Master of Applied Finance

Master of Applied Finance

Real-world finance – delivered by industry experts

Giving you the knowledge and skills to succeed in the financial regulatory and corporate sectors, our Master of Applied Finance is a unique blend of theory and practice, combining academic rigour with the real-world experience of expert industry practitioners. Our Master of Applied Finance is recognised as the banking and finance industry’s premier graduate degree.

Our staff of experienced academics and industry experts and our dynamic, collaborative learning environment will support your transition to financial leader. With flexible study options and a wide range of electives to choose from you can tailor your learning experience to suit your life and career plans.

The study experience

Industry partners

Industry partners


You’ll benefit from our strong industry partnerships and have opportunities to gain additional qualifications and accreditations through our industry partners like the Chartered Financial Analyst Institute (CFA Institute) and the Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst Association (CAIA Association).

Advanced option

Advanced option


The Master of Applied Finance (Advanced) provides the opportunity for a richer experience by incorporating eight additional elective units allowing you to broaden your area of specialisation.

Who will I be studying with

Who will I be studying with?


Our Master of Applied Finance is for experienced professionals, whether currently in the finance industry or in other professions, seeking to transition to the finance sector. Our graduates have gone on to senior positions within banking, corporate finance, stockbroking, investment management, venture capital, project finance and risk management firms in Australia and overseas.

Course structure

To successfully complete the Master of Applied Finance, you must complete 5 core units and 6 elective units (Advanced students have 14 electives). All students must complete the core units unless credit and exemptions apply. Students who have not completed a relevant undergraduate degree will complete the foundation units within the MAppFin.

To make focusing your degree easier for you, we have categorized the electives into job fields/areas of interest.

Learn more about the Master of Applied Finance course structure or the Master of Applied Finance (Advanced) course structure.

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