Master On Campus

Applied Finance and Economics

12 months
32732 USD/year
8590 USD/year
Tuition fee
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At Applied Finance and Economics from University of Canterbury students take advanced coursework in both Finance and Economics, followed by a capstone course with four project-based modules including cost-benefit analysis, financial decision-making, forecasting, and portfolio management.


Applied Finance and Economics from University of Canterbury includes intensive training in how to use modern data analytics tools, gives graduates a wide range of professional careers in banking, the financial sector, and the public sector.


Some examples of roles from UC Master of Applied Finance and Economics alumni include:

  • Corporate Finance Analyst at BDO
  • Corporate Finance Analyst at Deloitte
  • Valuation and Business Modelling Consultant at EY
  • Corporate Finance Analyst at PwC
  • Investment Banking Analyst at Murray & Co
  • Commercial Senior Associate at BNZ
  • Investment Analyst at Consilium NZ
  • Relationship Consultant, Commercial at ANZ
  • Risk Assurance Associate at PwC New Zealand
  • Actuarial Analyst at Suncorp NZ
  • Relationship Associate at ANZ
  • Assurance Associate at PwC
  • Analyst at Goldman Sachs
  • Analyst at Reserve Bank of New Zealand
  • Registered Financial Advisor at Equity Investment Advisors.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Advanced Applications in Finance and Economics
  • Directed Readings in Economics
  • Time Series and Stochastic Processes
  • Econometrics 
  • Microeconomic Analysis
  • Macro and Monetary Economics
  • Financial Economics
  • Advanced Econometrics

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • January only for international students
  • You should apply as early as possible to give yourself maximum preparation time


180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Students must have completed a bachelor's degree that includes intermediate microeconomics, introductory business finance, a calculus-based mathematics course, and an introductory statistics course, and be approved for entry by the Dean of Business.
  • If English is your additional language, you are also required to meet UC's English language requirements.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    32732 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 32732 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    8590 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8590 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National students - 11,908 NZD
  • International Students - 45,375 NZD

Living costs for Christchurch

1300 - 2000 NZD /month
Living costs

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


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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