Master of International Finance
Course summary for international students
B = Melbourne Burwood Campus
G = Geelong Waurn Ponds Campus
S = Geelong Waterfront Campus
W =Warrnambool Campus
X = Off campus
|Award granted ||Master of International Finance|
|Campus||Offered at Melbourne Burwood Campus|
|Length||1.5 years full-time or part-time equivalent|
|Next available intake||March (Trimester 1), July (Trimester 2), November (Trimester 3)|
|Indicative annual fee 2013||$27,670* AUD|
|CRICOS course code||054577A|
IELTS overall score of 6.5 (with no band score less than 6) or equivalent
|Deakin course code ||M730|
|Faculty contacts||Deakin International|
Tel +61 3 9627 4877
For commencing trimester 2 students, please check with the Faculty of Business and Law for the availability of specialisations.
The Master of International Finance is a specialist course which develops a professional capability in finance, with a particular emphasis on international trade and associated financial markets.
Finance professionals will be especially interested in the Master 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 others with an undergraduate degree, wanting to acquire a professional qualification in finance.
The course aims to provide a high level of education in finance issues and research methodologies appropriate to finance, and will improve professional practice in a range of finance domains.
Successful completion of the Graduate Certificate of International Finance* or the Graduate Diploma of International Finance allows articulation into the Master of International Finance.
* previously titled Graduate Certificate of Finance
Fees and charges
Fee paying place - International (IFP
A Fee paying place is one for which the University does not receive any government funding. As such, students enrolled in these places are required to contribute the full cost of their course.
Fees for international students apply to persons living in Australia with Temporary Resident status, provided that there is no limitation on study and persons living abroad who are not Australian citizens and do not have Permanent Resident status in Australia.
Equivalent Full Time Student Load (EFTSL
is the standard annual full time load. Eight credit points is the standard full time load for one year of study.
* The 'indicative annual course fee' cited has been provided as a guide only. It has been calculated on the basis of a typical enrolment of a student undertaking the course in 2013, and reflects the cost involved in undertaking a full-time quota of units within the specified discipline.
The actual fees charged by Deakin University will depend upon the discipline from which each individual unit is chosen, and may vary from the indicative course fee cited, particularly if units are chosen from a number of disciplines. The cost of each unit offered in 2013 can be viewed from the Unit Search
Please note that the fees per unit/credit point may increase annually due to rises in the cost of course delivery and service.
Deakin assumes no responsibility for persons relying on 'indicative course fees' to calculate the total future cost of their course.
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A wide range of career paths in Australia and internationally are open to finance graduates, ranging from those who depend on people skills (such as client account managers) to those who depend on technical skills (such as security analysts or dealers). Typically, finance graduates work in stockbroking firms, financial institutions, manufacturing businesses and in government, among others
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The Master of International Finance requires completion of 12 credit points comprising 6 credit points of core units, 2 credit points selected from a specified list and 4 credit points of elective units that can be selected to form a specialisation.
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Specialisations Advanced Finance Finance Research Project Financial Planning Risk Management
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|MAF707|| Investments and Portfolio Management |
|MAF759|| Quantitative Methods for Finance |
Plus 2 credit points of units from:
|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 |
Select 4 credit points of units from the remaining electives, or from the range of listed specialisations, or a combination of both.
Students may study other postgraduate units offered by the Faculty of Business and Law, subject to approval by the Course Team Chair.
# MPT and MFT code denotes study tour version of the unit
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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. The minimum requirements are successful completion of a three-year undergraduate degree, or equivalent, from an approved university or other educational institution or successful completion of other equivalent qualifications gained by examination, or approved professional or industrial experience.
International students must also meet the English language requirements.
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Entry requirements - specific
Completion of a tertiary program equivalent to not less than 3 years of full-time study at a university or other approved educational institution, or for those without a degree, a masters degree may be accepted in lieu of a 3-year bachelor degree, or a graduate certificate in a cognate area plus 5 years minimum relevant work experience. Applicants may be eligible for Credit for Prior Learning for appropriate units of completed postgraduate study.
Alternate admission is available via the Postgraduate Qualifying Programs (PQP):
- applicants must have successfully completed all four PQP units and achieved a minimum credit grade of 60 per cent for each discipline-based unit undertaken (MAA103, MAE102, MAF101 or MMM132).
IELTS / English language requirements
Please note that English language requirements exist for entry to this course and you will be required to meet the English language level requirement that is applicable in the year of your commencement of studies.
It is the students’ responsibility to ensure that she/he has the required IELTS score to register with any external accredited courses.
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Credit for prior learning - general
If you have completed previous studies which you believe may reduce the number of units you have to complete at Deakin, indicate in the appropriate section on your application that you wish to be considered for credit for prior learning. You will need to provide a certified copy of your previous course details so your credit can be determined. If you are eligible, your offer letter will then contain information about your credit for prior learning.
Your credit for prior learning is formally approved prior to your enrolment at Deakin during the Enrolment and Orientation Program. You must bring original documents relating to your previous study so that this approval can occur.
You can also refer to the Credit for Prior Learning System
which outlines the credit that may be granted towards a Deakin University degree.
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How to apply
Tracking your application
If you have already applied and wish to enquire about your application please refer to the relevant area through which you originally applied.
- If you applied through a Deakin representative please contact your representative.
- If you applied through a Deakin International office please contact email@example.com