Bachelor of Business (Finance)

Get the finance qualifications and skills you need as part of a Bachelor of Business (Finance)

La Trobe’s major in finance gives you 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.

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Some career outcomes include:

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

When you study finance as your major, your award will be Bachelor of Business (Finance). This means potential employers will see the specialised skills you gained at La Trobe University.

Learn more about the finance major as part of the Bachelor of Business (Finance)

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Study your way with our Bachelor of Business

With more flexibility than ever, our Bachelor of Business is designed to let you to follow your interests while giving you a solid foundation in business know-how. This means you can tailor your study to match career goals in finance and build skills in a way that suits you.

You’ll be able to:

  • choose from a wide range of majors, minors and electives in your areas of interest
  • pair your major with complementary study from another discipline through open access majors
  • gain more real-world experience with diverse industry leaders and La Trobe partners.

How to apply

  • If you’re a Year 12 student from Victoria, you can lodge an application via the Victorian Tertiary Admissions Centre (VTAC). Your application will then be assessed based on your Year 12 results when they’re released.

  • Visit our VTAC page to find out more about how to apply for the Bachelor of Business.

Need more help applying?

Book a consultation, chat with us or search our FAQs at Ask La Trobe.

Why study business at La Trobe?

Top-rated globally

La Trobe is in the top 1% of universities worldwide.*

Times Higher Education (THE), 2022, World University Rankings 2022; Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas (CSIC), 2023, Ranking Web of Universities

Top 300 globally

We’re ranked in the world’s top 300 for business and economics.

Times Higher Education (THE), 2023, World University Rankings 2024 by subject: business and economics