What will I learn?

This degree could lead you to a big role with a big salary package – but that’s not the only option. Depending on your life goals, you could find your rewards in not-for-profit organisations, government agencies or start-ups.

You’ll learn to explore business opportunities, analyse problems and find solutions. Learn how to make informed decisions and shape business interactions in a creative, confident and ethical way.

You’ll learn to understand capital investment, cost of capital, sources of funds, dividend policy, working capital management, efficient capital markets, portfolio management, the use of options, futures, forward exchange contracts and more.

3 reasons to study Finance at Murdoch

Work with real international organisations on real projects as part of our work integrated learning program.
Build your network of contacts by becoming a member of professional bodies and associations through our industry connections.
Study two majors in three years and graduate with two specialisations, further enhancing your career prospects.

What you’ll learn

Build the knowledge and skills you need to meet your career or study goals. Here are some of the things you’ll learn:

Investment analysis
International finance
Corporate finance
Finance law
Treasury management

Your future career

With this qualification, you can pursue career opportunities across the world in stockbroking, insurance and banking, and in public, private or not-for profit organisations. Careers could include:

Credit Manager
Financial Analyst or Manager
Investment Strategist
Chief Financial Officer (CFO)
Finance Broker

You could work for consultancy or professional services firms, universities or institutions, government agencies, banks, brokerage firms and more.

Professional recognition

When you graduate, you could be eligible for associate membership of the Financial Services Institute of Australasia (FINSIA).

Which department am I in?

Business and Law



Study options

Full Time (3 years)

Tuition fees
A$28,560.00 (15,28,908) per year
Start date

28 February 2022, 1 August 2022


Murdoch University

Perth Campus,

90 South Street,


Western Australia,

6150, PERTH, Australia

Entry requirements

For students from United States

IB -3 or better in Higher level (HL); 4 or better in Standard Level (SL). Academic International English Language Testing System (IELTS) Overall 6.0 with no band below 6.0; Test of English as a Foreign Language - IBT (TOEFL IBT) - 73 with no band less than 18; Test of English as a Foreign Language - Paper Based (TOEFL - Paper Based) - 534 (Test of Written English not less than 4.5); Cambridge Advanced English prior 52 with no section less than Borderline; Cambridge Advanced English after 169 overall with no band below 169; Occupational English Test (OET) - OET with a minimum of C in the four components; Pearson Test of English (PTE) 50 with no band below 50.

For international students

Applicants are required to complete secondary education (Year 12 or Australian equivalent) currently or within the last two years are eligible to apply. Entry requirements vary country by country.

Special Tertiary Admissions Test (STAT): 140 Written English; International English Language Testing System (IELTS): 6.0 Overall; Cambridge Advanced English (CAE): 169 Overall; Pearson Test of English (PTE): 50 Overall; Test of English as a Foreign Language Ð IBT (TOEFL IBT): 73 Overall; Occupational English Test (OET): C (250-290) Reading; C (250-290) Writing; C (250-290) Speaking; C (250-290) Listening

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

Pathways options

Offered by other partners

This university accepts pathways courses from
  • International Institute of Business & Information Technology (IIBIT)
  • West Australian Institute of Further Studies
  • TAFE International Western Australia
  • Phoenix Academy
  • Canning College