Financial Risk Management

Unit set code: BMAFNR | Study level: Undergraduate | Unit set type: Major
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Overview

After developing a solid grounding in business in your first year, customise your degree with a major in Financial Risk Management.

This major allows you to start your career in financial planning and financial risk management in any modern financial services industry. The recent financial crises, global and regional, have highlighted the need for higher level thoughtful planning which is essential for the long term sustainability of the financial sector, and this course will expose you to the knowledge and skills necessary to meet the challenges. If you, however, choose to build a career in the Australian financial sector, or in the neighbouring region, studying in Australia will be a definite advantage because completing the full course equips you with the practical knowledge in the areas of financial planning, risk management and insurance, investment and portfolio management, taxation law, superannuation, and estate planning.

Unit set structure

For a major study students must complete 96 credit points (equivalent to 8 units) consisting of:

72 credit points (equivalent to 6 units) Major Studies
24 credit points (equivalent to 2 units) Capstone Units
Please note: Students undertaking a second major are required to complete BPD2100 International Business Challenge instead of BPD3100 Applied Business Challenge.

*Students undertaking the Bachelor of Laws/Bachelor of Business (LBWB) and Bachelor of Laws (Honours)/Bachelor of Business (LHWB) are required to complete BAO3405 Law of Financial Institutions and Securities in place of BLO2206 Taxation Law and Practice.

What is a unit?

A full course is made up of several smaller topics or subjects. These are referred to as 'units'.
Most courses have compulsory 'core' units, as well as optional units

Credits

'Credit points' are the value that each unit contributes towards your course.
Most units at VU are worth 12 credit points. You will need to complete the required course credit points to graduate.

Major Studies

Capstone Units

Students undertaking this as a second major are required to complete BPD2100 International Business Challenge instead of BPD3100 Applied Business Challenge.

Please note: students undertaking the Bachelor of Laws/Bachelor of Business (LBWB) and Bachelor of Laws (Honours)/Bachelor of Business (LHWB) are required to complete BLO3405 Law of Financial Institutions and Securities in place of BLO2206 Taxation Law and Practice.

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