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Applied Finance

Undergraduate Specialisation

SPUC-FINCE

Course
Applied Finance Specialisation
Credit
100

Outline

Develop a sound knowledge of corporate finance and financial management.

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Broad career options

This specialisation can help to complement your primary area of study with an understanding of finance.

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In this specialisation you will develop foundational knowledge in financial principles, including financial mathematics, interest rates and risk management.

You’ll learn how to handle corporate finance issues and common derivative contracts, and will gain awareness of global financial markets and the effect of the global environment on financial management decisions.

This specialisation is ideal if you want to integrate a working knowledge of finance with another area of business and commerce. If you wish to make finance the primary focus of your studies, we recommend you choose to study the Finance major.

Why study

Use real case studies and examples to apply your learning and problem-solving skills.

Student profile

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Career information

Careers

  • Consultant
  • Corporate finance analyst
  • Credit analyst
  • Econometrician
  • Economic analyst
  • Economist
  • Investment banker

Industries 

  • Banking
  • Brokerage
  • Consultancy
  • Government
  • Private business
  • Resources

Advanced standing

At Curtin, we understand that everyone’s study journey has been different.

You may have already studied some of the units (subjects) listed in your Curtin course, or you may have work experience that matches the degree requirements.

If this applies to you, you can apply for credit for recognised learning (CRL), which means your previous study is recognised and matched against a similar unit in your intended Curtin course.

A successful CRL application exempts you from having to complete certain units within your course and means you could finish your degree in a shorter amount of time.

CRL is also known as recognition of prior learning, advanced standing and credit transfer.

Use the CRL search to find out how much CRL you qualify for, or contact us at:

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Curtin Connect: 1300 222 888

CRL search

Fees & charges

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  • Curtin course code: SPUC-FINCE
  • Last updated on: 18/08/2022