Bachelor of Business (Economics, Finance and Trade)
For careers in professional services, government, banking and investment
Develop an in-depth understanding of the global business environment. You’ll learn to apply data-driven solutions to business problems. Gain valuable experience through a virtual internship. Graduate with endless career and income opportunities.
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UniSA Online’s Bachelor of Business (Economics, Finance and Trade) brings together three interconnected areas of study. With the global economy constantly shifting, an understanding of finance and economics is a solid grounding for a career in almost any industry.
Learn about complex and multi-faceted economic and financial environments, and build your understanding of public policy challenges and how to address them.
You’ll explore topics including economic growth and development, interest rates and inflation, and learn how and why businesses, individuals and governments make decisions. You’ll learn to critically analyse and interpret information, and apply your knowledge through a virtual internship opportunity.
A business degree presents a wealth of career opportunities – your broad skill set and knowledge is applicable in many organisations and industries. With a sound understanding of economics, finance and trade, graduates are well-placed to build their career in banking and investment, professional services, and all levels of government.
Careers to consider include:
- Business Development Manager
- Market Research Analyst
- Policy Adviser
- Trade and Investment Adviser
- Financial Risk Analyst
Successfully completed equivalent to a minimum of half a year of full-time study of a higher education program at a recognised higher education provider
Completed a secondary education qualification equivalent to SACE, such as an interstate year 12 international qualification with a competitive selection rank (ATAR)
Completed an award from a registered training organisation at Certificate IV level or above
Work and Life
Passed a UniSA Online literacy and numeracy test and have relevant work experience;
Completed a UniSA Foundation Studies program or equivalent; or
Qualified for Special Entry
If you have previous work experience, or have studied before, you could fast-track your studies by reducing the time it takes to complete your degree.
Study Economics, Finance and Trade with UniSA Online and take full control over your study. Access support seven days a week, plan your study to fit around your life, view learning resources 24/7, and log into the interactive online environment anywhere, any time and on any device.
In this degree you’ll build fundamental knowledge across economic theory, accounting, statistics and business intelligence, analysing economic exchange and trade activities nationally and within the international context. You’ll learn about a broad range of areas including trade theory and tariffs, financial evaluations, and supply and demand.
Your courses are taught by academics with strong professional backgrounds and industry experience, whose research shapes the courses they teach.
You’ll graduate with critical thinking and analytical skills, and be prepared to apply your knowledge to a broad range of financial, societal and economic issues.
Recommended Study Pattern
UO Critical Approaches to Online Learning OR Elective
UO Principles of Economics
UO Accounting for Business
UO Marketing Principles: Trading and Exchange
UO Business and Society OR Elective
UO Business Law
UO Quantitative Methods for Business
UO Career Development for Business
UO Entrepreneurship for Social and Market Impact
UO Growth Development and the Macroeconomy
UO Economic Analysis of Business Decisions
UO Management and Organisation
UO International Business Environments
UO Empirical Business Analysis
UO Business Finance
UO Portfolio and Fund Management
UO Economics of Public Policy
UO International Economics
UO International Currency and Banking Markets
UO Strategic Financial Analysis
Students must complete 24 subjects including 3 electives