Bachelor of Banking and Finance

Monash University

In this business specialist degree students will develop the skills required to manage money in institutional settings such as banks, investment houses or superannuation companies. They will learn about key banking and finance concepts, how to assess financial needs of companies, governments and individuals and match them to suitable financial products. Students gain skills and knowledge to work across many different areas such as trading rooms, foreign exchange and bond trading, investment banking and personal financial planning, providing the ideal foundation for a career as a portfolio manager, business banker, funds manager, loan adviser or any of a wide range of roles across the banking sector. Additional opportunities, such as international exchange and internships are also available, to give students practical experience before students graduate. This course sits as part of a larger group of courses. Banking is a dynamic, fast-paced and global industry, with over 60 banks operating across Australia and thousands of institutions and investment houses across the world dealing with the circulation of money, the granting of credit, the making of investments, the acquisition of financing and the provision of banking facilities.

Entry Requirements:

Year 12 or equivalent; Units 3 and 4: a study score of at least 30 in English (ESL) or 25 in any other English, and a study score of at least 22 in Mathematical Methods or Specialist Mathematics, or a score of at least 25 in Further Mathematics


24 units (144 points) of which 96 points is focused on study in your specialist area and 48 points is used to provide additional depth and breadth.

Subjects you can Study:

Banking and finance

Further information:

At Monash students can also combine their Bachelor of Banking and Finance as a double degree with Arts, Business or Information Technology, providing genuine diversity of study across a range of areas. Students will also graduate with an internationally recognised qualification that makes students employable across the globe.


This degree may allow graduates to satisfy the educational requirements of various professional registrations and memberships.

Accepts International Students:


Provider CRICOS: 00008C

Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Caulfield 82.7 Yes Full time 3 years
Caulfield 82.7 Yes Part time 6 years
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