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|Award granted||Master of International Finance|
|Campus||Offered at Burwood (Melbourne)|
|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 2014||$22,970* - Full-fee paying place|
Postgraduate Student Administration
|CRICOS course code||054577A|
|Deakin course code||M730|
For commencing trimester 2 students, please check with the Faculty of Business and Law for the availability of specialisations.
* availability of units in Trimester 3 may be limited
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
By selecting the appropriate combination of units within the Master of International Finance, students may gain membership of the Finance and Treasury Association (FTA), Financial Planning Association (FPA) and the Financial Services Institute of Australasia (FINSIA).
The Financial Planning specialisation may lead to credit for prior learning into the Financial Planner program as well as satisfy the requirements of the Australian Securities Investment Commission (ASIC) as an approved training course under RG146.
The completion of the core units, plus Enterprise Risk Management, will qualify students to apply for membership of the FTA.
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.
Refer to the details of each specialisation for availability.
|MAF707||Investments and Portfolio Management|
|MAF759||Quantitative Methods for Finance|
|MFT760/MAF760||International Finance #|
|MPT781/MPE781||Economics for Managers #|
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
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.
Applications must be made directly to the University through the Applicant Portal. Details of available courses and application closing dates can be found on the Apply webpage. Please note that closing dates may vary for individual courses.
Your course may require further information in support of your application. Please refer to the faculty information website for further details.