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Undergraduate

Bachelor of Business (Finance)

Bachelor of Business (Finance) (BBIZ)
CRICOS: 092182E

Entry requirements
Study mode
  • On-campus
  • Online
Campus
  • Springfield
  • Toowoomba
Duration
  • 3 year(s) (or part-time equivalent)
Start
  • Jan, May, Sep

Overview

  • Take control of business finances with UniSQ’s Bachelor of Business majoring in Finance. Learn about the financial side of running a business, managing money and how companies create value for their shareholders.
  • Explore the fundamentals of financial environments and modern analytical techniques, learning the ins and outs of business finance, personal financial planning, financial policy, foreign exchange risk, asset selection, stockbroking, investment management, international financial management and financial economics.
  • Get a bachelor degree in two years from 2024. Study via UniSQ's accelerated pathway option for business (full-time study for six consecutive trimesters) and graduate sooner. Alternatively, you can study full-time over three years or enrol part-time and balance study with work or family commitments.
  • Our flexible delivery allows you to study finance courses online wherever it suits you, or on-campus in Toowoomba or Springfield.
  • Delve further into the financial space by combining your Finance major with our Tax Practitioner and/or Economics minor, or expand your business knowledge with a second 8-uni major from the Bachelor of Business or another approved bachelor degree.

Further study

If you’re interested in postgraduate study, you can go on to study the Graduate Certificate of Business (Finance), Graduate Diploma of Business (Finance), or the Master of Business (Finance) provided you meet all the entry requirements.
 
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Career outcomes

  • Graduates of the Finance major have the theoretical knowledge, technical skills and ability to critically analyse information for a career in the finance industry in a fast-changing world.
  • Whether you've graduated from a Bachelor of Business or Bachelor of Commerce (Finance), your career opportunities will include financial services, banker, insurance, funds manager, financial analyst, industrial analyst, investment analyst, investment banker, security analyst, underwriter, options/future trader, treasury, foreign exchange trader/officer, share trader, financial markets dealer, corporate secretary, foreign exchange dealer, risk manager, lending officer, finance officer, corporate or policy adviser, business consultant, financial advisor and market research officer.
  • Positions within government are in high demand. Career opportunities exist for finance graduates in the Department of Defence and in the field of financial crime; an emerging field with a focus on anti-money laundering, counter-terrorism and fraud.

Entry requirements

Pre-requisites

To study this degree we assume you have sound knowledge in:

  • English (Units 3 & 4, C), and
  • General Mathematics (Units 3 & 4, C)

We assume that your knowledge is equivalent to a grade C or higher in Units 3 and 4 at high school level (typically studied in Year 12). Find out more about assumed knowledge.

Select the country where you completed your studies to see a guide to the grades you need to apply for this degree. If your country is not listed, you can still apply for this course and we will assess your eligibility. 

English language requirements

You are required to satisfy the applicable English language requirements and this degree requires a minimum of IELTS 6.0 or equivalent. If you do not meet the English language requirements you may apply to study a University-approved English language program.

Recognition of prior learning or work experience

If you have previously studied in your home country, you may be eligible for recognition of prior learning to reduce the number of courses that you need to study to finish your program.

Pathways

If you don't meet the entry requirements, we have pathway options available to you.

Degree structure

To complete this degree students must complete 24 units.

Courses to be studied Units
Core courses 8
1 x 8-unit Finance major 8
1 x second 8-unit major 
or 2 x 4-unit minors
or 1 x 4-unit minor plus 4 x electives
8
Total 24

Refer to the UniSQ Handbook for courses to be studied and recommended enrolment patterns.

Double degrees

You may like to study the Bachelor of Business as part of a double degree to give you the flexibility tailor your degree to your ambition.

Fees and scholarships

Your actual fees may vary depending on the courses you select. We review our fees annually so these may be subject to change.

Approximate annual costs1 for international students' first year of study (8 units) in this degree:

Study Mode Cost
External/Online

You are responsible for the full cost of your course and are charged a tuition fee.

AUD 27400
On-campus

You are responsible for the full cost of your course and are charged a tuition fee.

AUD 27400

1 These are indicative annual fees for 2024. 

Student services and amenities fees

You may need to pay student services and amenities (SA) fees as part of your course costs.

Scholarships

At UniSQ, we offer a range of scholarships to support your success at university. Find a scholarship that works for you.

How to apply

Complete your online application directly to UniSQ.

The semester start date is:

  • Semester 3, 2023 starts on Monday 13 November, 2023.

Intakes

You can select to start your study in Trimester 1, 2 or 3.

Study period  Orientation  Study period start date Finish date
Trimester 1, 2024  Monday 15 January Monday 22 January Friday 26 April 
Trimester 2, 2024 Monday 6 May Monday 13 May  Friday 16 August
Trimester 3, 2024 Monday 26 August Monday 2 September Friday 6 December 

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