• Application Deadline
  • 36 months
The Bachelor of Business: Finance Major at Swinburne Online will help students master the core skills and knowledge in the fields of business, management and operations in order to succeed in roles in modern organisations.
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The Bachelor of Business: Finance Major at Swinburne Online will help students understand how to analyse and assess financial forecasts as well as the value of companies. The aim of this major is to be able to manage risk, investigate investment opportunities and examine the values of assets such as bonds and shares.

Learning outcomes

  • Financial risk management

Examine the sources of financial risk and the importance of implementing effective financial risk management procedures in business entities.

  • Management accounting

Analyse the relationship between cost, volume and profit, and its implications for managerial decision making.

  • Macroeconomic policy

Learn how to use various macroeconomics models when analysing economic events and public policies.

  • Banking operations and governance

Examine the measurement of credit risk and its impact on the management of Financial institutions.

  • International trade and finance

Examine solutions to current international issues based on research from a variety of sources.

  • Management of investment portfolios

Examine contemporary issues in the emerging investment markets.

Career opportunities

  • International Business Consultant

Help businesses grow internationally through risk management and assessment.

  • Marketing Specialist

Broaden a company’s impact by examining and analysing marketing opportunities.

  • Business Analyst

Be involved in the design and modification of business or IT systems and help businesses grow.

  • Entrepreneur

Lead your own company by innovating and implementing new ideas across your business.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    • Full-time duration 36 months
    • Duration description

      3 years full time or equivalent part time

  • Credits
    24 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
  • More information Go to the programme website

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Financial Information for Decision Making
  • Industry Consulting Project
  • Advanced Innovative Business Practice
  • Learning and Communicating for Innovative Business Practice
  • Economic Principles
  • Macroeconomic Policy
  • Financial Statistics
  • Banking Operations and Governance
  • Financial Management
  • Financial Risk Management
  • Management of Investment Portfolios
  • International Trade and Investment

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


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General Requirements

  • Completion or partial completion of an approved tertiary qualification (including diplomas, advanced diplomas, associate degrees and degrees). Additional performance criteria and prerequisite requirements may also apply.
  • Successful completion of the Victorian Certificate of Education (VCE) or its equivalent, such as an interstate or international Year 12 qualification.

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

Tuition Fee

  • International

    20724 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 62160 AUD for the full programme and a duration of 36 months.
  • National

    10956 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 32874 AUD for the full programme and a duration of 36 months.
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