With this degree you will be equipped with skills that meet the demands of business including developing communication and engagement skills, building networks, adopting a commercial mindset, understanding project management and mastering critical thinking and problem solving.


Mega shifts in banking and finance are taking place in trillion dollar economies like China, India and Western economies. Reforms geared towards greater international integration in Vietnam and Myanmar bode  well for growth in the banking and financial sectors of much of Asia.


With national regulations and private sector realignments, opportunities abound in disruptive technologies, retail banking that embraces financial investments and insurance, cybersecurity and big data management.


The Singapore government has committed over US$159 million in the financial sector for the next five years to spur innovation in the sector. Calls are being made in Australia to reward ‘disruptors’ to promote new growth areas.


India focusing on streamlining and spurring investment is further opening its financial sector as part of its global integration. As part of its business development programs, the Indian government has expanded the opportunities within the Credit Guarantee Fund Trust for Micro and Small Enterprises (CGTMSE). And so goes on the narrative of the 21st century economy where young people are highly in demand to steer the national economies with innovative thinking and strategic management skills.


To prepare the next generation for the required skills, James Cook University offers a brand new business degree program in Banking and Finance major. This program will equip students with the skills to rise up to the challenges of an exciting industry sector that is a permanent fixture of the economy.


Careers in the banking and finance sector can be fulfilling and rewarding.


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