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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.

You'll study advanced courses in theoretical or applied finance and undertake research in your chosen area of interest. You'll also have the chance to study either corporate finance with a strong focus on practical applications, or empirical research methods.

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:

  • Stockbroker
  • Financial investment adviser
  • Company secretary
  • Corporate treasurer
  • Risk manager
  • Finance manager
  • Financial investment manager

What you'll study

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

  • Financial Markets and Institutions
  • Corporate Finance
  • Introductory Econometrics
  • Asset Pricing

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