Graduate Diploma of Finance

University of Technology Sydney (UTS)

The Graduate Diploma in Finance provides financial institution knowledge and decision-making skills for executives in financial institutions, corporations and financial consultancies. The course provides participants with the opportunity to acquire knowledge of finance theory and techniques for leading-edge professional practice purposes. Career options include management-level positions in industry or government.

Course Fee:

Australian: $31,392
International: $37,300

Entry Requirements:

Applicants must have completed a UTS recognised bachelor's degree, or an equivalent or higher qualification, or submitted other evidence of general and professional qualifications that demonstrates potential to pursue graduate studies. The equivalent qualification required is a bachelor's degree in any discipline or satisfactory completion of a relevant graduate certificate from UTS or other recognised higher education institution. The English proficiency requirement for international students or local applicants with international qualifications is: Academic IELTS: 6.5 overall with a writing score of 6.0; or TOEFL: paper based: 550-583 overall with TWE of 4.5, internet based: 79-93 overall with a writing score of 21; or AE5: Pass; or PTE: 58-64; or CAE: 176-184.


The course comprises seven core subjects (totalling 42 credit points) and one elective subject (6 credit points). The course may be completed in one year of full-time or two years of part-time study.

Subjects you can Study:


Study Pathways:

Students may be granted a maximum of five subject exemptions, of which two core subjects may be approved from prior undergraduate study.

Further information:

This course is part of an articulated program comprising the Graduate Certificate in Finance, the Graduate Diploma in Finance, and the Master of Finance.


The course covers a broad range of the specialist knowledge areas required to be ASIC RG146 registered.

Who for:

Executives in financial institutions, corporations and financial consultancies

Accepts International Students:


Provider CRICOS: 00099F

Related Careers:

Financial Dealer and Broker,
Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
City No info Yes Full time 1 year
City No info Yes Part time 2 years
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Provider CRICOS: 00099F

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