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Graduate Certificate in Finance

The University of Western Australia

6 months
21850 AUD/year
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The Graduate Certificate in Finance program from The University of Western Australia is designed to provide you with a practical grounding in the finance area. 

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Are you looking for a career in corporate banking and finance, stock-market trading, insurance, investment management and other areas of applied finance?

This Graduate Certificate in Finance program from The University of Western Australia will equip you to apply technical knowledge and skills to a variety of finance problems, such as capital investment decisions, investment analysis, and the management of option portfolios. This short course can serve as an entry point into the Master of Applied Finance or Master of Commerce (subject to students achieving a weighted average mark of at least 65 per cent).

Career Pathways 

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 Gross Domestic Product (GDP) and employing nearly 400,000 people.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Financial Statement Analysis and Business Valuation 
  • Finance Essentials 
  • International Financial Analysis  
  • Investments 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 6 months

Start dates & application deadlines


24 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GMAT admission requirements GMAT

Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS code: 097870G  

To be considered for admission to this course an applicant must have—

  • a Bachelor's degree, or an equivalent qualification, including an Introductory Financial Accounting unit or equivalent, as recognised by UWA; and either:
  • the equivalent of a UWA weighted average mark of at least 50 per cent;
  • at least two years professional experience in a relevant occupation; or
  • significant work experience including at least 5 years with a material level of responsibility. 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    21850 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 21850 AUD per year during 6 months.
  • Domestic full course - 16,300 AUD

Living costs for Perth

1328 - 2367 AUD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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