Master of Finance
|Study method||Full-time or part-time|
|Intake||February or July|
|Duration||18 months full-time or part-time equivalent|
The Master of Finance includes an indepth examination of core financial principles, including portfolio management and financial statement analysis.
It provides specialised knowledge in financial derivative securities, financial modelling, international finance, international trade, mergers and acquisitions, economics, financial analysis and finance trading strategies. You will study a range of specialist topics to suit your specific career goals. These may include investments, corporate finance, financial modelling and banking.
Different streams are available depending on whether or not you have completed a Bachelor of Commerce.
This course also offers access to the Curtin Business School stock market trading room, the only facility of its kind at any Western Australian university
Admission criteria for Australian and New Zealand students
A bachelor degree (or equivalent) in the field of finance or accounting, or a recognised bachelor degree with at least three years' relevant work experience in the finance or accounting industry. Applicants must also meet Curtin's English language proficiency requirements.
English language proficiency
|IELTS Academic (International English Language Testing System)|
|Overall band score||6.5|
Other qualifications may also satisfy our English language admission criteria. Please view our English language requirements page to find out more.
Fees for Australian and New Zealand students
|2018||Domestic fee paying Domestic fee-paying - A domestic fee-paying place is a place at university which is not Commonwealth supported, that is, not subsidised by the Australian Government. Domestic fee paying students will be charged tuition fees and may be eligible for FEE-HELP assistance for all or part of those tuition fees.||$27,000*|
Fees are indicative first year only.
* Based on a first-year full-time study load of 200 credits. 300 credits are needed to graduate from this course. The total cost will depend on your course options (i.e. units selected and time taken to complete).
Graduates are eligible to apply as an Affiliate Member of the Financial Services Institute of Australasia (FINSIA).
Master of Finance has been accepted into the CFA Institute University Recognition Program. This status is granted to institutions whose degree program(s) incorporate at least 70% of the CFA Program Candidate Body of Knowledge (CBOK), which provide students with a solid grounding in the CBOK and positions them well to sit for the CFA exams.
Applications for credit for recognised learning (CRL) are assessed on an individual basis.
Learn about Credit for Recognised Learning (CRL)
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