Master of Finance

Bond University

According to the Financial Times, a Master of Finance is the 'must-have degree' for those seeking professional specialist finance roles, including investment banking, asset management, and financial analysis. Completed in just one year, a Master of Finance qualification from Bond University prepares students for an executive career in finance, commercial banks, insurance sectors, property investment, superannuation funds, stockbrokers and corporate treasuries. Students also have the opportunity to gain Bloomberg certification and unlock their potential for more job opportunities in the financial industry. Students who have successfully completed cognate undergraduate programs may be eligible for advanced standing of up to 40 credit points towards the Master of Finance program. When students successfully complete the program they will meet the requirements for professional accreditation with the Australian Securities and Investment Commission (RG146 compliance). The Master of Finance at Bond has been accepted into the CFA Institute University Recognition Program, meaning students are well prepared for the CFA exams.

Course Fee:

Australian: $57,512
International: $57,081

Entry Requirements:

Entry into the Master of Finance requires the completion of an undergraduate degree from a recognised institution, and completion of a subject deemed equivalent to either Fundamentals of Finance or Managerial Finance within the last seven years. A personal interview may also be required.

Structure:

Core Subjects: Derivative Products; Personal Investment; Corporate Finance; Investments; Capital Markets; International Financial Management; Finance. Elective Subjects (Choose 4): Financial Accounting; Auditing; Security Appraisal and Valuation; Information Analysis and Systems; Management Accounting and Strategy; Mathematical Statistics; Business Internship; Macroeconomics; Finance Applications and Analysis; Behavioural Finance; Advanced Funds Management; Mergers and Acquisitions; Financial Trading Systems. Students must also complete two (2) approved elective subjects.

Subjects you can Study:

Finance

Further information:

The Master of Finance will provide a pathway to a professional career with financial sector employers including Commercial Banks, Insurance Companies, Merchant and Investment Banks, Superannuation Funds, Stockbrokers, and Treasury.

Recognition:

CFA Institute, Australian Securities & Investment Commission (ASIC RG146), Financial Services Institute of Australasia (FINSIA).

Who for:

Students requiring advanced knowledge of the finance industry

Accepts International Students:

Yes

Campus ATAR/OP Adjusted Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Gold Coast No info Yes Part time 2 years
Gold Coast No info Yes Full time 1 year
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