What is a major?
A major refers to following a sequence of subjects in a particular discipline from an introductory level through to an advanced level. To complete a major, a student must complete three specified Level-3 subjects, which are usually subjects that a student would study in their third and final year of the degree. Read more about majors.
Accounting is used by organisations to demonstrate performance to external parties, and by managers to understand the workings of the organisation.
Actuaries assess, evaluate and manage financial risks. These risks include illness, disability and death, the effects of natural disasters, and major economic or social change.
Students who prefer to take subjects from more than one field of study can do so by completing a business major.
Economics seeks to understand, assess and explain the mechanisms of markets and national economies.
Finance examines funds are raised to implement investment strategies and how they are allocated to a variety of investment opportunities.
Effective management enables businesses and organisations to achieve their goals, and is essential in making any business profitable.
Marketing enables organisations to develop customer relationships, respond to market needs and maximise profitability.