24 months
36579 AUD/year
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The Master of Finance (Specialisation) at University of Tasmania is grounded in a philosophy based on two major premises: to facilitate the acquisition of life-long financial knowledge  through building on the diverse experiences of all stakeholders within the course and to foster empowerment and personal responsibility by encouraging students to challenge the conventional paradigms in finance.

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  • Explain the context and integrate advanced theoretical and technical finance knowledge including research and recent developments.
  • Present, justify and defend, orally and in writing, financial information and decisions in complex collaborative contexts involving specialist and non-specialist audiences.
  • Apply advanced theoretical and technical finance knowledge to critically analyse financial data to solve sophisticated financial problems in complex contexts. Prepare and execute a research-based project, capstone experience or piece of scholarship.
  • Exercise judgement, under minimal guidance, to apply financial solutions using ethical, social, regulatory, economic, sustainability and global perspectives
  • Reflect on and evaluate: * the nature and implications of assumptions and value judgements in analysis, * interactions with other disciplines, * historical and contemporary events affecting the finance profession, * responsibilities of their role in both the finance profession and in the broader society

The Master of Finance (Specialisation) consists of 12 core units and 4 specialisation units (200 credit points).


  • Business Research
  • Data Management
  • Environmental Management

Career outcomes

The Master of Finance (Specialisation) at  University of Tasmania  will instill in students financial knowledge and skills that they can utilise throughout their future professional careers in the broader finance community both at the personal and institutional level including; financial planning, financial institutions, insurance, superannuation funds, not-for-profit organisations, government and local authorities as well as individuals.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Entrepreneurial Finance and Risk Management
  • Derivatives
  • Corporate Finance
  • Investment Analysis
  • Applied Quantitative Finance
  • Data and Business Decision Making
  • Economics for Managers
  • Financial Institutions and Markets

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

We recommend that students living overseas should apply at least 3 months prior to semester start date and on-shore students apply no less than one month prior to semester start date




200 alternative credits


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.
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).

Other requirements

General requirements

For entry into the Master of Finance (Specialisation) students must meet the following criteria:Either:

  • Completed undergraduate degree of an Australian higher education institution or the equivalent standard in any other institution
  • Completion of the Graduate Certificate of Business Studies at the University of Tasmania, or an equivalent qualifying Graduate Certificate
CRICOS: 083377B

Tuition Fee

  • International

    36579 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 73158 AUD for the full programme and a duration of 24 months.

Domestic students enrolled in a Commonwealth supported place will be charged a fee based on the number of units they enrol in.


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