Bachelor of Commerce (Banking and Finance)


Course introduction


Awarded by Curtin University, graduates from this course are eligible for membership to The Financial Services Institue of Australasia.

Curtin University
Ranked as one of the top 100 best-performing universities in the subjects of Accounting and Finance by the QS World University Rankings in 2014, this major will focus on financial markets and institutions. You will study developments in the financial sector and the management of financial institutions, while learning about the field of economics and develop a working knowledge of the Australian banking and financial system with a broad perspective of the environment of business. It will equip you with the knowledge and skills required to make productive contributions to your employers early in your career. You will understand the relevant issues in the financial sector and develop the skills required to keep up with and understand new developments in the field after graduation. 

Careers in finance can be broadly defined to include corporate finance, financial institutions, financial markets and various branches of the financial services industry. This major will give you a broad understanding of the structure and operations of financial markets in management. You will learn about investment evaluation, decide how to fund activities and understand the roles played by financial markets and instruments.

Be Industry ready
Students will get to examine real banking institutions through assessments and case studies – so you’ll learn from today’s corporate environment, ready to implement what you have learnt when you graduate and gain employment as investment bankers, financial analysts, fund managers, merchant bankers or stockbrokers and go on to be successful in international finance and business.

Course units
Accounting 100
Business Law 100
Economics 100
Communication in Business 100
Business Information Systems 100
Management 100
Marketing 100
Quantitative Techniques for Business 203
Banking Law 255
Macroeconomics 200
Introductory Finance 201
Business Financial Modelling 206
Econometrics 200
Managerial Finance 212
Microeconomics 200
Lending 306
Corporate Finance 307
Finance Instruments and Markets 300
Bank Management 301
Portfolio Management 301
Finance Derivative Securities 312
International Banking 305
International Finance 302
Business Capstone 301

Entry requirements
Minimum five points from two GCE ‘A’ Level H2 subjects OR Diploma in related field from a recognised Institute

Cost, duration and intakes
S$51,840, payable in six trimester installments.
2 years, starting in March, July and November.

Fees & Funding

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