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Masters Programs in Applied Finance in Australia 2020

A masters is awarded to students who have completed postgraduate level study in a specific field of study or area of professional practice while demonstrating a high level of mastery during the process.

The study of applied finance examines business models in relation to their financial goals. There are a variety of focuses in the field, which range from business financial management to personal investment portfolios. Mathematics and statistics feature highly in this academic program.

Australia has the third largest number of foreign students in the world despite having a community of only 23 million. These are strong academic credentials, but Australian institutions are just as highly ranked as the cities that house them around the native land.

Top Master Programs in Applied Finance in Australia 2020

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University of Western Australia Business School

The UWA Business School’s Master of Applied Finance is your path to a global finance career. ... [+]

Covering a wide range of applied finance topics, this specialized master’s course leads to careers in corporate banking and finance, stock market trading, insurance, investment management and other areas of applied finance.

You will study under the guidance of experienced Finance professionals, including professors who have served on the Commonwealth Government Superannuation Roundtable, acted as expert witnesses in court cases, and developed an Equity Preference Index in partnership with Colonial First State.

About The Course

The Master of Applied Finance is a practical course designed both for graduates already working in the finance sector, as well as those with a non-finance background who wish to move into the finance area.... [-]

Australia Perth
Open Enrollment
Full-time
Part-time
2 years
Campus
University of Wollongong Faculty of Business

The Master of Applied Finance (Investing) is for students interested in acquiring an advanced understanding of investment and portfolio management. ... [+]

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.... [-]

Australia North Wollongong Sydney
Open Enrollment
Full-time
Part-time
1.5 years
Campus
University of Wollongong Faculty of Business

The Master of Applied Finance with a double specialisation in Investing and Financial Services is for students who are interested in focusing on investment, portfolio man ... [+]

The Master of Applied Finance with a double specialisation in Investing and Financial Services is for students who are interested in focusing on investment, portfolio management and financial services. The degree will allow you to integrate technical, theoretical and industry knowledge on the operation and organisation of – and participation in – local and international finance. The Investing specialisation focuses on investment and portfolio management, while the Financial Services specialisation focuses on financial institutions, as well as bank management and lending.

Sydney Campus

Course Learning Structure

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:... [-]

Australia North Wollongong Sydney
Open Enrollment
Full-time
Part-time
2 years
Campus
University of Wollongong Faculty of Business

The Master of Applied Finance (Financial Services) is for students interested in acquiring an advanced understanding of financial institutions, bank management, and lendi ... [+]

The Master of Applied Finance (Financial Services) is for students interested in acquiring an advanced understanding of financial institutions, bank management, and lending. If you are currently working in the Finance industry or a recent graduate, you will benefit from the specialised knowledge learned in this course.

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.

You will examine the legal framework establishing, controlling and regulating financial institutions and examine bank management theory, a bank's lending process and the securities associated with it.... [-]

Australia North Wollongong Sydney
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Full-time
Part-time
1.5 years
Campus
Queensland University of Technology

A QUT postgraduate business degree is among the very best ways to rapidly take your career to the top. ... [+]

Overview Don't spend years working your way to the middle. A QUT postgraduate business degree is among the very best ways to rapidly take your career to the top. There are 11 disciplinary fields available to choose from with QUT's Master of Business, ranging from marketing to applied finance. Hone your analytical, decision-making, communication and problem-solving skills to advance your career. Your knowledge and research skills will be developed throughout the Master's program and taken to an advanced level in the capstone unit. Find out more at our upcoming MBA and Postgraduate Business Information Events.

Majors Master of Business (Accounting)

The discipline studies are designed to extend your real-world accountancy knowledge and skills. You will be introduced to contemporary issues facing modern businesses such as the impact of international differences in accounting policies and practices, forensics and accounting factors that contribute to an effective governance and accountability framework.... [-]

Australia Brisbane
February 2020
Full-time
1.5 - 2 years
Campus
The University of Western Australia

Covering a wide range of applied finance topics, this specialized master’s course leads to careers in corporate banking and finance, stock market trading, insurance, inve ... [+]

Covering a wide range of applied finance topics, this specialized master’s course leads to careers in corporate banking and finance, stock market trading, insurance, investment management and other areas of applied finance.You will study under the guidance of experienced Finance professionals, including professors who have served on the Commonwealth Government Superannuation Roundtable, acted as expert witnesses in court cases, and developed an Equity Preference Index in partnership with Colonial First State.

About The Course The Master of Applied Finance is a practical course designed both for graduates already working in the finance sector, as well as those with a non-finance background who wish to move into the finance area. The curriculum complements the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) program, with topics including risk management, capital markets, and international finance. Candidates preparing for the CFA qualification are encouraged to enroll in the Master of Applied Finance as a preparatory course. Course structure details ... [-]
Australia Crawley
January 2020
Full-time
Part-time
2 years
Campus