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Bachelor of Business (Finance)

This course is available

On-Campus, Online

Level of Study

Bachelor's Degree


3 years

Next start date

Expected Feb 2024


Manawatu Campus


Specialise in Finance for your Bachelor of Business at Massey

Finance and financial decision-making include determining what to invest in, how to pay or finance the investments and what to do with the money earned on those investments.

Real-world learning

As a BBus (Finance) student, you will have access to our state-of-the-art Trading Room. Here you will gain real-world experience in financial markets and financial assets including shares, bonds, foreign exchange, options and futures. Massey’s dedicated student investment fund can also provide you with real fund management experience.

Sound theoretical foundation

The BBus (Finance) will give you a sound theoretical foundation. You will develop your decision-making, logic and analytical skills to solve real business problems.

You will learn about financial markets and how they impact decision-making in organisations. You will also study the core finance areas of business finance, investments, financial institutions and markets, as well as risk management practices in these core areas. At a more advanced level, you can choose from courses in advanced business finance, international finance, investment analysis, financial risk management (futures and options) and banking.

Business fundamentals

When you graduate, you will be someone that has a sound base in the business fundamentals of accounting, economics, finance, management, marketing, law and communication. The skills gained will be valuable in many different types of businesses – in New Zealand and around the world.

Our lecturers are actively researching both nationally and internationally, bringing the most relevant developments in business theory and practice into your classroom.

Further study

Study options upon completion of this qualification could include:

Master of Finance

Master of Business Studies

Master of Analytics.

A Bachelor of Business in Finance is a good fit if you:

have an analytical mind

want to help solve real world problems

are interested in money and how financial markets work.

Entry criteria

All students must meet university entrance requirements to be admitted to the University. To be admitted to an undergraduate qualification, you will need a minimum level of academic achievement from school, or another university or tertiary institution.

Specific requirements

There are no specific entry requirements for this qualification, outside of university admission regulations.

International English Language Requirements:

  • IELTS - 6.0 overall and minimum 5.5 in each band
  • TOEFL iBT - Overall score 80, minimum 19 in Writing
  • Cambridge English - B2 First, or B2 First for schools, or C1 Advanced, or C2 Proficiency with a score of 169. No less than 162 in each skill.
  • NCEL - Level 4 (Academic)
  • PTE - 50 overall and minimum 42 in each communicative skills
  • LanguageCert - C1 Expert IESOL (LRWS) with PASS and no less than Pass in each skill

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