Bachelor of Applied Finance

Macquarie University

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Undergraduate
CRICOS: 00002J; 02942D (ELC)

This program provides students with practical and job-ready financial skills. It will give them the specialist training to manage funds and investments in the complex world of markets, banks, laws, financial instruments and businesses. The program has a focus on applying these skills to real financial organisations, markets and instruments. Students will learn spreadsheet and programming skills alongside mathematical development of finance theories, stochastic analysis (which is used for modelling and pricing in finance - and an understanding of it is highly valued by industry), and focus on the flow of funds and control of risk.


  • 69 credit points
  • minimum 39 credit points at 200 level or above
  • minimum 18 credit points at 300 level or above
  • minimum number of credit points designated as commerce 42.


  • Applied finance

Standard entry requirements

  • Year 12 equivalent
  • HSC mathematics is assumed knowledge
  • Mathematics Extension 1 recommended


The Bachelor of Applied Finance has 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 and securities.

Study information

Campus Fees Entry Mid year intake Attendance
North Ryde
  • ATAR: 85
No No information available

Further information

This course is only available in internal attendance mode.

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