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.
CFA Institute Research Challenge Winners 2019!
Congratulations to the University of Melbourne team for winning the Melbourne Round of the 2019 CFA Institute Research Challenge. The team comprised of the following students:
- Bilal Ibrahim - Bachelor of Commerce (Economics and Finance)
- Linh Thuy Nguyen - Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting and Finance)
- Linchen Xie - Master of Finance
- Donglin You - Bachelor of Commerce (Finance and Economics)
- Sheng Zhang - Bachelor of Commerce (Economics and Finance)
Our team will represent the CFA Society Melbourne and compete in the Asia-Pacific Round of the competition to be held in Seoul in March 2020.
The Faculty of Business and Economics was saddened by the sudden death of critical thinker, colleague and friend Professor J. Spencer Martin, who passed away on 24 September 2019.Announcement
Chinese alumnus, Dennis Zeeh completed the Master of Management (Finance) in 2012. Since then, he’s worked in a range of roles, in Melbourne, Sydney, and most recently, Shanghai. We spoke with Dennis to find out more about his experience, tapped into some valuable advice he has for new graduates....ster of Management (Finance)
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
Our academics are active collaborators in multi-partner centres which bring together researchers and practitioners from a range of disciplines and industries.
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.