This is a practical program 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. Applied Finance graduates are in demand across a range of industries such as consulting, corporate finance, financial planning, financial risk management, funds management, insurance, and investment banking. Graduate Careers Australia lists the financial services industry as the fourth largest sector of the Australian economy, accounting for more than eight per cent of GDP and employing nearly 400,000 people. Major employers include firms such as Deloitte, EY, KPMG and PricewaterhouseCoopers, investment banks such UBS and Macquarie Group, private equity firms, and superannuation fund managers.

Course Fee:

Australian: $63,000
International: $79,800

Entry Requirements:

Bachelor degree from UWA or equivalent as recognised by the Faculty with a weighted average mark of at least 60%, or equivalent as recognised by the Faculty; Alternatively, students may enter with a Graduate Certificate in Finance with a weighted average mark of at least 65%

Structure:

16 units. Course content is delivered in two streams, depending on whether students have studied Finance at an undergraduate level. Students who have completed a Bachelor of Commerce from UWA or equivalent as recognised by the Faculty may be granted credit for conversion units up to a value of 4 units.

Subjects you can Study:

Finance

Study Pathways:

Students may enter from a Graduate Certificate in Finance (subject to achieving a weighted average mark of at least 65%).

Further information:

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

Accepts International Students:

Yes

Provider CRICOS: 00126G

Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Crawley No info No Full time 2 years
Crawley No info No Part time

We recognise that the world is rapidly changing; that’s why our courses are designed to equip you for the careers of the future.

Established in 1911, UWA is recognised internationally as a top 100 research-intensive university. Its main campus is located next to the beautiful Swan River and just a few kilometres from the Perth CBD in Western Australia.

UWA has a broad research and teaching profile across a wide range of disciplines. Our course structure is based on globally successful models and is designed to ensure students gain the skills and knowledge needed to succeed in an international workplace. We offer a choice of more than 65 majors across five undergraduate degrees in Arts, Commerce, Biomedical Science, Science and Philosophy (Honours), ensuring subjects can be combined in a way to match career goals and personal interests. Students can also pursue a professional qualification at postgraduate level.

Our Perth campus is located on the Swan River, just 10 minutes from the city centre and close to many stunning beaches. The campus offers a range of cafes, bookshops, banks, a vibrant cultural precinct, social clubs and societies, a supportive Student Guild, and on- and off-campus accommodation options.

For international students, Perth’s warm, sunny climate and relaxed outdoor lifestyle make it the perfect location to reside while studying. Western Australia is also in the same time zone as many Asian countries, making it easier to keep in touch with family and friends.

We encourage all our domestic students to spend a semester on exchange and broaden their degrees by travelling overseas and studying at one of our 180+ internationally renowned partner institutions.

Whatever your field and degree level, you’ll have access to the university’s strong industry connections and alumni group. You’ll also gain practical first-hand work experience, get invited to a number of networking events, and in many cases receive training to prepare for the world of work.

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Visit us online: www.uwa.edu.au

Provider CRICOS: 00126G

 

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