The Master of Banking and Finance is a comprehensive master's degree that will give you a thorough understanding of the banking and finance industry.
The course develops your expertise across key areas of contemporary banking, such as portfolio management, money markets, financial management, bank lending, and risk management.
By connecting research and practice, the Master of Banking and Finance enables you to develop a deep understanding of the core role of the global banking industry, and provides practical opportunities to apply your knowledge.
The course positions you for a successful career by developing your theoretical knowledge and strengthening your critical thinking, communication and market research skills.
Our flexible course delivery also allows you balance work and study commitments. The Master of Banking and Finance can be undertaken full or part time, with day and evening classes available.
Graduates typically find work in banks, insurance companies or other institutional settings, in both Australia an internationally.
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The course is structured in three parts. Part A. Advanced preparatory studies, Part B. Mastery knowledge and Part C. Application studies. All students complete Part B. Depending upon prior qualifications, you may receive credit for part A or part C or a combination of the two.
PART A. Advanced preparatory
These studies will introduce you to core commerce disciplines and the impact they have within organisations. The units cover various disciplines and further your understanding of complex business environments.
PART B. Mastery knowledge
These units will provide you with a comprehensive study of banking and finance disciplines and the impact they have on decision-making in banks and institutions.
PART C. Application studies
The focus of these studies is professional or scholarly work that can contribute to a portfolio of professional development. You will be able to demonstrate your banking and finance knowledge and be able to apply these skills in banks and business enterprises.
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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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