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  • Objectives
    This challenging and flexible course is designed to give professionals with a finance responsibility the global managerial competencies they require. This course builds on the Graduate Certificate in Finance, providing a range of financial topics chosen to suit your background and career aspirations. After completing the core components, studying such topics as portfolio management, corporate finance and financial statement analysis, you will choose from a range of specialist topics such as investments, corporate finance, financial modelling and banking. Career opportunities Graduates generally find employment within commercial industries.
  • Entry requirements
    A bachelor degree in a field other than finance or equivalent, or a graduate diploma in banking or finance.
  • Academic Title
    Master of Finance
  • Course description
    Master of Finance

    MFin(Curtin)

    Course CRICOS Code: 051627J
    Registered full-time Duration for International Onshore Students on student visas: 1.5 Years

    Introduction

    This course is a challenging and flexible program that develops global managerial competencies for professionals with a financial responsibility. The program features guided independent study, team projects, and maximum use of information and communication technology. Students may specialise in areas such as: corporate finance, investments, international business, banking, and financial modelling.

    Course Entry Requirements/Prequisites

    A bachelor degree in a field other than finance or an equivalent qualification from a recognised tertiary institution or a graduate diploma in banking or finance.

    Recognition of Prior Learning

    Applications for recognition of prior learning are assessed on an individual basis.

    Duration and Availability

    This fee-paying course is one-and-a-half years' (three semesters) full-time or equivalent part-time study. Where possible, units are offered on an external basis and classes are commonly conducted in the evening. International onshore students on student visas are not permitted to study externally or in a part-time mode. These students must study internally with a full-time load.

    Course Organisation

    This course provides students with a basic understanding of the principles of finance with an overview of the operations of the financial markets and the financial instruments that are traded within these markets. It introduces students to the concepts of equity, corporate debt, foreign exchange markets, derivatives and interest rate determinants. The knowledge acquired will create an understanding of topical events, underlying economic trends and the interpretation of financial statements.

    Career Opportunities

    Graduates generally find employment within commercial industries.

    Additional Course Expenses
    Students may be expected to purchase a number of textbooks, readers and other essential study materials.

    Other CRICOS Codes

    List of codes for Sydney - 058601G (78 weeks).

    Course Structure Disclaimer
    Curtin University reserves the right to alter the internal composition of any course to ensure learning outcomes retain maximum relevance. Any changes to the internal composition of a course will protect the right of students to complete the course within the normal timeframe and will not result in additional cost to students through a requirement to undertake additional units.

    Course Structure     Hrs/Wk     Credit
    Majors, Streams or Other Core Components

    308509     v.1           Stream for Students Without an
                                     Undergraduate Degree in Commerce                                                      300.0
          OR
    308510     v.1           Stream for Students With an Undergraduate Degree in Commerce         300.0
                                                                                                                                                      300.0

    N1              Suggestions for suitable combinations of options are provided by the School of Economics and Finance

    Availability
    Year      Location                 Period             All*             Internal    
    2009     Bentley Campus     Semester 1     Y                       
    2009     Bentley Campus     Semester 2     Y                       
    2009     Sydney Campus     Semester 1S                           Y                 
    2009     Sydney Campus     Semester 2S                           Y                 
    2009     Sydney Campus     Sydney Summer Semester      Y                 

    The information displayed above refers to study periods and locations where the course is available for first time entry. Students are normally only offered or admitted to a course once.

    *The course itself may not be available either solely internally or externally but individual units may be offered in either or both of those modes. Prospective students should contact the Course Coordinator for further information.

    ^Course and associated units are offered in this mode permitting International Onshore student enrolment.

    #Course and associated units are offered in this online only mode and DO NOT permit International Onshore student enrolment.

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