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This major is for anyone who wants to work in banking and finance, investment and portfolio management, corporate finance, risk assessment, or business analysis.

You'll learn how to use research methods to understand financial problems, as well as debt and equity capital markets, funds management, and private equity.

Graduates enjoy careers in corporate finance, investment banking, stockbroking, management and financial consulting.

Highlights

1 in Queensland for accounting and finance

QS World University Rankings 2020

41 in the world for accounting and finance

QS World University Rankings 2020

Career possibilities

Our programs prepare you for your first job and beyond. Here are some of the careers you could be on your way to:

  • Financial analyst
  • Financial crime analyst
  • Portfolio manager
  • Investment banking analyst
  • Corporate banking analyst
  • Fund administrator
  • Business banking specialist
  • Investment banker
  • Market risk analyst
  • Mergers and acquisition adviser

How you'll learn

Your learning experiences are designed to best suit the learning outcomes of the courses you choose.

  • Lectures
  • Tutorials
  • Work placements
  • Seminars

What you'll study

At UQ, subjects are called 'courses'. Here's a sample of the courses you could study:

  • Corporate Finance
  • Banking and Lending Decisions
  • International Financial Management
  • Derivatives and Risk Management

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