Today's finance leaders are skilled in FinTech with a deep commitment to cybersecurity and sustainable business practises. No matter what finance career you choose, you'll pursue growth for good, and advocate for ethical and sustainable outcomes.
With so many paths to choose from - you could be an investment banker, stockbroker, financial analyst or cryptocurrency trader - the final destination is up to you.
You'll need deep industry connections in the world of banking of finance to achieve your client's financial goals. Fancy yourself as an investment banker? You'll seek investors for corporate clients, and advise clients on how to invest their money. As a Stockbroker, you'll oversee stock portfolios, and trade stocks and bonds for investors.
As a finance broker, you'll advise on loans, insurance, and credit products, tailoring each product to your client's needs. And if you become a financial planner? You'll spend your days advising on wealth creation - working for a corporate entity or in your own business. You'll have a deep knowledge of investing, superannuation, retirement planning, estate planning, budgeting, insurance and taxation.
Go boldly into a lucrative career path with excellent long-term prospects. Thrive in your own business or take advantage of the almost limitless choice of roles within banks, institutions, public accounting, and the corporate sector.
Take your highly transferable finance leadership and technical skills into the public and private sectors, government departments, financial institutions, private consulting firms, not-for-profits, or commercial organisations.
You’ll graduate future-ready for tomorrow’s workforce with our Work Integrated Learning and industry placement programs. Our strong industry ties connect you to industry leaders, including prestige firms and professional bodies across all sectors.
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Immerse yourself in a real-world business environment at the New Venture Institute and Flinders Business Trading Room.
Study part of your degree overseas with student exchange opportunities at 80 international partner universities.
Graduate ahead of the game with industry accreditation and the qualifications to apply for membership with professional bodies.
Get real-world experience and develop networks through Work Integrated Learning and industry placement programs.
In my experience, Flinders has been my most rewarding study experience to date and I really enjoy being on campus when I can. I recommend making use of the many extracurricular options available to students.
At Flinders, we’ve got you covered, with a step-by-step plan to get you job-ready by graduation.
A panel of Flinders researchers and industry leaders talk about innovative ways to approach interest rates, superannuation and our financial health in general.
Our Finance and Accounting students formed a team to participate in the CFA (Chartered Financial Analyst) Institute Research Challenge.
Our incredible teaching and professional staff are experts in their fields and well-connected to industry.
Senior Lecturer, College of Business, Government and Law: Dr Philip Palmer
Philip has completed a Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting and Finance) with Honours and a PhD in Accounting. He is a member of CPA Australia and Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand.
He is passionate about producing enterprising, work-ready accounting graduates, who have the necessary technical knowledge and personal attributes to make a successful contribution to the accounting profession.
Senior Lecturer, College of Business, Government and Law: Dr Michelle Yeong
Michelle holds an MBA and a PhD in Accounting and Finance from Oxford Brookes University, UK, with a particular expertise in financial technology (FinTech) and business model innovation.
She is a fellow member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (FCCA) and is a Certified Practising Accountant (CPA). Michelle is an alumna of Saïd Business School, University of Oxford, with over 20 years of international experience across various aspects of financial services in Australia, Asia and Europe.
Work Integrated Learning Coordinator: Ms Kahlene Michalenny
Kahlene has a Bachelor of Business (Management) from Flinders University where she learned first-hand the value of undertaking a Work Integrated Learning (WIL) placement. Kahlene's WIL experience saw her transition from student to working professional with her WIL employer in her final study year.
Kahlene is passionate about supporting current students to have valuable WIL experiences within the College of Business, Government & Law.
Yes! Finance skills are in high demand, and the financial sector is vast with a broad spectrum of exciting positions. According to Labour Market Insights, 6,000 new jobs will be available in Australia by 2026*.
You'll be likely to succeed if you're skilled and interested in analytics, money, math, and statistics.
There are many lucrative careers in finance. The average full-time weekly wage for a Financial Broker is $2,622—with 1 in 4 earning more than $3,464 per week.*
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