What is finance? 

Finance is all about managing financial resources and making strategic decisions in the face of uncertainty. It looks at how businesses raise capital, how people distribute savings and investments, and organisational policies and decisions.

Why study finance? 

Skills and expertise in finance give you the ability to creatively problem solve and apply those skills broadly across a broad range of industries. Your analytical and finance skills will put you in demand and set you up for success in a diverse range of careers. 

Why choose UNSW?

Studying at UNSW Business School will set you up for a stellar career in finance. At UNSW, our community are at the forefront of change and innovation. You’ll learn adaptive thinking as you build your expertise and blend theory with hands-on experience through work integrated learning and internship opportunities with our industry partners.

Your career opportunities

As they say – money makes the world go ‘round. So there’s no shortage of career opportunities for those with skills and expertise in finance.

Career options include: 

  • Asset management
  • Corporate finance (credit analyst, financial analyst, trader, treasury)
  • Personal financial adviser
  • Risk management analyst
  • Stockbroker

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What our graduates say

“The learning culture at UNSW, which challenges the status quo, helped set me apart from other financial advisors and prepared me for the fast-paced world of finance. I’ve been challenging the status quo ever since and have now started my own Financial Advisory helping people gain financial freedom and live a fulfilled life.” 

Harry Goldberg, Co-founder, Adviser and Coach, Purpose Advisory