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The University of Melbourne is ranked 1st in Australia and 12th globally for Accounting & Finance in the 2016 QS World University Rankings by Subject.
Finance professionals are concerned with the management of assets to create wealth for investors or companies. The finance discipline examines how individuals, businesses and institutions raise funds to implement investment strategies and how they allocate these funds to a variety of investment opportunities.
A selection of recent department journal publications
Seminars and Conferences
The Department of Finance hosts the annual conference Finance Down Under: Building on the Best from the Cellars of Finance. Internationally renowned for the competitiveness of its selection standards and the quality of the papers and keynote speeches. Each year we honour ‘vintage’ work in finance that has inspired recent advances and withstood the test of time.
The Department is a founding member of the Financial Research Network (FIRN) and hosts the most prestigious weekly Finance Seminar series in the Asia-Pacific region.
The Finance Keystones
View a series of videos that provide a description of some of the concepts and decisions that are at the very foundation of the finance discipline.
What we teach
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The Department of Finance teaches into a number of specialist areas, to cater for the diverse interests of our students and researchers.
Visit the Melbourne Business School website to browse the suite of postgraduate study options in finance.
The Doctoral Program in Finance has the largest and most well-developed set of doctoral subjects on offer in Australia.
The Faculty of Business and Economics is home to a wide range of specialist research centres. Our academics are active collaborators in multi-partner centres which bring together researchers and practitioners from a range of disciplines and industries.
Brain, Mind and Markets Laboratory
Decision Neuroscience Laboratory
Financial Integrity Research Network
A variety of professional accreditations, memberships and subject exemptions are available for finance students, at both undergraduate and postgraduate level.
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Human-Machine Judgement and Interaction Symposium
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Crowdfunding: a study by PhD Candidate Emma Li
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