Interested in a great career that centres on money? Compound your opportunities with Finance.
How do foreign exchange dealers handle the volatile kiwi dollar? Why do share values go up and down? If you study Finance you'll understand money, banking, investments and credit. Bankers, financial planners, corporate treasury departments, share-brokers and the Reserve Bank are some of the players in the finance industry.
How to study Finance in Tauranga
In Tauranga, you start by enrolling in an NZ Diploma of Business (NZDipBus) with Bay of Plenty Polytechnic. Papers equivalent to University 100 and 200 level papers in Finance are included within the NZDipBus. Once you complete the NZDipBus (with a B average), you can apply to enrol in the University's 300 and 400 level Finance papers offered in Tauranga.
DegreesBachelor of Business Analysis - Financial
Bachelor of Management Studies
Finance can also be taken as a second major or supporting subject within most degrees.
PapersStudents interested in Finance study a combination of management and people-related papers in their first year, before going on to specialised study.
200 Level and Beyond
200, 300 and 400 level papers include electronic finance, business analysis and valuation, corporate finance, portfolios and markets, and international finance.
Read more about studying Finance at the University of Waikato's Hamilton campus.