Bachelor of Finance

Handbook

Faculty of Business and Law

Program Code

11179

Graduate Level

Undergraduate

Admission Instructions

How to apply as a:

Mode of delivery

Face to face on campus.

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The program is no longer available to commencing students.

Students wishing to study Finance may do so as a major within the Bachelor of Commerce program http://www.newcastle.edu.au/program/10446.html.

The demand for graduates with finance backgrounds is extremely strong - it's a growth area and prospects for a professional, well paid career in areas such as banking, stockbroking or financial planning are second to none.

Continuing students may contact the Program Officer to answer inquiries.


Admission Requirements (Click to hide)(Section detail has been hidden from print)Back to top

Not available to new students.


Credit Transfer (Click to hide)(Section detail has been hidden from print)Back to top

No new intake from 2009. Not applicable for continuing students.


Honours (Click to hide)(Section detail has been hidden from print)Back to top

Available as an additional year (or EqP) to meritorious students.


Professional Accreditation (Click to hide)(Section detail has been hidden from print)Back to top

Students completing this program with accounting major will meet the academic requirements for Associate membership of CPA Australia and enrolment in the CPA Program, and for enrolment in the Chartered Accountants Program of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia.


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Student with disabilities who require reasonable adjustments to undertake their program should contact the Disability support Service before semester or early in the semester. Some adjustments need up to 4 weeks lead time to organise, so it is imperative that early contact is made. The Disability Support Service and relevant Faculty and School officers will work together to ensure reasonable adjustments are provided in a timely manner. Please note: All students must fulfil the inherent requirements of the programs and courses they are undertaking. While reasonable adjustments can be made, these adjustments cannot compromise academic integrity. It is the student's responsibility to check all the requirements of courses, and consider the effects of any medial condition or disability on their ability to complete course requirements. Please visit http://www.newcastle.edu.au/service/disability/ for more information.


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To complete the degree, students must pass courses totalling 240 units. The academic program has three distinct components. Prescribed Courses, a Major Sequence and Elective Courses.

The 240 units required to complete the degree must include:

  • All 1000 level Prescribed Courses
  • A major sequence in either Business Finance or Quantitative Finance
  • No more than 100 units at the 1000 level
  • At least 60 units at the 3000 level.

Transition Arrangements Back to top

Please speak to a Faculty of Business and Law Program Officer.


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Back to topElectives (Click to hide)(Section detail has been hidden from print)
Choose 80 units outside core or compulsory courses for this program.80 units
For more information on electives, including online electives, please visit the Electives page. (opens in a new page)
Back to topCore Courses (Click to hide)(Section detail has been hidden from print)
Complete the following core courses to fulfil the requirements of this program.
ACFI1001Accounting for Decision Makers

This course replaces ACFI1020.

Semester 1 - 2015 (Callaghan)
Semester 1 - 2015 (Central Coast)
Semester 2 - 2015 (Callaghan)
10 units
ACFI1002Accounting Practice

This course replaces ACFI1010.

Trimester 1 - 2015 (Singapore)
Semester 2 - 2015 (Callaghan)
Semester 2 - 2015 (Central Coast)
10 units
ECON1001Microeconomics for Business Decisions

This course replaces ECON1100.

Trimester 1 - 2015 (Singapore)
Semester 1 - 2015 (Callaghan)
Semester 1 - 2015 (Central Coast)
Semester 2 - 2015 (Callaghan)
10 units
ECON1002Macroeconomics in the Global Economy

This course replaces ECON1110.

Semester 1 - 2015 (Callaghan)
Trimester 2 - 2015 (Singapore)
Semester 2 - 2015 (Callaghan)
Semester 2 - 2015 (Central Coast)
10 units
STAT1060Business Decision Making

This course replaces STAT1050.

Semester 1 - 2015 (Callaghan)
Semester 1 - 2015 (Central Coast)
Trimester 3 - 2015 (Singapore)
Semester 2 - 2015 (Callaghan)
10 units
Back to topBusiness Finance Major (Click to hide)(Section detail has been hidden from print)
Compulsory Courses (Click to hide)(Section detail has been hidden from print)
Complete the following compulsory courses to fulfil the requirements of this major.
IRHR1001Managing the Organisation

This course replaces IRHR1110.

Semester 1 - 2015 (Callaghan)
Semester 1 - 2015 (Central Coast)
Semester 2 - 2015 (Callaghan)
10 units
ACFI2070Business FinanceSemester 1 - 2015 (Callaghan)10 units
ACFI2080Corporate FinanceSemester 2 - 2015 (Callaghan)10 units
ACFI3130InvestmentsSemester 1 - 2015 (Callaghan)10 units
ACFI3190Financial Institutions Risk Management

This course replaces ECON3230

Semester 2 - 2015 (Callaghan)10 units
ECON3001Markets, Regulation and Government Policy

This course replaces ECON2390

Not currently offered10 units
Directed Courses (Click to hide)(Section detail has been hidden from print)
Choose 20 units from 3000 level Directed courses.
ACFI3140International FinanceSemester 2 - 2015 (Callaghan)10 units
ECON3003Global Trade and Finance

This course replaces ECON3060

Semester 1 - 2015 (Callaghan)10 units
ECON3004Money and Banking

This course replaces ECON3220

Semester 2 - 2015 (Callaghan)10 units
ECON3220Money and FinanceNot currently offered10 units
Back to topQuantitative Finance Major (Click to hide)(Section detail has been hidden from print)
Compulsory Courses (Click to hide)(Section detail has been hidden from print)
Complete the following compulsory courses to fulfil the requirements of this major.
ACFI2070Business FinanceSemester 1 - 2015 (Callaghan)10 units
ACFI2080Corporate FinanceSemester 2 - 2015 (Callaghan)10 units
MATH2310Calculus of Science and EngineeringSemester 1 - 2015 (Callaghan)
Trimester 2 - 2015 (Singapore)
Semester 2 - 2015 (Callaghan)
10 units
STAT2020Data Analysis: Regression & ForecastingNot currently offered10 units
ACFI3130InvestmentsSemester 1 - 2015 (Callaghan)10 units
ACFI3190Financial Institutions Risk Management

This course replaces ECON3230

Semester 2 - 2015 (Callaghan)10 units
ECON3001Markets, Regulation and Government Policy

This course replaces ECON2390

Not currently offered10 units
ECON3230Financial EconomicsNot currently offered10 units
ECON3450Econometric ModellingNot currently offered10 units
MATH3750Financial MathematicsNot currently offered10 units
Directed Courses (Click to hide)(Section detail has been hidden from print)
Choose 20 units from either MATH1110 and MATH1120 or MATH1210 and MATH1220.
MATH1110Mathematics 1

Must be undertaken with MATH1120.

Semester 1 - 2015 (Callaghan)
Trimester 3 - 2015 (Singapore)
Semester 2 - 2015 (Callaghan)
10 units
MATH1120Mathematics 2

Must be undertaken with MATH1110.

Mid Summer - 2015 (Callaghan)
Trimester 1 - 2015 (Singapore)
Semester 1 - 2015 (Callaghan)
Trimester 3 - 2015 (Singapore)
Semester 2 - 2015 (Callaghan)
10 units
MATH1210Advanced Mathematics 1

Must be undertaken with MATH1220.

Semester 1 - 2015 (Callaghan)10 units
MATH1220Advanced Mathematics 2

Must be undertaken with MATH1210.

Semester 2 - 2015 (Callaghan)10 units