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Major overview

Overview

Finance is the management of money and assets. This includes the activities involved in banking, investments, financial systems and markets.

Finance professionals manage assets to facilitate the growth of wealth for individuals, institutions, firms and governments.

Economic analysis, accounting concepts and quantitative methods are used to solve financial problems, assess risks and make calculated financial decisions.

FINANCE AT MELBOURNE
  • The Finance major examines how organisations raise funds to implement investment strategies, and how funds can be allocated to a variety of investment opportunities.
  • You’ll study capital markets and financial institutions, investments and financial planning, as well as corporate, personal and real estate finance.
  • This Finance major is focused on professional practice and will help you prepare for Chartered Financial Analyst exams to secure professional accreditation.