Finance Specialisation - Bachelor of Business (Honours)

Passionate about finance and ready to take the lead in shaping the future of finance through impactful research? Empower yourself to create real change with the Finance specialisation in the Bachelor of Business (Honours).

Gain a comprehensive understanding of theory and research methodology, equipping you to conduct empirical research that addresses contemporary issues in finance. Explore a topic of interest in financial literacy and inclusion, behavioural finance, sustainable finance, corporate finance and governance, fund management, fintech, international finance, financial markets and institutions.

AUT's Finance department is at the forefront of research addressing the industry’s pressing challenges. As a student, you benefit from the department’s international acclaim to ensure the quality and impact of your research. You can collaborate with finance academics, and participate in research seminars and other activities. We partner closely with the Auckland Centre for Financial Research, providing access to the research network, resources and support for your research.

Finance department academic staff and their current research

This is part of the Bachelor of Business (Honours).

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To graduate with a Bachelor of Business (Honours) in Finance, you must complete 120 points from:

  • Specialisation courses
  • Research methods courses
  • Dissertation

Full-time students would normally start this specialisation in Semester 1 (February).

Specialisation course - complete the following

Research methods courses - complete the following


You can only enrol in the dissertation if you achieve a B- grade average or higher in your courses, have an approved research proposal, and supervision is available for your research.

The class of honours awarded in the programme depends on your grade.

Key features
  • Globally recognised finance department, ranked in the top 250 in the world in QS ranking
  • Staff who are internationally recognised as experts in this field
  • Close collaboration with the Auckland Centre for Financial Research

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