The Master of Applied Finance (MAF) is designed to help you develop advanced, applied and comprehensive knowledge of banking and investing in an international context. Finance and banking organisations increasingly require analytical and strategic solutions to compete in a challenging global economy. If you are a student or professional in finance and banking, with the ambition to operate in an international setting, the MAF program will provide you with the theoretical knowledge, practical skills and strategic capabilities to succeed.
The Master of Applied Finance (MAF) program will help you develop a detailed understanding of banks and related financial intermediaries as well as topics such as investment management, quatitative economic analysis, financial mangement and risk assesment.
The program also offers the opportunity to specialise in a particular stream of financial practice that will help develop your in-depth knowledge of specific finance disciplines, including Banking and Investing. You can also acquire a detailed understanding of Sharia financing, through the Islamic Banking and Finance stream.
The UAE’s rapid growth as a major international business hub means that there are a wealth of employment possibilities in the financial services sectors. Islamic Banking and Finance is a major growth sector in the region and developing an understanding of these practices will open up a wide range of professional opportunities. The program’s international focus also prepares participants for careers in the corporate finance, investment and banking sectors in any part of the world.
- Investment Analysts
- Fund Managers
- Commercial and Investment Bankers
- Credit Analysts
- Financial Consultants
- Financial Controllers
- Treasury Managers
- Research Analysts
- Investment Advisers
- Wealth Managers.
Accreditation and Recognition
This program is accredited by the UAE Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research and is fully recognised within the UAE, GCC nations and internationally for further education and employment in the private and public sectors.
In addition, the program is quality assured by UOW, which is registered with the Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency (TEQSA), the national regulator of the higher education sector in Australia. UOWD graduates have the opportunity to exchange their UOWD degree for the equivalent UOW degree after completion.