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02 September 2023

Finance is an exciting, rapidly growing discipline that examines acquiring and allocating financial resources. It involves studying savings, investment, and risk. Find out about studying Finance at UC.


Finance looks into future planning for businesses, investors, and more. Finance shapes the health of every economy, and at UC you will gain the knowledge to make the right financial decisions.


What will you learn?
  • Examine three key areas: corporate finance, financial markets, and investments.
  • Extra opportunities including case competitions, Chartered Financial Analysts (CFA) exams, and Professional Risk Manager (PRM) qualifications.
  • Option to complete work experience in a professional environment during your final year of studies.


Finance major


Bachelor of Commerce

For the major in the Bachelor of Commerce, complete the following courses:


MATH102 is recommended.



For the complete three-year Bachelor of Commerce Finance major degree plan, see Te Kura Umanga | UC Business School website.


Bachelor of Science

For the major in the Bachelor of Science, complete the following courses:


These introductory courses are also recommended.


These courses are also recommended, or any 200-level STAT courses.



Finance minor

For the minor in the Bachelor of Arts, Commerce, Digital Screen, Health Sciences, Science, Social and Environmental Sustainability, Sport, or Youth and Community Leadership, complete the following courses:

Choose one of the following pathways:


Studying Finance will prepare you for a range of jobs in the financial and business sectors, as well as any roles that involve detailed knowledge of analysing data, risk planning and management, and accounting.

Career pathways could include:

  • financial advisor
  • investment broker
  • data analyst
  • foreign exchange dealer

Find out more about what you can do with a degree in Finance.

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