Graduate Diploma of International Finance
Course summary for local students
|Year||2017 course information|
|Award granted||Graduate Diploma of International Finance|
|Campus||Offered at Burwood (Melbourne)|
|Length||1 year full-time or part-time equivalent|
|Next available intake|
2016: November (Trimester 3)*
2017: March (Trimester 1), July (Trimester 2), November (Trimester 3)*
|Tuition fee rate||Available fee rates can be found at www.deakin.edu.au/fees|
|Level||Postgraduate (Graduate Certificate and Graduate Diploma)|
Faculty of Business and Law - student advisers
|CRICOS course code||054576B|
|Deakin course code||M630|
*Availability of units in Trimester 3 may be limited.
#Please note: Students commencing in Trimester 2 cannot complete this course in one year.
- Course overview
- Fees and charges
- Course Learning Outcomes
- Course rules
- Course structure
- Entry requirements - general
- Entry requirements - specific
- Credit for prior learning - general
- How to apply
- Further study
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.
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 www.deakin.edu.au/fees.
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.|
|Approved by Faculty Board October 2014|
To complete the Graduate Diploma of International Finance, students must attain a total of 8 credit points, consisting of 5 credit points of core units and 3 credit points of elective units. Most units (think of units as 'subjects') are equal to 1 credit point.
|MAF759||Quantitative Methods for Finance|
|MPE781||Economics for Managers|
Plus 3 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|
|MAF707||Investments and Portfolio Management|
|MAF711||Modelling Techniques for Finance|
|MAF713||Futures, Options and other Derivatives|
|MAF723||Business and Financial Econometrics|
|MPE711||Global Trade and Markets|
~ Previously coded MAF708
# Previously coded MAF709
^ Previously coded MAF765
Entry requirements - general
Deakin University offers admission to postgraduate courses through a number of Admission categories.
In all categories of admission, selection is based primarily on academic merit as indicated by an applicant's previous academic record.
For more information on the Admission Criteria and Selection Policy visit The Guide.
Entry requirements - specific
Minimum entry requirements
- Bachelor degree in any discipline
- Masters degree in any discipline
- Graduate certificate in related discipline and 5 years relevant work experience
Credit for prior learning - general
The University aims to provide students with as much credit as possible for approved prior study or informal learning which exceeds the normal entrance requirements for the course and is within the constraints of the course regulations. Students are required to complete a minimum of one-third of the course at Deakin University, or four credit points, whichever is the greater. In the case of certificates, including graduate certificates, a minimum of two credit points within the course must be completed at Deakin.
You can also refer to the Credit for Prior Learning System which outlines the credit that may be granted towards a Deakin University degree and how to apply for credit.
How to apply
Applications for this course can be made directly through our Applicant Portal.
For more information on the application process, visit our Apply webpage. Please note that closing dates may vary for individual courses.
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.