The Master of Applied Finance (Corporate Treasury) degree is for students that want to develop a thorough knowledge of the management of corporate finance. The program will teach students the specialized skills and knowledge to successfully manage corporate finances. Throughout the duration of the program, you will be encouraged to integrate technical, theoretical and industry knowledge, giving you the skills you need to operate as the interface between a firm and financial markets and institutions. You’ll learn how to develop ethical business practices, identify the sources and costs of finance and discuss the complex issues surrounding financial structures, develop organizational growth strategies and understand how to successfully maximize a firm’s value.
18 - 24 months
Spring - February
Summer - June
Autumn - September
(VAT 5% inclusive)
Our strong links with a broad range of financial industry partners in the UAE and across our global network will allow you to investigate financial markets and institutions in depth as part of your program of study, giving you real-world experience and the opportunity to develop and apply the skills you have learned throughout your degree.
Accreditation and Recognition
Because we’re licensed by the UAE Ministry of Education - Higher Education Affairs, through the Commission of Academic Accreditation, our students and graduates can be assured that our degrees are recognized throughout the UAE and internationally.
All MAF programs are also quality assured by UOW Australia, which is registered with the Australian Tertiary Education and Quality Standards Agency (TEQSA), the national regulator of higher education in Australia. Upon graduation, students can choose either a degree certificate from UOWD or a degree certificate from the University of Wollongong Australia.
The requirement to graduate from a single specialization MAF program is twelve (12) subjects.
The program will normally take you five or six semesters to complete (based on three semesters per year with summer as an optional semester and two subjects per semester). At this rate, the degree can be completed in two years or less. Classes are held at 6:00 pm - 9:30 pm, Sunday to Thursday. Each subject requires one evening of attendance for 13 weeks.
If you have joined UOWD in spring 2016 or later, your program of study is as follows:
Common Finance Foundation
- FIN924 Financial Statement Analysis for Business
- FIN958 Financial Institutions
- ECON939 Quantitative Economic Analysis
- TBS907 Financial Strategy
- FIN926 Advanced Managerial Finance
- FIN928 Multinational Financial Management
- FIN925 Banking Theory and Practice
- FIN959 Enterprise Risk Management
- TBS909 Corporate Governance
- FIN922 Investment Management
- FIN956 Banking, Lending, and Securities
- FIN927 Entrepreneurial Finance
- FIN957 Portfolio Simulation
- TBS905 Economic Analysis for Business
- FIN930 Islamic Banking and Finance
- FIN960 Research in Financial Markets and Institutions
*Students are required to choose two electives from the approved list.
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