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Business: Finance Major

Swinburne Online

36 months
21952 AUD/year
14496 AUD/year
Tuition fee
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The Bachelor of Business: Finance Major at Swinburne Online will help you to master the core skills and knowledge of business, management and operations.

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The aim of the Bachelor of Business: Finance Major at Swinburne Online is to equip you with the skills to manage risk, investigate investment opportunities and examine the values of assets such as bonds and shares.

With this qualification you will understand how to analyse and assess financial forecasts as well as the value of companies.

    What you will learn

  • 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

  • Financial Analyst:Analyses the economic conditions along with business financials to determine its performance and make recommendations for the future.
  • Stockbroker:Execute, buy and sell orders for stocks and other securities on behalf of clients. Stockbrokers are usually associated with a brokerage firm and handle transactions for both retail and institutional customers.

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

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines


24 alternative credits



Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements


Non-Year 12 entry

  • 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.
  • Students admitted to the course with prior tertiary studies that satisfy part of the academic requirements of this course may be eligible for academic credit.

Year 12 entry

  • Successful completion of the Victorian Certificate of Education (VCE) or its equivalent, such as an interstate or international Year 12 qualification.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    21952 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 21952 AUD per year during 36 months.
  • National

    14496 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14496 AUD per year during 36 months.


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