Honours Degree of Bachelor of Finance
Turn high-achieving into a higher degree
There are many reasons we encourage graduates to apply for an honours year. You might want to build a necessary foundation for postgraduate research in your specialisation. You could be seeking answers to questions no one else is asking in business research. Perhaps you’re pursuing advanced communication skills and financial knowledge to gain a competitive edge in the job market.
What will you do?
- Attend regular classes for advanced coursework.
- Complete a major research project on a topic of your choice.
- Partner with an academic mentor who’ll support and encourage your progress.
For our students who are studying offshore in 2021 and 2022, the University will continue to offer high-quality access to the learning resources remotely for most programs. This includes all lectures, tutorials and other support material. Students will be advised in advance if there are course components that cannot be provided in remote mode and, wherever possible, offered alternative courses. Please refer to the COVID-19 FAQ page for a list of programs where in-person attendance is required.
Choose your applicant type to view the relevant admissions
information for this program.
I am a:
|Deferment||Yes - 2 year|
|Enquiries||Future Students team|
|Additional Entry Requirements||
Potential applicants need to contact the Faculty of the Professions (email@example.com) before applying to ensure that they meet the criteria required for entry into the program.
In addition, an Expression of Interest form will need to be submitted to the Faculty of the Professions.
|Higher Education Study||Students who have completed the required undergraduate program to a satisfactory level may be eligible to apply for the Honours program.|
|Other Entry Pathways|
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||
|Qualifications that meet minimum English requirements||A range of alternative qualifications may meet the University’s minimum English requirements|
Academic Entry RequirementsMore Information
|Tertiary Qualifications||Graduate entry only|
Fees and Scholarships
Choose your applicant type to view the relevant fees and scholarships information for this program.
I am a:
|Indicative annual tuition fees||
More information on Student Contribution Amounts.
|Indicative annual tuition fees (24 units)||International student place: $44,500|
These scholarships, as well as many others funded by industry and non-profit organisations, are available to potential and currently enrolled students.
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 and intellectual breadth
- Creative and critical thinking, and problem solving
- Teamwork and communication skills
- Professionalism and leadership readiness
- Intercultural and ethical competency
- Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultural competency
- Digital capabilities
- Self-awareness and emotional intelligence
Adelaide Business School is AACSB* accredited, and as such our programs have passed rigorous standards of quality. AACSB accreditation is the hallmark of excellence in business education and only the best schools in the world earn AACSB accreditation.
* Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB)
Business Manager, Econometrician, Economist
Academic Program Rules
The Calendar is a comprehensive handbook of the University's academic program rules.
You can find the academic program rules for this degree under the Faculty of the Professions rules.
Areas of Specialisation
Example Study Plan
|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.
|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: Tuesday, 14 Sep 2021