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.
In 2020, Melbourne Business School is launching the New Master of Finance, a course that has been redesigned in response to an ever-evolving industry, to give students the skills and adaptability they need to excel in their finance careers. We spoke with Professor John Handley, to find out more about the new program.Master of Finance
When we think of Finance and Economics, there’s often a very formulaic response – we imagine data and spreadsheets – but to be successful you have to think outside the Excel box. It’s not just about the numbers. For BCom Student Barry Zhang the narrative is just as important. His experience in the Management Consulting subject, working with HASSELL Architecture and Design firm gave him the chance to build a new narrative, and understand the full scope of management consulting.Bachelor of Commerce
Following the Royal Commission into Misconduct in the Banking, Superannuation and Financial Services Industry, the government has work to do to improve the financial sector and how Australians interact with it. It can start by investing in education, technology and regulation.
The Bachelor of Commerce represents a ticket to the life many students have always wanted. For international students, it’s an adventure in a new country, new experiences, and new opportunities. Whether domestic or international, students studying at the University of Melbourne have bought themselves a one-way ticket into the express lane.Bachelor of Commerce
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Australian Centre for Financial Studies
The Australian Centre for Financial Studies is an independent research centre that provides thought leadership on issues of concern for...
Brain, Mind and Markets Laboratory
The Brain, Mind and Markets Laboratory study risk decisions all the way from the brain to markets, integrating knowledge from...
Decision Neuroscience Laboratory
The Decision Neuroscience Lab is aimed at investigating the neural and cognitive basis of decision-making, preference formation, belief updating, and...
Financial Integrity Research Network
The Financial Integrity Research Network is a formal network of Australia's major universities and data collection/research institute - SIRCA. FIRN...
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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.
We also offer the innovative and cross-disciplinary Doctoral Program in Decision Risk and Financial Sciences.
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.
A variety of professional accreditations, memberships and subject exemptions are available for finance students, at both undergraduate and postgraduate level.