Charles Sturt University

Master of Applied Finance

Charles Sturt University

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00005F

This program provides formal knowledge, capabilities and competencies in finance with the option for students to specialise in banking; financial planning or estate planning. The Degree is designed to produce graduates who have the skills and knowledge to perform competently in careers in banking and financial services, funds management, treasury and financial markets, estate planning and/or wealth management.

Designed for

Graduates with a need for skills in financial and funds management


12 subjects (equivalent to 96 points), of which 6 are core subjects. For the remaining 6 subjects, students may either specialise in Banking or Financial Planning or select from the elective offering.


  • Applied finance
  • Banking financial planning

Standard entry requirements

  • Bachelor degree
  • Or other professional attainment and/or work experience


Students who complete the 6 specialist financial planning subjects within the Master of Applied Finance program are able to apply for advanced standing for the technical units of the Certified Financial Planner Certification program.

Study pathways

Applicants who have completed the Graduate Certificate in Finance will be awarded credit for the 4 subjects completed in the Graduate Certificate. Applicants who have completed the Graduate Certificate in Financial Planning will be awarded credit for the four subjects completed in the Graduate Certificate.

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Online Domestic: $32,400
International: $42,600
  • Online/Off-campus : 2 years

Fee comments

Campuses: Online.

Note that this course is offered to international students by off-shore external study only.

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