Master of Finance

General

Program Description

  • CRICOS code: 051627J
  • Duration: 1.5 years
  • Course code: MC-FINCE
  • Study mode: Full-time
  • Intake: February, July
  • Location: Perth
  • Indicative first-year fee: AUD$30,200

Course description

Curtin’s finance courses are designed to suit students with differing backgrounds and career goals. Curtin’s Graduate Certificate in Applied Finance offers a solid grounding in finance and business management, which can be applied to your workplace or extended to the master degree. The master degree is designed for professionals aiming to advance their career through a deeper understanding of finance. It provides knowledge in the principles of finance along with an overview of financial market operations and specialised knowledge of equity, corporate debt, foreign exchange markets, derivatives and interest rate determinants. You will also study current financial industry concepts, economic trends and the interpretation of financial statements, and will have access to Curtin’s Trading Room and industry-standard software. High achieving students may participate in the CFA Institute Research Challenge. As a graduate of this program, you will be well placed to pursue a broad range of careers in areas of finance including corporate finance, financial institutions, markets and analyst roles.

Admission criteria

  • A bachelor degree from a recognised tertiary institution in the field of business OR
  • A bachelor degree from a recognised tertiary an institution in any field with relevant work experience OR
  • A graduate certificate or graduate diploma in the field of business AND
  • Meet Curtin’s English proficiency requirements.

Professional recognition and memberships

CFA Institute University affiliation program. As part of the affiliation, high achieving students are eligible to apply for CFA student scholarships. You may also be eligible for a free membership to CFA Society Perth Women in Finance Network.

Your career in finance

Occupations:

  • Financial, investment, business and market analyst
  • Management consultant
  • Business development and financial strategy manager Industries:
  • Finance and investment banking
  • International organisations
  • Asset and fund management

Industries:

  • Finance and investment banking
  • International organisations
  • Asset and fund management

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Last updated Dec 2019

About the School

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