Bachelor of Applied Finance / Bachelor of Laws

Macquarie University

The study of applied finance focuses on money, banking, investment and credit, providing an in-depth understanding of financial organisations, markets and instruments and their effect on the flow of funds within the economy. Macquarie Law School provides students with knowledge of legal principles and the critical and analytic skills to apply those principles in a variety of scenarios. A double degree in applied finance and law maximises employment opportunities by giving students practical financial skills supported by an informed awareness of the role of law in our economy.

Course Fee:

International: $199,650

Entry Requirements:

Year 12 or equivalent; Assumed knowledge: HSC Mathematics; Recommended: Mathematics Extension. Students without HSC Mathematics (or equivalent) are advised to enrol in a Mathematics or Quantitative Methods unit during their first year of study


126 credit points; minimum 90 credit points at 200 level or above; minimum 42 credit points designated commerce; minimum 42 credit points at 300 level or above; minimum 72 credit points with a LAW prefix.

Subjects you can Study:

Applied finance; Law

Further information:

This course is only available in internal attendance mode.


The Bachelor of Applied Finance and associated double degrees have been approved by ASIC (Australian Securities and Investments Commission) authorised assessors as meeting ASIC's training requirements in relation to RG 146 compliance for derivatives, financial planning, foreign exchange, generic knowledge, managed investments, securities. Students should be aware that some specific units need to be completed in order to get accreditation. Graduates will be entitled to admission for professional practice in New South Wales, subject to the requirements of professional training.

Accepts International Students:


Provider CRICOS: 00002J; 02942D (ELC)

Related Careers:

Financial Dealer and Broker, Lawyer,
Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
North Ryde 96 Yes Full time 5 years
Established in Sydney in 1964, Macquarie University is a progressive voice among universities in Australia and the Asia-Pacific region. Created during a time of extraordinary social transformation to be a different kind of university, it was and will always be a bold experiment in higher education.

True to its founders' vision, the University has challenged the conventional thinking of academia through innovations in its campus set-up, curricula, interdisciplinary research, and engagement with industry and the wider community.

More than 40,000 students are enrolled annually across five faculties: Arts, Business and Economics, Medicine and Health Sciences, Human Sciences, and Science and Engineering.

Over the years, the campus has become a magnet for a constellation of companies - all local and global leaders in dynamic sectors including information technology and healthcare - which means greater access to career opportunities for its graduates.

The University is imbuing all of its undergraduate curricula with an emphasis on civic and professional participation. Its PACE (Professional and Community Engagement) program takes students into working and social environments that enrich their experiences and connections, and open their minds to engaging as active world citizens.

The Macquarie University campus in North Ryde is connected to the Sydney CBD by fast and efficient transport - 20 minutes by car and 30 minutes by train.

Provider CRICOS: 00002J; 02942D (ELC)

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