Bachelor of Mathematical and Computer Sciences with Bachelor of Finance
Campus North Terrace Campus
Degree Type Double Degree
Duration 4 years full-time or part-time equiv.
SATAC Code 314711
This is a flexible academic program designed for students who wish to study mathematics, statistics or computing. Those studies can be combined with courses from commerce, design studies, economics, engineering, finance, humanities and social sciences or sciences.
Finance is a new and important area of application of mathematics. There is a need to model and control uncertainty in financial markets and in financial arrangements. Employment opportunities exist in banks, corporations, the insurance and investment industry. Study of mathematical modelling, statistics and computing provides a strong grounding for a career in finance.
Students who do well in their courses may complete an additional year of study to obtain an Honours Degree of Bachelor of Mathematical and Computer Sciences in Pure Mathematics, Applied Mathematics, Statistics or Computer Science which provides opportunity for research and enhanced employment prospects.
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SATAC Code 314711 2017 CSP ATAR 70.1 2017 CSP IB 25 Deferment Yes - 2 year Mid-year entry Subject to availability Intake February and July. Students commencing in July may have a slightly limited selection of courses. Enquiries Ask Adelaide
Alternative entry pathways
SATAC Code: 314711
- Higher Education applicants
You must have completed at least half a year full time equivalent higher education 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
CRICOS 042342G Intake February and July. Students commencing in July may have a slightly limited selection of courses.
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
Australian Year 12 SACE Stage 2: Mathematical Methods (if studied in 2017. If studied year 12 prior to 2017, the equivalent subject was called Mathematical Studies).
IB: Mathematics (SL grade 4/HL grade 3).
International Qualifications Mathematics
- Higher Education applicants
Fees and Scholarships
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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.
Graduates are highly regarded by employers and have been successful in a wide variety of areas.
Recent graduates have been employed by CSIRO, DSTO, consulting engineering firms, United Water, Santos, the pharmaceutical industry, the telecommunications industry, biomedical research industries and institutes, banks and insurance companies, the Bureau of Meteorology, the Australian Bureau of Statistics, State and Federal government agencies, and research and academic organisations all over the world.
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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
Professional AccreditationGraduates of the Bachelor of Finance degree are entitled to recognition from several professional bodies. Refer to the Bachelor of Finance professional accreditation section for details.
Accountant, Actuary, Auditor, Banker, Business Analyst, Business Data Analyst, Commodities or Futures Trader, Computational Engineer, Computer Programmer, Consultant, Data Analyst, Database Coordinator, Economic Researcher, Finance Manager, Financial Adviser, Financial Analyst, Financial Services Officer, Financial Systems / Computer Analyst, Foreign Affairs, Fund and Portfolio Manager, Government or Corporate Policy Adviser, International Government and Trade Policy Adviser, ...
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Academic Program Rules
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Example Study Plan
(To browse a range of study plans or request a personalised study plan, please visit the following link: www.adelaide.edu.au/professions/current-students/study-plans.)
ACCTING 1002: Introductory Accounting I
- CORPFIN 1002: Business Finance I
ECON 1000: Principles of Macroeconomics I
ECON 1004: Principles of Microeconomics I
- STATS 1005: Statistical Analysis & Modelling I
ECON 1009: International Financial Institutions & Markets I
Level I elective #
- MATHS 1013: Mathematics IMA and MATHS 1011: Mathematics IA
ECON 2508: Financial Economics II
MATHS 2103: Introduction to Probability & Statistics [NOT Intermediate Econometrics II]
CORPFIN 2501: Financial Institutions Management II
Level II Finance and Mathematics electives * # (12 units)
CORPFIN 3501: Portfolio Theory & Management III
APP MTH 3012: Financial Modelling Techniques III or
CORPFIN 3502: Options, Futures & Risk Management III
2 Level 3 Finance courses (6 units)
Either 12 units of Level III electives or
a further 6 units of Level 3 Finance courses
plus Level II/III electives (6 units)
MATHS 3025 Professional Practice III (3 units)
Level III Mathematical Sciences courses (12 units)
Level III elective course (3 units)#
Level II or III elective courses (6 units)#
# Electives must be selected to ensure that a minimum of 36 units for Mathematical and Computer Sciences courses is presented towards the B Ma & Comp Sc.Download a print copy of the study plan Bachelor of Mathematical and Computer Sciences with Bachelor of Finance
Please refer to the ECMS website for a study plan to guide your enrolment http://www.ecms.adelaide.edu.au/current-students/enrolment/study-plans/
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Last updated: Wednesday, 8 Nov 2017