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Introduction to Finance

Finance experts are always in high demand and it’s a career that could take you across the globe.

A finance course will equip you with a strong understanding of how financial institutions and markets function. You’ll gain a broad perspective and cover topics such as financial planning and management, investment, and corporate and international finance. 

With this knowledge, a lot of doors will open for you. You may end up helping clients manage their finances as a financial planner, working for a big investment bank, or helming the financial strategy of a corporation as a Chief Financial Officer (CFO)

There are many online finance courses available, which give you the chance to study in a location that suits you best. Let’s take a look at your options. 

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Griffith University


Why Money Matters

100% online

No ATAR required. Start with a subject.

Starts 15 Jul 2024, 04 Nov 2024

University of South Australia


Business Finance

100% online

No ATAR required. Start with a subject.

Starts 01 Apr 2024, 16 Sep 2024

University of Tasmania


Financial Decision Making

100% online

No ATAR required. Start with a subject.

Starts 26 Feb 2024, 22 Jul 2024

La Trobe University


Agrifinance and Risk Management

100% online

No ATAR required. Start with a subject.

Starts 29 Jul 2024

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University of Southern Queensland


Master of Business (Finance)

Delve deeper into the world of finance

Explore global markets, fintech, investor psychology, and more. Includes foundational business courses on leadership and economics. Take your business career to the next level with advanced knowledge in important finance concepts.

100% online

2 years full time or part time equivalent

Swinburne University of Technology

Understand financial positions and know how to add value

Combine accounting accuracy with financial insight in this double major. You’ll cover core business units and specialist topics including auditing, taxation, and finance law. With key skills including statistics and risk, you’re set for career success.

100% online

3 years full time or part time equivalent

University of the Sunshine Coast


Bachelor of Business

A business degree with industry experience

Start with core business topics including accounting, management, and marketing. Then choose your major. Specialisations include HR and small business management. Explore new opportunities. Innovate. Be your own boss or lead a team.

100% online

3 years full time or part time equivalent

Torrens University Australia

Validate and grow your business skills

Build your confidence in today’s business environment. You’ll cover contemporary approaches to marketing, financial management, and business communications. Expand your career options and think about progressing to an MBA.

100% online

6 months full time or part time equivalent

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