Bachelor of Business (Finance)

Course code: #DBCF



Bachelor of Business (Finance)

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Quick facts

  • Tuition

    $34,300 AUD

  • Application fee


  • Duration

    3 years

  • PSW

    3 years

  • Min GPA

    63 out of 100

  • CRICOS Code


Industry Placement
Research Project

These are mandatory and all come with course.

Work placement

These items are optional and you can choose them as you wish after applying for the course.


Term start & deadline Deadline
Fall-February 31-January-2023 2023-01-31
Winter-August 31-July-2023 2023-07-31


Bachelor of Business (Finance)

You will start with core courses in areas such as analytics, accounting and economic theory. 

These will give you a solid grasp of business fundamentals that you can apply to a range of careers. 

In your specialisation, you will focus on finance and financial markets. 

Specific areas include financial markets and institutions: international currency and banking markets; portfolio and fund management; macroeconomics; corporate valuation; and financial risk analysis and management.

You can also embark on an overseas study tour, undertake an industry placement, or work on an industry-related research project.

You will kick-start your career with courses that develop your knowledge and skills in understanding financial assets and markets. 

This degree will qualify you for financial industry accreditation and prepare you for a rewarding career in the fast-paced financial sector.

You will learn the mechanics of the financial market and gain practical skills in the state-of-the-art Iress Trading Room, which includes a market data feed and trading software – the same technology used by the world’s leading banks and investment firms.

You can participate in an investigative study tour learning about business practices, financial sectors as well as political and cultural influences in other regions.

This degree is dynamic and its program structure is informed by industry and the latest practical research in finance. 

Therefore, as a graduate, you will be equipped with the knowledge and skill required by the finance industry. 

Also, you will be eligible for membership with various professional bodies including the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) Institute and the Financial Services Institute of Australasia (FINSIA).


Fast-track to Masters

Want to gain a postgraduate degree with just one extra year of study? 

You can package the Bachelor of Business (Finance) with the Master of Professional Accounting degree and graduate with two qualifications in just four years with Fast-track to Masters's program. 

This unique offering allows you to fast-track your studies, develop greater expertise and broaden your career opportunities. 

You will study for a three-year bachelor's degree and a one-year master’s degree (typically two years) in four years by using your undergraduate courses or electives.


Real-world connections

In addition to learning from teachers with professional experience as part of your studies, also offer opportunities for you to connect with industry outside the classroom.

  • Complete an industry project
  • Undertake a Business Internship and apply the skills and knowledge gained from your studies in a real workplace setting.
  • Become a global citizen with an overseas exchange program – have more than 60 partner universities worldwide, and study options that range from two weeks to one year
  • Build your network and career by participating in the Business Career Mentor Program which pairs you with an experienced business professional
  • Meet one-to-one with a senior business executive and industry leader through the Executive in Residence program. This experience enables you to build professional networks and benefit from the experience of an industry leader.

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Total costs



Cost of living 1 person $8,184
Accommodation 1 bed room $5,200
Tuition 1 person $34,300

Hourly wage

Min wage

21.38 AUD / 1 hour

in Australia every student can work 40 hour per fortnight

Required documents

  • A certified copy of the personal details page and signature page of your passport.
  • Certified copies of academic transcripts and graduation certificates, including information on your institution’s grading system as required.
  • English language test results (e.g. IELTS or TOEFL) where applicable.
  • Detailed syllabi/course outlines of previous studies if you are applying for credit or advanced standing.
  • Additional academic and employer references if required

Language requirements

not required
not required








Language pathway (conditional offer) is available

Successful completion of the Centre for English Language at the University of South Australia (CELUSA) Academic English Program: Level 4 (AE4)


If you do not meet the English language entry requirements, you can successful completion of the Centre for the English Language at the University of South Australia (CELUSA) Academic English Program. 

If they successfully complete the AE program at an appropriate level, students applying to these institutions will not need to take IELTS or any other English language test. 

Depending on their English level upon commencement of the AE program and their required IELTS score for further studies, students will study for between 10 and 40 weeks.

Academic background and requirement



Assumed Knowledge



You must have successfully completed an Australian Year 12 program or an equivalent program in your home country or a recognised Pathway or Foundation Studies Program.

If you are an international student studying Year 12 in Australia you need to apply via the South Australian Tertiary Admissions Centre (SATAC). 


India (best 4): 63%


Canada High School (OSSD): 65%


Iran: Pre-University Certificate, National High School Diploma

Successful completion of the Pre-University Certificate OR High School Diploma


Applicants are required to meet one of the following criteria with a competitive result, and demonstrate that they fulfil any prerequisite requirements and essential requirements for admission:


Recent secondary education
Meet any prerequisite requirements with a minimum grade of C- or equivalent

  • Qualify for the South Australian Certificate of Education (SACE), and achieved a competitive Selection Rank (ATAR), or
  • Complete secondary qualifications equivalent to SACE, or
  • Complete the International Baccalaureate Diploma with a minimum score of 24 points

Applicants who have not achieved the Selection Rank required for automatic selection may be selected for any remaining places based on the grades of their year 12 subjects.

Higher education study

  • Complete or partly complete a recognised higher education program at a recognised higher education institution, or
  • Complete at least four Open Universities Australia (OUA) courses at the undergraduate level or above

Vocational Education and Training (VET)

  • Complete an award from a registered training organisation at Certificate IV or above

Work and life experience

  • Qualify for Special Entry, or
  • Complete a UniSA Foundation Studies program or equivalent, or
  • Hold completed secondary qualifications equivalent to SACE obtained more than 2 years in the past


Career opportunities

  • Trader
  • Equity/research analyst
  • Financial Analyst (corporate Finance)
  • Investment banker
  • Investment fund manager
  • Portfolio manager
  • Asset allocation consultant
  • Stockbroker
  • Commercial banker
  • Corporate loan manager
  • Business adviser

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