Applied Geology and Finance Double Degree
|Indicative ATAR||70 Indicative TER (ATAR) - This figure provides an indication of the TER (ATAR) normally required to enter this course. It is provided as a guide only.|
|Study method||Full-time or part-time|
|Intake||February or July|
|Duration||4 years full time|
This double degree provides students with an integrated education program in both exploration/applied geology and commerce. It provides dual qualifications in these areas and develops graduates with unique opportunities to obtain employment in resource development and related fields involving natural resource management.
The finance component explores the financial services industry. You’ll study areas in corporate finance and develop key understandings in investment, evaluation and the financial markets and their instruments. This course covers the broad operations of financial markets in management, locally and globally.
Geology is critical to the global economy and our future well-being. The benefit of studying this double degree is the combined component of geology and corporate finance. It will support and enhance your future career opportunities in geology and finance, locally and globally.
High achieving students may complete an additional honours year enabling them to undertake their own significant research project.
Entry requirements for Australian and New Zealand students
Indicative TER (ATAR) Indicative TER (ATAR) - This figure provides an indication of the TER (ATAR) normally required to enter this course. It is provided as a guide only.
STAT entry STAT entry - The Special Tertiary Admissions Test (STAT) assesses competencies considered important for success at uni. These tests are provided by the Tertiary Institutions Service Centre (TISC) to help mature age candidates apply for certain courses.
Written English, Verbal and Quantitative
Please see our correlation comparability for previous TEE subjects, WACE courses and WACE ATAR courses.
Mature age entry
Essential WACE courses
At least Mathematics: Applications ATAR
Fees for Australian and New Zealand students
What is a Commonwealth supported place (CSP)? -
A CSP is subsidised by the Australian Government. They pay part of the course fees directly to Curtin and then the
student pays the remainder. The student can defer this fee to their HECS-HELP loan.
All Australian students studying an undergraduate degree are automatically awarded a Commonwealth supported place.
Learn more about CSPs and whether you're eligible by visiting the Australian Government's StudyAssist website.
Fees are indicative first year only.
*The indicative first-year fee is calculated on 200 credit points, which is the typical full-time study load per year, however some courses require additional study to be completed, in which case the fee will be higher than that shown.
This fee is a guide only. It may vary depending on the units you choose and do not include incidental fees (such as lab coats or art supplies) or the cost of your textbooks - visit other fees and charges for more information. For more information on fees and to determine your eligibility for HECS-HELP or FEE-HELP, please visit fee basics or the Study Assist website
If you're not an Australian citizen, permanent resident or New Zealand citizen, please see information for international students.
This course can help you become a:
- Financial Dealer and Broker
- Financial Dealer's Assistant
Upon graduation, you will be well-placed to seek employment opportunities in the fields of mineral exploration and finance. Some more potential careers include:
- Geological Engineer
- Insurance Officer
- Credit Analyst
- Bank Manager
- Financial Planner
- Investment Banker
- Finance Manager
- This is a hands-on, practical course with direct industry involvement.
- This comprehensive course qualifies graduates for all major geology careers.
- We offer a range of relevant double degree options with enhanced career options.
- The latest teaching technologies are used for ease of communication between you and your lecturers.
- You will use real-world case studies and examples to apply your learning and problem solving skills. Our staff apply theory to reality to give you a sound basis for entry into the working world where problem solving is the key to success.