Finance at AUT University: an overview

  • Also referred to as corporate finance
AUT’s finance discipline is one of the top-ranked research departments in its field. In the latest (2006) round of the Performance Based Research Funding (PBRF) we were ranked:
  • Top university Auckland region
  • 2nd out of all New Zealand universities

Features of AUT’s finance discipline include:
  • Research projects that are contemporary and relevant to business
  • Close ties with international universities and research institutes

Key academic contact

Professor Bart Frijns

Professor Bart Frijns
Head of Department
Phone: +64 9 921 9999 ext 5706

Research interests and associations

Our research emphasis is applied and focuses on:
  • Corporate finance
  • Corporate governance
  • Banks and financial institutions
  • Financial markets
  • Fund management
  • Derivatives and risk management
  • Investment and portfolio analysis
  • Market microstructure
  • International finance
  • Behavioural finance

Finance research overview and staff profiles

Degrees and qualifications



News, events and conferences

Contact us

Tracy Skolmen
Department Coordinator
Phone: +64 9 921 9999 ext 6939     

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Last updated: 19-Oct-2017 11.19am

The information on this page was correct at time of publication. For a comprehensive overview of AUT qualifications, please refer to the Academic Calendar.