Studying in the field of finance can open the door to a range of careers nationally and internationally.
This major gives you a broad understanding of corporate and investment finance. You will learn about investment evaluation, how to fund activities, the roles played by financial markets and instruments, structure and operations of financial markets, and financial securities that trade in financial markets.
Through Industry Connection students are given opportunities to experience the real business world. As a Curtin Business School student you will have opportunities to connect with successful business and community leaders, helping you gain a competitive edge, with the potential to enhance your professional prospects.
The Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Western Australia has partnered with Curtin Business School (CBS) to offer internships to students who have completed 200 credits or more of their business degree, these internships are for course credit and provide real-world exposure to our students.
These business internships will not only give students credit towards their degree, they will receive the industry experience and practical skills needed to achieve great things after graduation and give employers the opportunity to support and lend their expertise to the students, encouraging the future workforce, whilst being assisted to meet their business goals.
Industry engagement and internship opportunities
Finance is offered as part of the Bachelor of Commerce. You can enhance your studies with a secondary major or choose from a range of elective units to support your career goals.
What you'll learn
- Communicate in oral, written, qualitative and quantitative media channels; be able to syntheses and select appropriate communication schemes dependent upon the nature of problem and audience
- Distinguish, identify and apply available technologies and methodologies to investigate financial issues
- Identify new developments in the field of finance and integrate available strategies into the existing body of knowledge; and be able to reflect upon their implications for the finance discipline
- Understand the implications and potential impacts of current developments in the national and international capital markets on both domestic and international economies
- Understand the importance and impact of cultural diversity on making financial decisions in both national and international contexts
- Apply acquired skills individually and in a group to facilitate the understanding and solution of financial issues in a professional and ethical manner
- Understand, apply and analyse financial knowledge and issues and their impacts on national and international financial markets