Bachelor of Business (Financial Services)
Southern Cross University - Gold Coast

Course outline

This degree has a focus on developing innovation and impact in a complex and changing business world with inspired and multidisciplinary learning experiences. The financial services specialisation teaches students how to provide sound and unbiased financial advice to clients and organisations and to be career-ready for a number of diverse roles such as financial planning, superannuation and retirement planning, investment and wealth management, insurance, estate planning, tax and corporate finance. The course develops practical skills, tools and knowledge that are vital for the sustainability of society, business and industry. Students gain professional, critical thinking and communication skills to run their own business or to pursue career opportunities in a broad range of sectors. They build a portfolio of professional experiences through a range of real world interactions with employers, industry and the community. This course is also available online. For more course information, visit Southern Cross University.

Admissions Criteria

For additional information about the admissions criteria for Southern Cross University and for this course, refer to the Southern Cross University website.


Completion of Year 12 or attained age 18 years

Recommended study
English; General Mathematics Mathematical Methods or Specialist Mathematics; at least one of Economics, Information and Communications Technology Skills or a business subject
Minimum Selection thresholds (ATAR/Selection Rank) for semester/trimester/term 1, 2024
ATAR/Selection Rank profile for those offered places wholly or partly on the basis of ATAR/Selection Rank for semester/trimester/term 1, 2024

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Financial services.

Excluding: The lowest ATAR/Selection Rank to which an offer was made, excluding adjustment factors.
Including: The lowest ATAR/Selection Rank to which an offer was made including any adjustment factors that may have been applied.

Student Profile by Applicant background for semester/trimester/term 1, 2024

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Career opportunities

Own business operator, careers in financial planning, superannuation, insurance, tax, corporate finance, and roles in a broad range of sectors, including marketing, product management, investment and more.


The Financial Services specialisation is accredited by Treasury’s Financial Adviser Standards.

Course Code
Start Date
Offer rounds

9 Jan 2025

CSP/$16,323 (1st year contribution)
Level of Qualification
Bachelor degree
Study Area
Business and Tourism
Study Mode
Full time, Part time
Course Duration

3 years Full time or 6 years Part time

Gold Coast