Graduate Diploma of International Finance
Course summary for current students
|Year||2018 course information|
|Award granted ||Graduate Diploma of International Finance|
|Campus||Offered at Burwood (Melbourne)|
|Duration||1 year full-time or part-time equivalent|
|CRICOS course code||054576B|
|Deakin course code||M630|
|Approval status||This course is approved by the University under the Higher Education Standards Framework.|
|Australian Quality Framework (AQF) recognition||The award conferred upon completion is recognised in the Australian Qualifications Framework at Level 8.|
*Availability of units in Trimester 3 may be limited.
#Please note: Students commencing in Trimester 2 cannot complete this course in one year.
Get a specialist qualification in finance, with a focus on foreign markets with Deakin’s Graduate Diploma of International Finance. You’ll graduate with a broad understanding of international finance and a versatile skill set that can take you around the world.
Finance professionals will be especially interested in Deakin’s Graduate Diploma of International Finance as the coursework and research components have been designed to enhance professional practice in a range of financial domains.
The course may also be attractive to you if you have an undergraduate degree, or you’re keen to acquire a professional qualification in finance.
Successful completion of the Graduate Diploma of International Finance may allow articulation into the Master of International Finance.
Indicative student workload
As a student in the Faculty of Business and Law, you can expect to participate in a range of teaching activities each week. This could include classes, seminars, practicals and online interaction. You can refer to the individual unit details in the course structure for more information. You will also need to study and complete assessment tasks in your own time.
Fees and charges
Fees and charges vary depending on your course, your fee category and the year you started. To find out about the fees and charges that apply to you, visit the Current students fees website.
Course Learning Outcomes
|Graduate Learning Outcome ||Course Learning Outcome |
|Discipline specific knowledge and capabilities ||Demonstrate an advanced understanding and application of International Finance, especially of foreign exchange products and markets |
|Communication ||Demonstrate the ability to communicate international finance terminology to both specialists and non-specialists. |
|Digital literacy ||Apply appropriate digital technologies to find and use complex financial data, information and ideas. |
|Critical thinking ||Develop research and critical thinking skills to analyse a range of complex finance related information to make informed investing decisions for the investing community in a global market set up. |
|Problem solving ||Apply problem solving skills necessary to conceptualise and solve emerging issues in international finance. |
|Self-management || Not explicitly addressed as a learning outcome in this award. |
|Teamwork ||Not explicitly addressed as a learning outcome in this award. |
|Global citizenship ||Reflect on different international and regulatory perspectives in financial markets. |
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To complete the Graduate Diploma of International Finance, students must attain a total of 8 credit points, consisting of 6 credit points of core units and 2 credit points of elective units. Most units (think of units as 'subjects') are equal to 1 credit point.
|MAF707||Investments and Portfolio Management |
|MPE707||International Banking and Finance |
Plus 2 credit points of units from:
|MAA719||Superannuation and Retirement Planning ~|
|MAA727||Financial Planning Development #|
|MAA745||Financial Planning Fundamentals ^|
|MAF703||Applied Corporate Finance |
|MAF704||Treasury and Risk Management |
|MAF711||Modelling Techniques for Finance |
|MAF713||Futures, Options and other Derivatives |
|MAF723||Business and Financial Econometrics |
|MPE711||Global Trade and Markets |
|MPA702||Financial Interpretation |
~ Previously coded MAF708
# Previously coded MAF709
^ Previously coded MAF765
Other course information
Course duration - additional information
Course duration may be affected by delays in completing course requirements, such as accessing or completing work placements.