Master of Advanced Finance

Monash University

This course offers advanced expertise in quantitative and qualitative finance across a broad range of industry relevant and specific areas of finance. The course is designed for recent finance graduates and professionals within the finance industry. The aim of this qualification is for students to develop applied competence in the mastering, interpretation, reflecting on and application of principles in the broader field of finance. For those who pursue the research pathway through the minor dissertation, a qualifying student shows evidence of scientific research, application of scientific research methodologies and an ability to reflect thereon in the holistic context of finance.

Course Fee:

Australian: $58,400
International: $88,000

Entry Requirements:

Australian Bachelor degree with a major in finance; or an Australian Bachelor degree with significant work experience in the finance industry; or an equivalent qualification. Applicants must also meet the English language requirements and will be ranked accordingly based on their entire academic record and a Weighted Average Mark (WAM) 65 is preferred.


The course comprises 96 points structured into two parts: Part A Mastery knowledge (48 points), Part B Application studies (48 points). Students admitted at entry level 1 complete 96 points, comprising Parts A and B. Students admitted at entry level 2 complete 48 points, comprising Part A. Note: Students eligible for credit for prior studies may elect not to receive the credit and complete the higher credit-point option.

Subjects you can Study:

Advanced finance, finance

Further information:

This course also offers a research pathway if students are interested in pursing a PhD. Students wishing to undertake the research pathway must maintain at least a 80 WAM and be accepted for entry by the Course Coordinator and the Higher Degrees Research Director.

Who for:

Early career professionals who have a background in finance and want to advance their skills and knowledge in financial services

Accepts International Students:


Campus ATAR/OP Adjusted Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Caulfield No info Yes Part time 4 years
Caulfield No info Yes Full time 2 years

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