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Monash University Handbook 2011 Undergraduate - Area of Study

All areas of study information should be read in conjunction with the relevant course entry in the Handbook. The units listed for this area of study relate only to the 'Requirements' outlined in the Faculty of Business and Economics component of any bachelors double degrees.

Managing facultyFaculty of Business and Economics


Banking and finance is the system that includes the circulation of money, the granting of credit, the making of investments, the acquisition of financing and the provision of banking facilities.


To complete the Banking and finance major in the Bachelor of Business degrees, students must complete:

(a.) The following six units (36 points):

  • AFF1300 Money and capital markets
  • AFF2401 Commercial banking and finance
  • AFF2631 Financial management
  • AFF3121 Investments and portfolio management
  • AFF3841 Lending decisions
  • MGX3100 Management ethics and corporate governance

(b.) four units from the following list:

  • AFF2701 Equity markets
  • AFF2851 Accounting information systems and financial modelling
  • AFF3111 Personal financial planning
  • AFF3301 Money market operations
  • AFF3331 International banking and finance, or AFX3871 International study program in banking and finance
  • AFF3351 Investment banking
  • AFF3651 Treasury management
  • AFF3751 Futures and options markets
  • BTF2601 Banking law
  • ECF1200 Macroeconomics
  • ECF2331 Macroeconomic and monetary policy
  • ETF3300 Quantitative methods for financial markets
  • ETX2121 Data analysis in business

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Relevant Courses

Single degrees

  • 0312 Bachelor of Business (Banking and finance)

Double degrees

  • 1333 Bachelor of Business (Accounting) and Bachelor of Business (Banking and finance)
  • 0553 Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Business (Banking and finance)
  • 0816 Bachelor of Business (Banking and finance) and Bachelor of Laws