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Bachelor of Economics with Bachelor of Finance

Degree Type Double Degree

Duration 4 years full-time or part-time equiv.

SATAC Code 314151

CRICOS 042341J

The combined program of Economics and Finance integrates the benefits of the more general economics program with the specialisation of finance. By appropriate selection of courses, it is possible to complete both programs within four years of full-time study. Students who complete this program are very well placed in the employment market.

A wide number of our courses have met the competence area for Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand.

  • Entry Requirements

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    Admissions Transparency Data

    SATAC Code 314151
    2017 CSP ATAR 67.05
    2017 CSP IB 24
    2017 Adelaide Approved Score 75
    Deferment Yes - 2 year
    Mid-year entry Subject to availability
    Intake February and July
    Enquiries Ask Adelaide
    Selection Criteria
    Year 12 Applicants You must not have completed more than 2 years full time equivalent university study (48 units). You compete for a place with your Australian Tertiary Admissions Rank (ATAR).

    Alternative entry pathways
    • Higher Education applicants
      You must have completed at least half a year full time equivalent university study. A Grade Point Average (GPA) is calculated for each separate program you have undertaken (apart from some double degree programs where the GPA is combined). You compete on the basis of your best GPA.
    • VET applicants
      You must have completed an AQF Certificate IV or above from a Registered Training Organisation. Your application will be ranked according to the level of the award.
    • Special Entry applicants
      You must be 18 years or over before 1 February 2018. If you have studied at higher education level in the last two years (for 2018 entry this means you were enrolled in either 2017 or 2016), you must not have accumulated more than a TOTAL of 2 years full-time (or part-time equivalent) higher education study (ie. including any study prior to 2016). If you meet this criteria, you will be ranked according to your result in the Special Tertiary Admissions Test (STAT). Your STAT result is not weighted between verbal and quantitative components. Indigenous applicants may be eligible for entry through the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Access Scheme. See Wirltu Yarlu for further information.
    • Without formal qualifications?
      You may be eligible for our special access schemes.
    • Other Entry Pathways
    How to Apply
    SATAC Code: 314151

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    Admissions Transparency Data

    CRICOS 042341J
    Intake February and July
    Selection Criteria
    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
    Secondary School Qualifications International ATAR 75
    International Baccalaureate (IB) 25
    Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education (HKDSE) 11
    United Entrance Certificate (UEC) [Malaysia] 20
    General Certificate of Education (GCE) Advanced Level 7
    Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) 70
    ISC & CBSE [India] 70%
    ISBE [India] 80%
    SAT [US] 1200
    Abitur 3.4
    Thailand Certificate of Secondary Education 2.5
    Bang Tot Nghiep Trung Hoc Pho Thong 7.5
    STPM or Matrikulasi 2.78
    The University of Adelaide College Foundation Program 74
    Eynesbury Foundation Program 360
    Other Qualifications Students who don't meet the academic requirements or who have other qualifications from the South Pacific Islands, Japan, Korea, Phillipines or Taiwan may be eligible to apply for a Pre-University Pathway to prepare for or gain entry into the University's undergraduate academic programs. For additional information see Admissions Information - Academic Requirements
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  • Fees and Scholarships

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    Annual tuition fees International student place: $35,000

    Scholarships

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  • Careers

    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

    Graduates of the finance degree are entitled to affiliate membership of the nationally-recognised Financial Services Institute of Australia (Finsia). Full membership of Finsia requires completion of the institute's Graduate Diploma in Applied Finance and Investment, progress towards which is greatly facilitated by completion of this degree.

    A wide number of our courses have met the competence area requirement for the Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand.

    Potential careers

    Auditor, Business Manager, Data Analyst, Diplomatic corps, Econometrician, Economist, Environmental Consultant, Environmental Economist, Export / Import trade, Financial Analyst, Foreign Affairs, Health Economist, Humanitarian / Aid Worker, Human Resource Manager, Industrial Organiser, Intelligence Officer, International Development Worker, Management Consultant, Natural Resource Manager, Oil and Gas Analyst, Planning Officer / Urban Planner, Policy Adviser, ...

  • 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.

    Example Study Plan

    Indicative study plan
    Year level 1
    Core Courses ACCTING 1002: Introductory Accounting I
    ECON 1008: Business and Economic Statistics I or Statistical Practice I 
    ECON 1012: Principles of Economics I
    ECON 1009: International Financial Institutions & Markets I
    CORPFIN 1002: Business Finance I
    Semester I Mathematics
    Semester II Mathematics
    Electives One Level I Elective
    Year level 2
    Core Courses ECON 2508: Financial Economics II and/or CORPFIN 2502: Business Valuation II
    CORPFIN 2501: Financial Institutions Management II
    ECON 2504: Intermediate Econometrics II
    ECON 2506: Intermediate Microeconomics A II
    ECON 2507: Intermediate Macroeconomics II
    ECON 2513: Global Economic History II
    Electives Two Level II Electives
    Year level 3 and 4
    Core Courses CORPFIN 3501: Portfolio Theory & Management III
    CORPFIN 3502: Options, Futures & Risk Management III and/or Financial Modelling: Tools & Techniques III
    Electives Two Level III Finance courses
    and
    Four Level III Electives
    Core Courses ECON 3524: Economic Policy Analysis III Part A
    ECON 3525: Economic Policy Analysis III Part B or PROF 3501 International Internship or PROF 3502 Professions Internship Program
    Electives Two Economics Level III courses 
    Four Level III electives
    Note:Current students, please visit the link below for your study plan templates: http://www.adelaide.edu.au/professions/hub/ug/downloads/
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Last updated: Friday, 29 Sep 2017