Master of Applied Finance

The University of Western Australia Business School

Program Description

Master of Applied Finance

The University of Western Australia Business School

Are you looking for a career 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 both 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. Candidates preparing for the CFA qualification are encouraged to enrol in the Master of Applied Finance as a preparatory course.

The Master of Applied Finance will have its first intake of students in July 2015.


Applied Finance graduates are in demand across a range of industries such as consulting, corporate finance, financial planning, financial risk management, funds management, insurance, and investment banking.

Graduate Careers Australia lists the financial services industry as the fourth largest sector of the Australian economy, accounting for more than eight per cent of GDP and employing nearly 400,000 people.

Major employers include firms such as Deloitte, Ernst & Young, KPMG and PricewaterhouseCoopers, investment banks such UBS and Macquarie Group, private equity firms, and superannuation fund managers.

This school offers programs in:
  • English

Last updated February 5, 2016
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This course is Campus based
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July 2016
1.5 - 2 years
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Start date July 2016
Australia Perth, Western Australia
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