Bachelor of Finance and Banking (BFinBank)

Program Code

BFB

Academic Year

2022

Program Faculty

Faculty of the Professions

Special Notes

These Program Rules should be read in conjunction with the University's policies (http://www.adelaide.edu.au/policies).

Overview

The finance and banking industries focus on banking services and wealth management from individual consumers through to major corporations. The Bachelor of Finance and Banking has been designed to allow students to develop a deep understanding of the global financial markets and banking environment and the skills required for trading financial instruments and providing financial and monetary advice to companies and government.

The Bachelor of Finance and Banking is an AQF level 7 program with a standard full-time duration of 3 years.

Conditions

Interruption of program: Students must apply for permission from the Faculty before taking a Leave of Absence. Any extension of the leave without approval will result in the loss of place in the program but an application may be made to be re-admitted to the program subject to the admission procedures in place at the time.

Academic Program Rules for Bachelor of Finance and Banking

There shall be a Bachelor of Finance and Banking.

Qualification Requirements
Academic Program: 

To qualify for the degree of Bachelor of Finance and Banking, the student must complete satisfactorily a program of study consisting of the following requirements with a combined total of not less than 72 units, comprising:
1. Level I courses not exceeding 30 units
2. Core courses to the value of 48 units including capstone courses to the value of 6 units
3. Elective courses to the value of 24 units, including Broadening Electives to the value of 9 units

Core Courses

To satisfy the requirements for Core Courses students must complete courses to the value of 48 units.

Level I

All of the following courses must be completed:

Subject / Catalogue Course Title Unit Value
ACCTING 1002 Introductory Accounting 3
ECON 1009 International Financial Institutions and Markets I 3
CORPFIN 1002 Business Finance 3
ECON 1012 Principles of Economics I 3

and

Courses to the value of 3 units from the following:

Subject / Catalogue Course Title Unit Value
ECON 1008 Data Analytics I 3
STATS 1000 Statistical Practice I 3

and

All of the following courses must be completed:

Subject / Catalogue Course Title Unit Value
MATHS 1009 Introduction to Financial Mathematics I 3
MATHS 1010 Applications of Quantitative Methods in Finance I 3

or

All of the following courses must be completed:

Subject / Catalogue Course Title Unit Value
MATHS 1011 Mathematics IA 3
MATHS 1012 Mathematics IB 3

or

All of the following courses must be completed:

Subject / Catalogue Course Title Unit Value
MATHS 1011 Mathematics IA 3
MATHS 1013 Mathematics IM 3

Level II

All of the following courses must be completed:

Subject / Catalogue Course Title Unit Value
CORPFIN 2501 Financial Institutions Management 3
ECON 2508 Financial Economics II 3
CORPFIN 2502 Business Valuation 3
CORPFIN 2504 Options, Futures & Risk Management 3

and

Courses to the value of 3 units from the following:

Subject / Catalogue Course Title Unit Value
MATHS 2103 Probability & Statistics II 3
ECON 2515 Intermediate Applied Econometrics II 3
CORPFIN 2503 Business Data Analytics 3

Level III

All of the following courses must be completed:

Subject / Catalogue Course Title Unit Value
MATHS 3012 Financial Modelling: Tools & Techniques III 3

and

Courses to the value of 3 units from the following:

Finance electives

and

Capstone
 

Subject / Catalogue Course Title Unit Value
CORPFIN 3501 Portfolio Theory & Management 3
ECON 3511 Money, Banking and Financial Markets III 3