours program.
- Other Entry Pathways
CRICOS 041727K Intake February
English Language Requirements
Australian Year 12 Successful completion of an Australian year 12 qualification with a minimum pass in an accepted English language subject English Tests accepted by the University of Adelaide IELTS Overall 6.5 Reading 6 Listening 6 Speaking 6 Writing 6 TOEFL Overall 79 Reading 13 Listening 13 Speaking 18 Writing 21 Pearsons Overall 58 Reading 50 Listening 50 Speaking 50 Writing 50 Cambridge Overall 176 Reading 169 Listening 169 Speaking 169 Writing 169 Qualifications that meet minimum English requirements A range of alternative qualifications may meet the University’s minimum English requirements
Academic Entry Requirements
Tertiary Qualifications Graduate entry only.
- Higher Education applicants
Fees and Scholarships
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Annual tuition feesCommonwealth-supported place: $10,200
More information on Student Contribution Amounts.
Annual tuition fees International student place: $35,000
These scholarships, as well as many others funded by industry and non-profit organisations, are available to potential and currently enrolled students.
Career ReadinessFinance 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 AttributesThe objective of this program is to produce graduates with specific attributes as outlined in University of Adelaide Graduate Attributes.
- Deep discipline knowledge
- Critical thinking and problem solving
- Teamwork and communication skills
- Career and leadership readiness
- Intercultural and ethical competency
- Self-awareness and emotional intelligence
The University's business programs have been awarded a five year international accreditation from the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB).
AACSB accreditation is the hallmark of excellence in business education and has been earned by less than five per cent 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.
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Academic Program Rules
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Areas of Specialisation
Example Study Plan
Indicative Study Plan
First Semester Core courses COMMERCE 4037: Research Methodology (H)
CORPFIN 4102: Advanced Finance (H)
Electives One course 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 student and the supervisor.
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: Thursday, 4 Jan 2018