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Master of Applied Finance for 2014

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Why study Master of Applied Finance?

The Master of Applied Finance is a practical degree that focuses on the financial services sector, giving graduates the skills to analyse, evaluate and make financial decisions. In this degree you will develop advanced technical skills in quantitative and qualitative finance. This course also includes preparation for the attainment of CFA designation*.

The course is designed for early career professionals who have a background in finance and want to advance their skills and knowledge in financial services. This degree uses contemporary examples and teaching methods, such as Monash University's Accounting and Finance Stimulated Teaching and Research Laboratory (STARLab), to equip you with the practical skills you need to excel in the finance industry.

The Master of Applied Finance offers flexible learning options such as day and evening classes, to help you balance work and study commitments. The flexible structure of the course offers a wide range of elective options, so you can design a program that suits your interests and allows you to move into specific areas in finance and business.

The course includes units taught by industry professionals, who draw on contemporary practice, to ensure your studies focus on current concepts and issues that are happening in the world today.

This degree may satisfy the educational components for membership to the CFA Institute.

  • Requires completion of appropriate CFA level exams.

View the Postgraduate Course Guide for more information about this course.

Professional recognitions

Australian

For further details visit http://www.buseco.monash.edu.au/professional-recognition/

Domestic

Entry requirements

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Duration

1 year full-time
2 years part-time

Fees for 2014

Fees are subject to change annually.

Commonwealth supported place (CSP)
Commonwealth supported place not offered for this course.

Domestic fee per 48 credit points
48 credit points represents a standard full-time course load for a year
$ 24,700 AUD$ 24,700 AUD

The Student Services and Amenities Fee applies to some students each calendar year.

Intakes

First Semester (March), Second Semester (July)

Attendances

  • On-campus at Caulfield: full-time, part-time

Faculty

Faculty of Business and Economics

Course code: 3818

CRICOS code: 065011D

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Contact

If you wish to pre-assess yourself for admission to this course visit the Course Enquiry Portal
For all other enquiries contact:
Caulfield Student Services
Telephone: +61 3 9903 1400
Fax: +61 3 9903 1357
Email: enquiries.caulfield@monash.edu
or visit: the Future Students page

International

Entry requirements

View entry requirements and applications for international students

Duration

1 year full-time

Fees for 2014

Fees are subject to change annually.

International fee per 48 credit points
48 credit points represents a standard full-time course load for a year
$ 35,200 AUD$ 35,200 AUD

Intakes

First Semester (March), Second Semester (July)

Attendances

  • On-campus at Caulfield: full-time

Faculty

Faculty of Business and Economics

Course code: 3818

CRICOS code: 065011D

Admissions information for domestic students

Entry requirements

Minimum entrance requirements

Applicants must have completed an Australian bachelor degree with a major in finance or an equivalent qualification. Applicants will be ranked accordingly based on their entire academic record, and a 65% average is preferred with due consideration given to relevant employment experience.

University entrance requirements

Minimum entrance requirements for admission to Monash University Australia.

Applications

APPLICATION CLOSING DATES

For application closing dates visit the faculty page

Semester one (March)

Apply directly to Monash

Semester two (July)

Apply directly to Monash

Admissions information for international students

Entry requirements

International entry requirements

Applicants must have completed an Australian bachelor degree with a major in finance or an equivalent qualification. Applicants will be ranked accordingly based on their entire academic record, and a 65% average is preferred with due consideration given to relevant employment experience.

English requirements for international students

Minimum overall test score required is 6.5. The individual band scores required: reading 6.0, listening 6.0, writing 6.0, speaking 6.0, or TOEFL 550 with a TWE of 4.5, or an internet-based TOEFL score of 79 overall, with minimum scores as follows: writing 21, listening 12, reading 13, speaking 18.

University entrance requirements

Minimum entrance requirements for admission to Monash University Australia.

Applications

APPLICATION CLOSING DATES

For application closing dates visit the faculty page

Semester one (March)

Apply directly to Monash

Semester two (July)

Apply directly to Monash

Enrolment obligation

International students enrolling in a CRICOS-registered course can study no more than 25% of their course by distance and/or online learning. Students cannot enrol exclusively in distance and/or online learning study in any compulsory study period. See standard 9.4 of The National Code 2007.

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  • Career opportunities

    Graduates may work in areas such as superannuation, corporate banking and finance, merchant banking, stock market trading, and managed funds. The advanced standing of the Monash Masters program means graduates can also explore careers in related industries such as venture capitalism, insurance, and management consulting.

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