Thanks to globalisation and worldwide market volatility, there has never been a better time to study finance in a business context. Covering a range of topics from risk and return to budget distribution, this unit provides a comprehensive understanding of modern finance.

You’ll explore the business relationship between time and money, making links between bonds, interest rates and strategic decisions from a managerial perspective. You’ll grow increasingly familiar with planning tools, and walk away capable of applying effective financial management to business environments. If you’re looking to diversify your potential, enrolling in this unit is a great first step.

In this unit, you will study:

  • Introduction to finance and financial analysis
  • Time value of money, bonds and interest rates
  • Risk and return
  • Capital budgeting
  • Capital structure and financing
  • Distribution policy.


Please refer to the teaching and assessment breakdown for this unit.


You can study this unit as part of the Graduate Diploma in Accounting.


Please note, unit structure and content are subject to change. Contact your SCU Online student advisor on 1300 589 882 for more information based on your particular circumstances.