This degree prepares you for an executive career in finance, banking, funds management, property investment and corporate treasuries. Lets you choose units that suit your career aspirations. Gives you the knowledge you need to reach your unlimited potential in an increasingly sophisticated financial environment.
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Applied Finance at Western
When you take on postgraduate study, you need to know it will fit with your busy career and lifestyle. You also want to be confident you'll emerge with usable and marketable qualifications. The Master of Applied Finance offers you just that.
Accreditation is being applied for and the course is expected to fulfil 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 three years career experience in the financial services industry.
The Master of Applied Finance also allows graduates to satisfy the education requirements for professional membership of the Finance and Treasury Association (FTA) – Certified Finance and Treasury Professional (CFTP). The Master of Applied Finance (Investment Extension) is also expected to be accepted into the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA).
Fees and delivery
Delivery: On campus
Fees: AUD $30,200*
Delivery: On campus
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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.