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Undergraduate - Area of study

Students who commenced study in 2015 should refer to this area of study entry for direction on the requirements; to check which units are currently available for enrolment, refer to the unit indexes in the the current edition of the Handbook. If you have any queries contact the managing faculty for your area of study.

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This area of study entry applies to students commencing this course in 2015 and should be read in conjunction with the relevant course entry in the Handbook. Any 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


  • Unit codes that are not linked to their entry in the Handbook are not available for study in the current year.


Finance and macroeconomics is an interdisciplinary field of study combining economics and finance. The issues of how financial markets impact on the economy, and how the economy influences financial markets, are important for business and public policy decision-making.


To complete the finance and macroeconomics major in the Bachelor of Business and Commerce, students must complete:

The following eight units (48 points):

  • ACG2851 Accounting information systems and financial modelling
  • BFG1300 Money and capital markets
  • BFG2631 Financial management
  • BFG3121 Investments and portfolio management
  • ECG1102 Introductory macroeconomics
  • ECG2730 Macroeconomic policy
  • ECG2721 Trade finance and foreign exchange
  • ECG3143 Economics of money and banking

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Relevant courses

Single degrees

  • 2224 Bachelor of Business and Commerce