Our Master of Finance will provide you with the advanced skills and knowledge to address global business challenges and develop your career in the fast-developing finance profession. This program incorporates real industry data into its curriculum and is informed by the most up-to-date industry standards.
In addition to a business core, this program gives the chance to study areas such as advanced corporate finance, advanced investment management and behavioural finance. You will gain an expert-level understanding of finance theory and further develop your research skills. This postgraduate qualification also has a strong focus on experience-based learning and is taught in our state-of-the-art facilities.
Upon completion, you will be well equipped to address practical issues in the financial services sector and further your career locally or abroad. From investment banking and superannuation to mergers and research, opportunities exist in a range of fields.
This program is designed to provide you with a broad range of skills and expertise however if your interests are more aligned with a specific area of finance, you may wish to study the banking specialisation.
The University of South Australia is one of the nation’s premier business schools, ranked in the top one percent worldwide.
The Master of Finance, Master of Finance (Banking) program is recognised as a Financial Risk Manager (FRM) Academic Partner by the Global Association of Risk Professionals (GARP). This status is granted to institutions whose degree programs incorporate at least 70% of GARP's FRM Body of Knowledge. By providing students with the opportunity to become well-qualified FRM candidates, the Business School joins GARP in its commitment to advance risk management through education.
This program has been accepted into the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) Institute University Recognition Program. This status is granted to institutions whose degree programs incorporate at least 70% of the CFA Program Candidate Body of Knowledge (CBOK). These programs position students to undertake the Chartered Financial Analyst® exam, which has become one of the most respected and recognised investment credentials in the world. The CFA Institute University Recognition Program signals to potential employers and the marketplace that the curriculum is closely tied to professional practice and is well-suited to preparing students to sit for the CFA examinations.
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Last updated January 8, 2018