• Application Deadline
  • 12 months


At this Master of Commerce with a Specialisation in Finance at Macquarie University you will learn about both the theoretical concepts and practical applications of modern finance, and can choose from a range of subjects such as: business and corporation law monetary policy investment management international finance Islamic finance.


  • this specialisation covers each of the major areas of modern finance
  • offers a wide range of elective units so you can tailor the degree depending on your career aspirations
  • students will have access to the cutting-edge research being conducted by our Centre for Financial Risk
  • taught by staff who have solid industry experience and access to the latest research
  • offers research skills and a research project and students will complete a capstone unit

Career Opportunities


Graduates are likely to work for commercial banks, investment managers, stockbrokers, private equity firms, investment banks, corporate advisors, treasuries, private wealth managers or other financial service providers.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Principles of Finance
  • Principles of Accounting
  • Intermediate Financial Accounting
  • Intermediate Managerial Accounting
  • Company Law
  • Principles of Finance
  • Financial Statement Analysis and Modelling
  • Work, Organisation and Management
  • Intermediate Microeconomics

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
    • Duration description
      1 year - 2 years depending on RPL granted
  • Credits
    64 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • More information Go to the programme website

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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General Requirements

  • Australian level 7 bachelor's qualification or recognised equivalent
  • GPA of 4.00 (out of 7.00) or overseas equivalent
  • CRICOS: 083782M

Tuition Fee

  • International

    36000 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 36000 AUD per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    29800 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 29800 AUD per year and a duration of 12 months.
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Living costs for Sydney

  • 1882 - 3550 AUD/month
    Living Costs

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


  • Macquarie has one of the most generous scholarship programs in Australia, providing many opportunities each year to international students to undertake studies here.

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