Department of Applied Finance

Department of Applied Finance

We are renowned for our programs in applied finance, which prepare graduates for future leadership roles in the financial sector.

The field of applied finance is a dynamic area of study and research that is essential for the operation of a modern economy.

Our teaching programs develop both theoretical knowledge and academic understanding alongside practical problem-solving and critical thinking skills.

Everything we do is informed by our cutting-edge research which is internationally acclaimed, and published in the leading academic journals in our disciplines and in the mainstream media.

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Department of Applied Finance
Level 6
4 Eastern Road
Macquarie University
North Ryde NSW 2109
Office hours: 9am - 5pm (Mon to Fri)

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Industry engagement is a key feature of our programs, which combine the study of the theoretical underpinnings of applied finance with real industry case studies.

The Department of Applied Finance also houses the Macquarie University Applied Finance Centre, which teaches our highly regarded Masters of Applied Finance Program.

Macquarie Applied Finance Centre (MAFC) has delivered graduate applied finance education for 35 years to students with relevant work experience. 4,700 alumni in 43 countries hold senior leadership positions in financial services across multinationals, banks and corporations.

Professional accreditation

Macquarie Business School is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB). AACSB is the longest-serving global accrediting body for business schools, and the largest business education network connecting students, educators, and businesses worldwide.

We enjoy professional accreditations with:

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Bachelor of Applied Finance accreditation

This degree is recognised as CFA Partnership program where areas of the curriculum overlap more than 70% with material in the CFA program. Candidates preparing for the CFA qualification will therefore benefit from undertaking this degree.

Masters programs and PhDs

Macquarie Business School is investing in developing top researchers and we invite you to join us.

Macquarie’s core pathway to higher degree research study is the international standard two-year research training pathway leading to the Master of Research.

Master of Research equips students with intensive research preparation before beginning a PhD.

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Local connections, global partnerships

The department, through its research and teaching programs, is highly engaged with national and international scholars, industry professional bodies and leading businesses. These global networks enhance our research and ensure our teaching programs deliver the vital skills for employability in an ever-changing world.

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