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Why study finance at La Trobe?

Global financial services are evolving and we need skilled professionals to navigate them. That's where you come in. At La Trobe you'll develop a comprehensive understanding of corporate and international finance, investment valuation, portfolio management and risk management.

You'll be able to:

  • Learn from experts in our financial trading room and solve financial problems with the tools professionals use
  • Get study that fits around you with fully online, on-campus and blended study options
  • Become one of the most employable graduates in Victoria*

* 2nd in Victoria. Our graduates have an overall employer satisfaction rating of 87.8 per cent Quality Indicators for Learning and Teaching (QILT), 2022, 2021 Employer Satisfaction Survey [PDF, 1.88 MB]

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Bachelor of Accounting

Bachelor of Accounting

Build accounting expertise to succeed in a transforming world. Accountants work to help businesses thrive. Whether it’s in business, government, the not-for-profit sector or elsewhere – accountancy expertise will open doors for you. Possible roles include:

  • business analyst
  • financial accountant
  • management accountant
  • forensic accountant.

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Bachelor of Business

Bachelor of Business (Finance)

Gain the skills for a successful career in the financial markets, insurance and banking sectors. Learn from experts in our financial trading room and solve financial problems with the tools used by professionals. Possible roles include:

  • research or corporate financial analyst
  • stockbroker
  • portfolio or fund manager
  • bank or insurance relationship/account manager
  • risk analyst

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Bachelor of Commerce

Bachelor of Commerce

Be ready to do business in a changing world with the skills and knowledge to manage investment and funding strategies. You'll construct investment portfolios that meet your investors' goals and risk profiles. Possible roles include:

  • financial adviser
  • project manager
  • accountant.

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Bachelor of Business

Bachelor of Business

The modern business world is changing. Prepare to thrive in a digitally disrupted world with a wide range of majors, minors and optional second majors, and more real-world experience with diverse industry leaders and La Trobe partners.

Possible roles include:

  • financial analyst
  • business development manager
  • corporate consultant
  • economic or market analyst.

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We're accredited by the best

La Trobe Business School is part of only five per cent of business schools accredited by the AACSB - the world's largest business education alliance.

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