Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00126G

Covering a wide range of applied finance topics, this specialised master’s course leads to careers in corporate banking and finance, stock-market trading, insurance, investment management and other areas of applied finance.The Master of Applied Finance is a practical course designed for graduates already working in the finance sector, as well as those with a non-finance background who wish to move into the finance area.The curriculum complements the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) program, with topics including risk management, capital markets and international finance.You’ll study under experienced finance professionals, including professors who have served on the Commonwealth Government Superannuation Roundtable, acted as expert witnesses in court cases, and developed an Equity Preference Index in partnership with Colonial First State.Candidates preparing for the CFA qualification are encouraged to enrol in the Master of Applied Finance as a preparatory course.

Structure

16 units. Course content is delivered in two streams, depending on whether students have studied Finance at an undergraduate level. Students who have completed a Bachelor of Commerce from UWA or equivalent as recognised by the Faculty may be granted credit for conversion units up to a value of 4 units.

Subjects

  • Finance

Standard entry requirements

  • (1) To be considered for admission to this course an applicant must have—(a) a Bachelor's degree, or an equivalent qualification, as recognised by UWA
  • And either:(b) the equivalent of a UWA weighted average mark of at least 50 per cent
  • Or(c) at least two years professional experience in a relevant occupation
  • Or(2) completed a Graduate Certificate in Finance or Graduate Certificate in Commerce at UWA.

Study pathways

Students may enter from a Graduate Certificate in Finance (subject to achieving a weighted average mark of at least 65%).

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Crawley Domestic: $33,100
International: $71,700
No
  • Full-time : 1 year

Further information

Covering a wide range of applied finance topics, this specialised master's course leads to careers in corporate banking and finance, stock market trading, insurance, investment management and other areas of applied finance. Students will study under the guidance of experienced Finance professionals, including professors who have served on the Commonwealth Government Superannuation Roundtable, acted as expert witnesses in court cases, and developed an Equity Preference Index in partnership with Colonial First State.

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