The office of the vice president for business and finance has broad responsibilities in the areas of university-wide accounting and finance, budget and planning, internal audit, endowments and investments, facilities planning and management, human resources and benefits, administrative computing, and risk management. You will start with core courses in areas such as analytics, accounting and economic theory. These will give you a solid grasp of business fundamentals that you can apply to a range of careers. You can choose to study overseas, complete an internship, and take courses like marketing, management and international business. Browse through the tabs below for more information or visit our International website to discover more about an Australian university experience like no other.
As can be expected, careers in both management and finance come with a terrific salary potential and good job security. While uncertainty in other industries is accelerating, business and finance jobs are expected to grow by 10 percent over the next decade, with 773,800 new predicted jobs in the US by 2026, according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics.
This module reviews the challenges, solutions and opportunities faced by businesses relating to environmental and sustainability issues. This issue will be examined in the interfaces of regulatory, strategy and economics frameworks. However, basic knowledge of infrastructure systems will be transferred. This module will provide you with you interdisciplinary, industry relevant skills. By the end of the module, you will be able to demonstrate an understanding of the ways that businesses interact with the environment and community. Throughout the module you will engage in activities that will foster peer-learning and problem solving.
This module analyses the nature and practice of corporate finance from both a domestic and international perspective. The module seeks to equip students with a detailed understanding of the risks and rewards of investment and the strategies for successful commercial financing. Students will learn to differentiate between different financial products, such as equities and derivatives. The module will provide the conceptual tools necessary for informed financial decision-making and will stress the practical framework of corporate finance operation throughout.
Analysis of the 2014 Research Excellence Framework (REF) ranked UEA ninth in the UK for the quality of its research output in Business and Management Studies (Times Higher REF 2014 Analysis). Our current research interests include finance, accounting, employment systems and institutions, responsible business regulation, marketing, entrepreneurship and business strategy, and innovation, technology and operations management.