Master of Finance

SGSM Postgraduate Study Webinar

Date: 22 July, 2020
Time: 5pm    

Our Sydney Graduate School of Management Postgraduate Study Webinar is an opportunity to find out about business courses from professional and academic staff and have all your questions answered in our live Q&A. This webinar will give you a better understanding of course content and delivery, what to expect from postgraduate study as well as career outcomes.   

Explore where postgraduate study can take you.


Finance at Western

The Master of Applied Finance is for ambitious and savvy individuals who want advanced academic rigour but thrive on practical learning that is immediately applicable in the workplace – and directly relevant to future career roles.

Western Sydney University is a member of the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) Institute’s Educational Partnership Program in Australia and the Asia Pacific. The curriculum of this comprehensive, advanced degree overlaps with material in the CFA program.

This course provides you with the specialist technical knowledge and critical skills necessary to operate effectively in ever-changing local and global markets. You’ll also add quantitative analysis to you skillset, giving you a competitive edge when applying for senior management positions.
To prepare you for an executive career in finance, banking, property investment and corporate treasuries, core units of this degree include Financial Modelling, Financial Institutions & Markets, Funds Management & Portfolio Selection, Derivatives, Security Analysis & Portfolio Theory, and Corporate Finance. You can then choose four additional units that best reflect your interests and ambitions.

These include Financial Institution Management, Credit & Lending Decisions, International Finance, Economics, New Venture Finance, Property Finance & Taxation, and Property Portfolio Analysis. You will then complete a business project or internship to gain real world experience.

Industry accreditation

When you graduate, you will be eligible for accreditation as a Senior Associate (SA Fin) of the Financial Services Institute of Australasia. You will also be eligible to become a Certified Finance and Treasury Professional with the Finance and Treasury Association.

World-class facilities

Study at Western’s new, state-of-the-art Parramatta City Campus.

Course structure

Our course structure is outlined in our handbook. Here you can view all of the units (subjects) you will be studying.

Fees and delivery

Fees: AUD $28,520*

Delivery: On campus

Fees: $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. 

To gain a better understanding of course content, study options, admission requirements or to simply find out more register your interest below and we will be in touch. 



Start your unlimited journey today.

"For me, studying overseas was always a dream. One day I want to work in management, so I see the degree as an investment in my future."

— Master of Business Administration. Katharina Koch. Germany.

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*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.