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.
Congratulations to the University of Melbourne team for winning the Melbourne Round of the 2020 CFA Research Challenge. The team comprised of the following students:
Lawrence Lloyd-Jones (Captain), Bachelor of Commerce (Finance and Management)
Jessica Elvina, Bachelor of Commerce (Finance and Marketing)
Vivian Gao, Bachelor of Commerce (Finance and Marketing)
Kenneth Guevarra, Bachelor of Commerce (Finance and Economics)
Jessica Tang, Bachelor of Commerce (Finance and Economics)
Our team will represent the CFA Society Melbourne and compete in the Oceania Round of the competition to be held later in the year.
Kavleen Kaur first came to Melbourne to study in the Bachelor of Commerce. Now, she’s nearing the end of her studies in the Master of Finance and is preparing for her next step into the working world.Master of Finance
While institutional investors are selling stocks, retail investors are buying. They may not understand the risks.Research
As the world faces one of the fastest and largest global economic contractions in living memory, Australia’s house prices are likely to fall for months – possibly yearsResearch
In the wake of last year's banking royal commission, this situation is a chance for banks to redeem their reputations and rebuild trust.Industry and Society
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
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...
View all subjects in the handbook.
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.