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Accountant

Accountant

Accountants look at an organisation or individual’s finances, and provide detailed reports and analysis. They also give advice on record-keeping and compliance requirements. To become a qualified accountant and be eligible to register with either CPA Australia or the Institute of Chartered Accountants, you need to complete certain core subjects. This can be done through a Bachelor of Commerce at the University of Sydney Business School.

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Economist

Economist

Are you keen to play a part in influencing the economic policies that govern our lives? Would you like to perform valuable public service within high-profile organisations such as federal and state governments, central banks, international agencies, financial markets and financial institutions? An excellent start towards this career is a Bachelor of Economics within the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences.

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Business with a twist?

Business with a twist


If you have an interest in business but want to combine that with a love of agriculture, the environment or resources, a specialist degree such as Agricultural Economics or Resource Economics is an excellent option. These courses provide opportunities for a career in marketing, trade or the booming commodities market, in areas such as energy, mining or environmental consultancy. If your passion is mathematics, you can major in financial mathematics and statistics through the Bachelor of Science. This course gives you the expertise to operate and analyse investment portfolios, and establish protocols for pricing traditional products such as options and futures, plus modern products like barriers, caps, swaps, exotics and other securities.

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Project Manager

Project Manager

Project management involves planning, coordinating, budgeting and evaluating large-scale projects, as well as managing the risks and the people involved. It allows organisations to deliver new products and services, enhance their infrastructure, and implement new systems and processes to effect positive change. To be successful in this field you need to be a strong leader with fundamental project management skills. Completing a Bachelor of Project Management will help you develop these skills, which you can then apply across a wide range of sectors and industries.

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Marketer

Marketer

Far from being ‘just’ about promotion or publicity, marketing covers every step of the value chain. It looks at consumer behaviour and purchase practice from many branches of the social sciences. In today’s fast-paced consumer world, the successful companies are those with brilliant marketing and a strong consumer focus. You can acquire these valuable skills by taking a Bachelor of Commerce with a major in marketing.

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