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Master of Finance

Course Description

The Master of Finance aims to provide you with the knowledge and skills required to analyse financial markets, taking into account regulatory principles, risk management and the use of specialised financial instruments. Emphasis will be placed on providing internationally applicable principles of finance, and on the use of financial instruments as tools for risk management across a wide variety of situations.
The Master of Finance is an 18 month full-time (3 year part-time) course consisting of 12 units, offered by the Tasmanian School of Business and Economics. It is intended for graduates from a non-finance background, and is not recommended for those with a Finance major in their undergraduate degree. The course is full fee-paying, which means that you will be charged at the full fee-paying rate listed for each unit.

[[Career Outcomes]]
This course offers participants from different academic backgrounds a qualification in finance. This will enable careers directly in banking and finance but also importantly contribute to the professional skills of the business, government and corporate world in dealing with the assessment and management of risk and resource distribution. The skills provided are increasingly important in decision making and appropriate management of scarce resources. The course particularly includes study in environmental finance.

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If you've previously undertaken study overseas, please review our list of equivalent qualifications http://www.utas.edu.au/international/how-to-apply/entry-requirements/equivalent-undergraduate-entry-requirements-by-country .

[[English Language Requirements]]
International applicants will be required to provide evidence of their English language ability.
For those applicants who are nationals of and currently residing in a country where English is NOT the official language, evidence of an IELTS or TOEFL test must be provided.
Alternatively, applicants can provide evidence that English has been the sole medium of instruction and examination in their most recent studies, for a minimum of 2 years, and within the last 24 months. Academic transcripts and a letter from your institution will be required.

Please note: international students should refer to the General Admission Requirements page for information regarding entry requirements http://www.utas.edu.au/international/how-to-apply/entry-requirements/general-admission-requirements .

Entry Requirements

For admission to this degree you need to have: completed a related undergraduate degree of an Australian higher education institution or the equivalent standard in any other institution. For entry into all postgraduate courses, international students must provide an IELTS test score of at least Band 6 with a minimum of 6.0 on all bands or a TOEFL score of 575 with a Test of Written English score of no less than 4.5. This test must not be more than 24 months old.

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