The Master of Applied Finance (Investing) is for students interested in acquiring an advanced understanding of investment and portfolio management.
You will study the theory and practice of financial management and gain an understanding of the global financial system. Additionally, competing approaches to corporate governance and business ethics will be developed, and you will learn how to provide protection against portfolio, financial and corporate risks.
Students are provided with realistic stock market simulations and are introduced to modern portfolio theory and practice with a focus on optimal investment decision-making. You will experience the pressure of live markets and learn how to manage portfolios through a portfolio simulation that allows you to trade shares, options, bonds, managed funds, international stocks with realistic stock market simulations.
The degree if targeted at students who have a bachelor degree in Business, Engineering, Maths or IT, if you do not have an academic background in these areas you should consider studying the Graduate Certificate in Applied Finance.
Course Learning Outcomes
Course Learning Outcomes are statements of learning achievement that are expressed in terms of what the learner is expected to know, understand and be able to do upon completion of a course. Students graduating from this course will be able to demonstrate:
|1||Integrate technical, theoretical and industry knowledge as it relates to the operation of, an organization of and participation in local and international finance|
|2||Critically apply technical, theoretical and industry knowledge and skills to propose solutions to routine and/ or emerging problems in finance|
|3||Exercise professional judgment to propose solutions to problems in diverse contexts using economic, finance, regulatory and ethical perspectives.|
|4||Communicate appropriately in oral, written and visual forms with relevant stakeholders.|
|5||Work appropriately with others in order to achieve outputs relevant to finance.|
|6||Conduct an applied research project.|
|7||Reflect on performance and feedback to identify learning opportunities and self-improvement|
Students are required to undertake four (4) core subjects (24 credit points), plus six (6) compulsory subjects (36 credit points) either in the Investing, Financial Services or Corporate Treasury specialisations, plus two (2) elective subjects (12 credit points).
A recognised Bachelor degree in a Business, Engineering, Maths or IT related specialisation with an equivalent average mark of 50% or a Graduate Certificate in Applied Finance.
Other tertiary qualifications combined with extensive professional work experience will be considered.
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Last updated June 28, 2018