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.
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.
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.
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:
Gain research experience and enhance your career prospects with an honours degree. These programs are designed to connect your undergraduate study with supervised independent research. An honours degree also provides a pathway into further study, such as a Masters by Research or PhD. You can take honours as a stand-alone degree or as part of an embedded honours program.
You can study finance in the following postgraduate coursework programs:
You can also choose the following finance-focused majors within a number of degrees:
“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