RMIT Graduate Certificate in Finance

Open Universities Australia (OUA)

The Graduate Certificate in Finance is a stand-alone award that offers a pathway for further learning leading to the Master of Finance or can be an early exit point for those enrolled in the Master of Finance. The course aims to broaden knowledge and skills for students entering with a qualification in an unrelated discipline, while students from a related discipline will deepen their existing knowledge and skills. The course will provide you with the practical and theoretical foundations to become a literate analytical practitioner and researcher in finance. This course integrates work and learning, and aims to develop specific knowledge and skills in finance, and more generic capabilities in research, analysis and problem-solving, to meet the current and future expectations of finance and related industries. Over the duration of the course you will experience a variety learning experiences which are designed to assist developing skills as finance professional and as an independent and lifelong learner. Teaching and learning approaches for this course include: lectures and tutorials, problem-based learning, assignments, projects, the use of assessment and feedback tools, activities using the Financial Markets Training Simulator as well as the completion of a major research project. The types of assessment used in the program may take the form of formal examinations, assignments, case studies, projects, and in-class tests. The range of occupations available for graduates of this course is varied, but includes banking, stockbroking, funds management, insurance and superannuation industries or in other private sector or government organisations which have a requirement for high level, technical expertise in finance.

Entry Requirements:

Academic Entrance requirements Australian Bachelor degree or equivalent or higher level qualification in any discipline. Alternate entry No prior academic qualifications but a minimum of 5 years work experience is required. English Language Requirements: All non-Australian residents and overseas full-fee paying students are required to meet RMIT English language requirements. For more information on these requirements and acceptable English language tests please see


The Graduate Certificate in Finance is comprised of four (4) core units.

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Upon successful completion of the Master of Finance graduates will meet the education requirements for membership of FINSIA

Related Careers:

Financial Dealer and Broker,
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