With a Master of Applied Finance, you will be prepared for an executive career in finance, banking, funds management, property investment and corporate treasuries.
Choose from units that suit your career aspirations, and get the knowledge you need to reach your unlimited potential in an increasingly sophisticated financial environment.
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Applied Finance at Western
The Master of Applied Finance prepares students for executive careers in finance, banking and property investment sectors. It provides students with the opportunity to acquire technical knowledge necessary to function in an evolving and increasingly sophisticated financial environment with an emphasis on the practical application of these techniques.
The Master of Applied Finance fulfils the educational requirements for admission as a Senior Associate (SA Fin) of Finsia – the Financial Services Institute of Australasia (Finsia). Senior Associate membership with Finsia also requires at least five years career experience in the financial services industry.
The Master of Applied Finance also satisfies the education requirements for professional membership of the Finance and Treasury Association (FTA) – Certified Finance and Treasury Professional (CFTP) and the Financial Risk Manager. The Master of Applied Finance 160 credit points course has been accepted into the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) Institute University Affiliation Program.
Fees and delivery
Delivery: On campus
Fees: AUD $31,720*
Delivery: On campus
Postgraduate Study Information
Looking for a career change? Hoping to gain a new professional qualification that will help take your career further? Or just hoping to expand your horizons? Western’s range of diverse postgraduate degrees provide you with the opportunity to diversify your skillset in a supportive and flexible learning environment that enables you to thrive in your chosen field.
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As an applied finance graduate, you can look forward to career opportunities in:
- Funds management
- Property investment
- Corporate treasuries
Financial Investment Advisers and Managers develop financial plans for individuals and organisations, and invest and manage funds on their behalf.
Corporate Treasurers conduct audits of accounting systems, procedures and financial statements, manage corporate funding and financial risk, and administer and review corporate compliance activities.
Finance Managers plan, organise, direct, control and coordinate the financial and accounting activities within organisations.
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Further study options
*The tuition fees quoted above are the fees for the normal full-time study load of the course (80 credit points) per annum. International students will be subject to a variable fee regime; i.e. enrolled students will be required to pay fees during their course based on the approved fee for each calendar year. Fee changes (if any) will occur at 1 January each calendar year. Students who extend their course past the normal finish date of the course will be required to pay additional fees based on the prevailing fee level. Western Sydney University is a multi-campus institution. The University reserves the right to alter the location of its courses between campuses and other locations as necessary. Students should be aware of the possibility of change of location for the whole or part of courses for which they enrol and should plan for the need to travel between Western Sydney campuses.