Bachelor of Finance

The University of Adelaide

This program involves analysing global financial markets, designing financial management strategies for business or providing financial advice to governments, companies or individuals. In addition to core studies in finance, economics, mathematics and statistics there is considerable flexibility in the area of finance to be studied at second and third levels. Students may chose a particular area of specialisation during their second and third years or continue with a more general approach.

Entry Requirements:

SACE with four Stage 2 subjects including at least three 20 credit Tertiary Admissions Subjects and a further 20 credit points from recognised studies (or Yr 12 equivalent); Selection via ATAR; Prerequisites: SACE Stage 2 Mathematical Studies for BFin (Quantitative) stream only

Structure:

Students undertake the equivalent of 8 semester subjects each year of study. Approximately two thirds of the subjects are compulsory.

Subjects you can Study:

International finance; Finance; Economics

Study Pathways:

After 1 year of full-time study, it is possible to apply for entry to Law, Economics, Commerce, Computer Science, Maths. Successful applicants may then complete 2 degrees.

Recognition:

Affiliate membership to the Securities Institute of Australia; covers material for the Chartered Financial Analysts program run by AIMR. The University of Adelaide's business programs are prestigiously accredited internationally by AACSB - The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business.

Accepts International Students:

Yes

Provider CRICOS: 00123M

Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
North Terrace 69.4 Yes Full time 3 years
North Terrace 69.4 Yes Part time 6 years

A dynamic campus life in Adelaide’s CBD  

Our main campus is located on North Terrace, one of the premier streets in Adelaide’s CBD. Surrounded by the State’s Art Gallery, Museum and Library, the campus is also walking distance from shops, cafes, businesses, parklands and Adelaide Oval. 
The North Terrace campus itself is stunning. A mixture of historical sandstone buildings and new purpose-built facilities. It’s a hive of activity and has a rich campus life, with most of the 27,000 students attending classes there each day. 
The University also has a campus at Roseworthy, 55kms north of Adelaide. Roseworthy is home to South Australia’s only veterinary school and houses internationally renowned equine, companion and production animal health centres. 
Our Waite campus is 8kms walk south of Adelaide and is the biggest plant and agricultural science research site in the Southern Hemisphere. 

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University of Adelaide degrees are relevant to the ever-changing needs of employers, industries and the community. We offer more than 180 undergraduate and postgraduate degrees in areas such as:
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A University of Adelaide degree doesn’t just get you your first job, a degree at Adelaide sets you up for a lifetime of learning and a successful career. 
Our students become more than just masters of their discipline, they learn how to think differently, solve problems, innovate and adapt to their environment. 
All our degrees include a strong research component, allowing students to contribute to discoveries from their first day at university.
We also provide our students with the opportunity to learn from internationally-acclaimed researchers, in small groups. We work closely with employers to ensure our students graduate with the skills they need to succeed in the workplace. 

Build a career from our reputation 

Established in 1874, the University of Adelaide is the third-oldest university in Australia. 
We are a member of the leading universities in Australia, the Group of Eight (Go8) coalition, and have strong partnerships with government, a wide range of industries, and universities right across the globe.    
Many notable people studied at the University of Adelaide, including astronaut Andy Thomas, former Prime Minister of Australia Julia Gillard and Nobel laureates William and Lawrence Bragg. World leaders, CEOs, Rhodes Scholars and Olympians are also amongst our alumni. 

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