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About

Covering a wide range of applied finance topics, this specialised Applied Finance from The University of Western Australia leads to careers in corporate banking and finance, stock market trading, insurance, investment management and other areas of applied finance.

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Overview

About The Course

The Master of Applied Finance from The University of Western Australia is a practical course 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.

The curriculum complements the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) program, with topics including risk management, capital markets, and international finance. Candidates preparing for the CFA qualification are encouraged to enrol in the Master of Applied Finance as a preparatory course.

You 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.

Career Pathways

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, Ernst & Young, KPMG and PricewaterhouseCoopers, investment banks such UBS and Macquarie Group, private equity firms, and superannuation fund managers.Close

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • The Economics of Financial Markets
  • Risk Management and Financial Instruments
  • Quantitative Methods in Finance
  • Trading and Markets
  • Capital Markets
  • Funds Management
  • Private Wealth Management and Venture Capital
  • Australian Financial Transactions Law and Regulation

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 18 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

96 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
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IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
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PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.
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Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS: 083270B

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

  • a bachelor's degree, or an equivalent qualification, as recognised by UWA;
  • a UWA graduate certificate which articulates with this course with a weighted average mark of at least 65 per cent
  • a graduate certificate or equivalent from an equivalent and accredited course from another institution with a weighted average mark of at least 70 per cent

Tuition Fee

  • International

    54266 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 81400 AUD for the full programme and a duration of 18 months.
  • National

    42800 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 64200 AUD for the full programme and a duration of 18 months.

Funding

Scholarships are available to students from a diverse range of backgrounds, including academic achievement, financial need, educational disadvantage, leadership and community service, artistic or sporting achievements, and being from a rural or remote area.

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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