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Bachelor of Commerce [B.Com] (Finance (Major))

 3 years
 full time
 on campus

Field of Study

Offered by     The University of Sydney Business School

$ 30,360 

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Program Description

  • The University of Sydney Business School offers a BCom in Finance (Major) degree for a duration of 3 years (6 terms).
  • It is a full-time program offered at the campus.
  • Finance focuses on understanding the financial decisions of corporations and individuals, as well as the structure and operation of institutions and markets.
  • This major is essential for anyone who wants to pursue a career in the financial services industry, including banking, broking, and investment management. 
  • Through this course, students will also learn about how capital markets work, and what need to know to work in them and be exposed to high-level, market-specific knowledge that mixes theory with current relevant practice.
  • In this course, students will also join a global leader in financial education.
  • In the 2017 QS World University Rankings, this accounting and finance subject areas were ranked in the top 20 in the world for the fifth consecutive year.
  • Department work in partnership with the Australian Securities Exchange, the CFA Institute, the Australian Financial Markets Association, and several of the largest banking, broking, accounting, and funds management businesses in the region.
  • The Finance major requires the completion of  48 credit points in units of study, as follows:
    • two 1000-level core units of study (12 credit points): *
      • Economics for Business Decision Making
      • Quantitative Business Analysis
    • two 2000-level core units of study (12 credit points):
      • Corporate Finance I
      • Corporate Finance II
    • two 3000-level core units of study (12 credit points):
      • Finance in Practice
      • Investments and Portfolio Management
    • two 3000-level elective units of study (12 credit points) selected from the following options:
      • Alternative Investments
      • Applied Portfolio Management A
      • Applied Portfolio Management B
      • Bank Financial Management
      • Behavioural Finance
      • Derivative Securities
      • Finance Theory
      • Financial Valuation: Case Study Approach
      • Financial Risk Management
      • Fixed Income Securities
      • Industry and Community Project
  • The Faculty-student ratio for this program is 1:14.
  • The average salary goes up to 43,640 USD after completing this program.

Program Highlights

Degree Type Offered Bachelor
Duration3 years
Fees$ 91,080 for 3 years
Delivery TypeFull Time
Admission Intake Term 1 (Deadline - Jan 31)
Language Proficiency IELTS,TOEFL,PTE
Offered byThe University of Sydney Business School
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Eligibility & Entry Requirement

Academic Eligibility:

  • A secondary education qualification such as the NSW Higher School Certificate (including national and international equivalents), or approved higher education study, including approved preparation courses.
  • In this program, admission is also based on the total score for the completed diploma.
  • Students must clear the required cutoff of IELTS or TOEFL and PTE to get admission into this program.

Indian Student Eligibility:

  • CBSE: The student must have all India Senior School Certificate awarded by the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE). A total of the best four externally examined subjects are considered.
  • Indian School Certificate: The student must have an Indian School Certificate awarded by the Council for Indian School Certificate Examinations (CISCE). The required score is the average of the best four subjects, including English.
  • Indian HSSC: The student must have an average of the best five academic subjects in the Higher Secondary School Certificate (HSSC) in the states of Andhra Pradesh, Gujarat, Karnataka, Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu, and West Bengal. The requirement is higher for other states.

Language Requirements:

  • International students from non-English speaking countries need to prove English proficiency through IELTS/TOEFL any equivalent test.

Required Document List

The Documents required are:

  • College Transcripts: The marks statement provided by the education board after completion of the previous academic qualifications.
  • Financial Documentation: The Proof that shows the financial background of the student.
  • Award certificates: A document that is presented as a form of recognition for participation or achievement. 
  • Letter of Recommendation: This shows who recommended the student to pursue the degree.
  • Statement of Purpose: This is an essay or any written statement written by the student while applying.
  • Tests Score statement: IELTS/TOEFL/PTE or other English proficiency testing results.
  • Supplementary documents: Students may be required to provide additional information with the application, depending on which University of Sydney course student chooses.

Application Deadline

Term 1
Jan 31

Term 2
Jun 30

Scores Required

7 / 9

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Fees & Funding

Tution & Application Fees

YearYear 1Year 2Year 3
Tuition fees$30360$30360$30360

Living Costs

HeadAvg Cost Per Year
Living expenses$ 14,518


Academy Ranking of World Universities 2020

Ranked #76/ 200

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Scholarship Grants & Financial Aids

NameAmountInternational Students EligibleApplication Deadline
Sydney Business School Continuing UG Merit Scholarship $3,981 Yes N/A
Sydney Vice-Chancellor International Scholarship Variable Yes 12 Jun, 2020
Sydney Business School’s International Scholarships Variable Yes N/A
Sydney scholars India Scholarship Program 2020 Variable Yes 31 May, 2020
Go Clean Scholarship $3,500 Yes 31 Dec, 2020
VueVille Future Technology Scholarship $1,000 Yes 30 Sep, 2020
Collegedunia $150 Scholarship Program $150 Yes N/A
Destination Australia Scholarship $11,070 Yes 07 Jul, 2021
BrokerFish International student scholarship $1,000 Yes 21 Dec, 2020
Australia Awards Scholarship Variable Yes N/A
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VISA & Work Study


An international student must obtain a Student VISA for study and work in Australia for a period longer than 6 months. There are different types of visa such as:

  • Student Visa: The student visa is a temporary visa that allows students to come to Australia for a specified period to study at an Australian educational institution.
  • Visitor Visa: After completing the course, students may need to apply for a Visitor (Tourist) Visa to attend the graduation ceremony or stay to have a holiday.
  • Relative’s Visitor Visa: If student's relatives wish to attend the graduation ceremony and require a letter to assist with their Visitor Visa application, they can order an official Graduation letter.
  • Temporary Graduate Visa: The Temporary Graduate Visa allows graduates to work in Australia temporarily after they finish their studies. It has two streams: the Graduate Work stream and the Post-Study Workstream.
  • Applying For permanent Residency: International students who wish to remain in Australia permanently need to apply for Permanent Residency (PR). 
  • If students are under 18 years of age, they must have approved accommodation and welfare arrangements in place before a visa can be issued.
  • Students will need the following documentation when applying for a Student VISA:
    • A copy of the offer letter
    • Valid Passport
    • A copy of electronic Confirmation of Enrolment (CoE)
    • The visa application payment specified on the Department of Home Affairs website.

Work Study

  • Australian students' visa allows international students to work part-time while pursuing their full-time degree courses.
  • A student visa of Australia under subclass 500 allows the student to work for up to 40 hours every fortnight during the academic session.
  • Students can work for unlimited hours during holidays or scheduled breaks with an Australian student visa.
  • To ensure working while studying in Australia, a student must pursue a minimum 2-year degree course from an Australian university.
  • The international students working in Australia have the same basic rights in their workplace as other Australian workers have.
  • The student can start working while studying in Australia, once have started their course of study.
  • Having a minimum lawful pay rate is mandatory.
  • The minimum wages in Australia are generally calculated on an hourly or weekly basis.
  • As per an announcement made by the FWC (Fair Work Commission), the national minimum wage for employees in Australia has been increases by 3.5%. The new pay rate has been set at 13.07 USD per hour.

Career and Placement after Course

Followings are the career/Job opportunities after this program:

  • Corporate finance
  • Investments
  • Derivatives
  • Behavioral finance
  • Financial valuation
  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Financial regulation

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