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What will I learn?

With our revamped Bachelor of Business you’re the boss. Start your major in your first year of study. Combine business units with majors and electives from across the whole university for a more diverse and adaptive skill set.

Mix theory with real world industry projects. Gain industry specific accreditation from Australia’s leading institutions.

Applied Finance

The Applied Finance major equips you with the expert skills to create a career as a finance specialist. In this major you will develop in-depth knowledge of finance with a focus on investment and securities, economics, and banking and finance. The core units in the Bachelor of Business will provide you a foundation of business knowledge and develop your skills in innovation, career planning, and numeracy.

The Applied Finance major builds on this knowledge and skills in an applied discipline based context. Finance specialists work in a range of roles within the rapidly growing finance sector. This major fulfils the educational requirements for admission as an Associate (A Fin) of the Financial Services Institute of Australasia (FINSIA) provided the applicant is at least working in the financial services industry.

All other students are eligible to apply for Affiliate membership (no post nominals apply).

Your career

As a Business graduate you can look forward to career opportunities in:

  • Accounting
  • Applied finance
  • Economics
  • Hospitality management
  • Human resource management
  • International business

Which department am I in?

School of Business

CRICOS

089205G

Study options

Full Time (3 years)

Tuition fees
A$28,922.00 (15,48,287) per year

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

7 March 2022, 25 July 2022

Venue

Parramatta City Campus

169 Macquarie Street and 100 George Street,

New South Wales,

2150, SYDNEY, Australia

Full Time (3 years)

Tuition fees
A$28,922.00 (15,48,287) per year

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

7 March 2022, 25 July 2022

Venue

Bankstown Campus

Corner of Horsley Road and Bullecourt Avenue,

New South Wales,

2214, SYDNEY, Australia

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Students must have Australian Year 12 Higher School Certificate in or outside Australia; International Baccalaureate in Australia; New Zealand National Certificate of Educational Achievement (NCEA), Level 3. English language requirements: IELTS (Academic version): 6.5 overall score, minimum 6.0 in each subtest; TOEFL internet-based score: Total score 82, Writing 21, Speaking 18, Reading 13, Listening 13; Pearson Test of English Academic (PTE): 58 overall; No communication skills less than 50.

For international students

Students must have Successful completion of Year 12 or an equivalent qualification.

English Language Requirements:

IELTS: 6.5 overall score (min 6.0 in each subtest); TOEFL internet-based score of 82: Writing 21, Speaking 18, Reading 13, Listening 13; Pearson Test of English Academic (PTE): 58 overall; No communication skills less than 50.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

Pathways options

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About Western Sydney University

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  • Ranked 251st by Times Higher Education
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