Bachelor of Commerce - Economics and Finance

Federation University Australia

Grow wealth, manage investments and give financial advice. With our Economics and Finance degree, you can work in banking, insurance, investments, stockbroking, corporate finance and more. The program is designed to give you the skills to be a leader in commerce and business. You will learn how to help companies, government departments and private investments profit through economic and financial management strategies. As well as focusing on the hard-edged courses needed for professional accreditation with the major professional bodies, you'll explore statistics, economics, accounting and more and can go on to specialise in areas like personal financial planning, banking and international business. Once you graduate, you will enjoy a well-defined career in the world of commerce. You'll enjoy the flexibility of our elective courses, where you can choose to study languages, marketing or any other subject offered at FedUni, and you'll learn the business essentials to give you an edge as you start your career. This program may require participation in a range of WIL/work experience type activities and these will negotiated with students individually. The time component is variable.

Course Fee:


International: $75,300

Entry Requirements:

Admissions Criteria for current Year 12 students (2018) and recent secondary graduates (2016 and 2017) Prerequisites Units 3 and 4: a study score of at least 20 in any English. This course uses the ATAR as part of its selection considerations. Subject Adjustments A study score of 35 in Accounting, any Business, Economics, any Information Technology or any Mathematics equals 3 aggregate points per study. Overall maximum of 5 points. SEAS (Special Entry Access Scheme) Applicants who have experienced educational disadvantage are encouraged to apply for the Special entry access schemes (SEAS). Depending on eligibility and your circumstances, a SEAS application may provide support for your course application. For further information go to http://www.federation.edu.au/seas Entry requirements (non year 12) Admission criteria for applicants with a Higher Education Study This course uses the applicants' entire academic record as part of its selection considerations. Compulsory: Previous higher education studies with results at a pass level, including any 'single subjects of study', or successful completion of a tertiary preparatory program such as the FedUni Foundation Access Studies Program (FAST). Admission criteria for applications with a Vocational Education and Training study This course uses the applicants' entire academic record as part of its selection considerations. Compulsory: Successful completion of a relevant VET qualification at Certificate III level or higher. Admission criteria for applications with work and life experience This course uses the applicants' entire academic record as part of its selection considerations. Compulsory: Applicants who have not completed secondary education, or undertaken any TAFE or university studies should include a personal statement detailing all relevant experience to strengthen their application.

Structure:

The program consists of 10 core courses and 7 specified electives. The remaining 7 unspecified electives can be selected from other programs including 4 from other areas outside business. There is also the ability to complete a double major in Accounting or Law.

Subjects you can Study:

Principles of economics Business macroeconomics Principles of responsible business Financial management Financial markets and institutions Financial planning Banking and finance Investments and portfolio management Comparative economic systems

Study Pathways:

Credit will be considered if students have successfully completed higher education or TAFE studies in a relevant area. Advanced standing will be determined on an individual basis, depending on eligibility for credit transfer, prior experience and qualifications.

Further information:

Work Integrated Learning is a mandatory component of the program and can be undertaken in many formats including internships and placements. Students may apply for the Industry Placement Program (IPP) available at Gippsland Campus, which offers up to 26 weeks of industry based experience. IPP students receive a scholarship payment of up to $15,000.

Accepts International Students:

Yes

Provider CRICOS: 00103D

Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Mount Helen (Ballarat) No info Yes Full time 3 years
Mount Helen (Ballarat) No info Yes Online 6 years
Gippsland (Churchill) No info Yes Part time 6 years
Gippsland (Churchill) No info Yes Full time 3 years
Gippsland (Churchill) No info Yes Online 6 years
Berwick No info Yes Part time 6 years
Berwick No info Yes Full time 3 years
Mount Helen (Ballarat) No info Yes Part time 6 years
Brisbane No info Yes Full time 3 years

Federation University Australia (FedUni) is one of the country’s leading universities, with an enviable reputation for teaching excellence and graduate employment rates.

Headquartered in regional Victoria, with campuses in Ballarat, Gippsland, the Wimmera and Berwick in Melbourne, FedUni’s standing is based on nearly 150 years of education delivery.

A new Berwick Campus caters for the growing south-east Melbourne area, while a new Brisbane Campus and student support centre in Malaysia cater to the international student market.

FedUni embraces the freedom and dynamism that come from being a progressive university with close links to industry, business, communities and technology.

It is also recognised as a welcoming and friendly university, with students drawn from regional centres and metropolitan cities as well as from overseas.

Known for its supportive, inclusive environment, FedUni offers affordable study options (including online), learning assistance to help you stay at uni, small class sizes, friendly staff and accessible academic support. We are also one of few universities that offer free on-campus parking for students.

Our students have the opportunity to stay on campus with a range of residential options. The university places great emphasis on the quality of its teaching and learning, the student experience, and importantly, employability once you have graduated.

As a dual-sector university, we deliver a range of programs through higher education and TAFE, and have the ability to find the right pathway for your success.

Facilities such as the Nanya Environmental Research Station in western New South Wales and the Manufacturing and Industry Skills Centre in central Ballarat anchor the range of programs that FedUni delivers.

The university’s Australian Centre for Research into Injury in Sport and its Prevention (ACRISP) is recognised as Australia’s premier sports injury prevention research centre. It is one of only four such centres worldwide to be selected by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) as a member of the IOC Medical Research Network.

FedUni also hosts Australia’s largest regional technology park — accommodating more than 30 companies, including its signature tenant, IBM — where FedUni IT students are engaged in the ‘earn as you learn’ program, earning a wage as part of their studies.

The University’s Arts Academy in Ballarat and the Gippsland Centre for Art and Design are a major provider of performing arts, music theatre and art programs.

The University is constantly adding to its list of programs and courses across its faculties and campuses, with criminology, outdoor environmental education and the nation’s first nature pedagogy course among more recent offerings.

The University’s Gippsland campus offers a range of exciting programs. An easy drive from Melbourne and located within easy walking distance of the town of Churchill, it offers the benefits of a regional lifestyle with city access.

Our Wimmera campus also provides a wide range of programs for students throughout Horsham, Ararat, Stawell and western Victoria.

Other features of our campuses include art galleries, an indoor swimming pool and gym, a golf course and childcare facilities. 

Contact

 

www.federation.edu.au 
info@federation.edu.au 
1800 FED UNI

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