What will I learn?

On the back of the global financial crisis, finance has never been hotter. Being able to navigate through the complex world of markets, banks and laws and provide optimal advice about growing wealth is highly desirable in today's economy.

With the skills you'll gain in this course the ability to help organisations create value, invest wisely and control risk you'll find yourself in demand across the globe.

KEY FEATURES

This specialist course equips you to become a professional in the field of finance.

Units apply current theory and analytical techniques to real-world finance industry situations.

Your teachers are highly qualified and experienced lecturers who have a thorough understanding of finance industry practices.

ACCREDITATION

This degree, and associated double degrees, have been approved by ASIC (Australian Securities and Investments Commission - authorised assessors) as meeting ASIC training requirements in relation to RG146 compliance for generic knowledge, skills, securities, derivatives, managed investments, deposit products and non-cash payment facilities, and foreign exchange, subject to the completion of certain units. Macquarie University is a CFA Program Partner of the CFA Institute, the global association for investment professionals that awards the Chartered Financial Analyst ® designation. The Bachelor of Applied Finance is a partnering program.

SUITABLE FOR

Interested in financial systems, money and mathematics? The Bachelor of Applied Finance gives you the flexibility to work in either the Australian or international financial sector and will provide you with insight into financial markets, organisations and instruments.

Career Opportunities

A Macquarie course can set your dream career in motion.

PROFESSIONS

  • financial analyst for accounting and consultancy firms
  • financial economist
  • investment analyst
  • management consultant
  • market analyst
  • planning/policy analyst
  • public administrator
  • researcher
  • statistician
  • stockbroker

EMPLOYERS

  • Accounting and consultancy firms(such as Accenture, PricewaterhouseCoopers)
  • Commercial banks(such as Commonwealth Bank Australia, AMP)
  • Government(such as Treasury, Reserve Bank of Australia, Productivity Commission)

Which department am I in?

Faculty of Business and Economics

CRICOS

027342M

Study options

Full Time (3 years)

Tuition fees
A$37,500.00 (US$ 25,616) per year

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

Start date

24 February 2020, 27 July 2020

Venue

Macquarie University

Balaclava Road,

North Ryde,

MACQUARIE UNIVERSITY,

New South Wales,

2109, SYDNEY, Australia

Entry requirements

For students from United States

To apply for an undergraduate program, international students will need to have completed one or more of the following academic qualifications: A recognized senior secondary school qualification or university entrance examination, such as the New South Wales Higher School Certificate (NSW HSC) or other equivalent Australian or overseas high school qualification; A recognized university Foundation course; A recognized 2 or 3-year Diploma, Advanced Diploma or Associate Degree; At least one year of a university degree from a recognized institution. IELTS of 6.5 overall with minimum 6.0 in each band, or equivalent.

For international students

Students will need to have completed one or more of the following academic qualifications: A recognized senior secondary school qualification or university entrance examination, such as the New South Wales Higher School Certificate (NSW HSC) or other equivalent Australian or overseas high school qualification; A recognized university Foundation course; A recognized 2 or 3-year Diploma, Advanced Diploma or Associate Degree; At least one year of a university degree from a recognized institution.

You may satisfy the English language requirements if you have completed: senior secondary studies equivalent to the NSW HSC; one year of Australian or comparable tertiary study in a country of qualification

IELTS of 6.5 overall with minimum 6.0 in each band, or equivalent.

TOEFL iBT: 83

PTE Academic: 58

Find your nearest IELTS test centre and test dates

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

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About this uni

Macquarie University has invested AUD 1 billion to build new infrastructure and provide the latest technologies to its students.

  • Ranked in the top 1% of universities in the world
  • Offers Australia’s most generous scholarship programmes
  • Boasts exceptional facilities across campus
  • Based in one of Australia’s largest high-tech precincts