Are you seeking to acquire advance expertise in quantitative and qualitative finance? The Master of Applied Finance is designed for finance professionals who are seeking additional specialist knowledge for career progression.
The course allows you to align your learning to your career aspirations with advanced studies in global financial markets, funds management, financial planning, money market dealing and business forecasting.
The course covers specialist areas of finance instruction, and is a CFA Program Partner of the CFA Institute, which awards the international CFA Financial Analyst Designation qualification.
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The course is structured in two parts. Part A. Mastery knowledge and Part B. Application studies. All students complete Part A. Depending upon prior qualifications, you may receive credit for part A or part B or a combination of the two.
PART A. Mastery knowledge
These units will develop your understanding of the finance discipline and will enable you to provide discipline-based solutions within a business, professional or public context.
PART B. Application studies
The focus of these studies is professional or scholarly work that can contribute to a portfolio of professional development. You will develop a sound knowledge base and acquire a thorough understanding across specific areas of finance.
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The Department of Banking and Finance is a leader in the advancement of knowledge in banking and finance across the world.
We undertake high quality research, teaching and learning. We also acknowledge our role and apply serious endeavour to the preparation of future business leaders, banking and finance professionals and academics.
The Department of Banking and Finance has its roots in the David Syme Business School of Banking and Finance, which was established in 1974.
The Department has a vibrant research culture and an outstanding record of quality publications in quality international journals.
Research areas in the Department of Banking and Finance include:
- asset pricing
- corporate finance
- behavioural finance
- superannuation and funds management.
Our research is supported by a robust infrastructure.
We subscribe to all major international and national financial databases (including WRDS). The Department is a full member of SIRCA, a leading provider of financial data and research support to over 200 universities world-wide. Empirical research is strongly supported with a database manager and a full range of statistical analysis software.
Our resources include a simulated teaching and research laboratory (STARLab) and behavioral research laboratory.
Comprehensive teaching program
The Department of Banking and Finance has 45 full-time academic staff who contribute to:
undergraduate and postgraduate degree course offerings
our highly regarded honours and higher research degree programs.
A new PhD program has been developed, where the first year is spent undertaking coursework which focuses on core PhD level units as well as advanced training in econometrics and economics. This program is unique amongst PhD courses in Australia and is designed for prospective PhD students wanting rigorous training in empirical finance.
The Department of Banking and Finance enjoys a rich set of professional and research-based collaborations with key individuals, networks and organisations across the world.
We organise and sponsor major global finances conferences and workshops.
We have strong links with the Financial Services Institute of Australasia (FINSIA) and CFA Institute, with professional accreditation options available to our students.
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Applicants must have completed an Australian bachelor degree with a major in finance or an equivalent qualification. Applicants will be ranked accordingly based on their entire academic record, and a 65% average is preferred with due consideration given to relevant employment experience. English requirements for international students: Minimum overall test score required is 6.5. The individual band scores required: reading 6.0, listening 6.0, writing 6.0, speaking 6.0, or TOEFL 600 with a TWE of 5, or an internet-based TOEFL score of 100 with 24 plus in writing and no section lower than 20.