Programs and accreditation

Programs and accreditation

Macquarie University has a long-standing reputation for high standards of teaching, academic results, and industry recognition. By studying with us, you can also receive the added assurance of accreditation with major professional bodies.

Applied Finance

Bachelor of Applied Finance paves the way for a career in the dynamic sector of Finance. Through its focus on financial institutions, capital markets and instruments, students gain an understanding of the flow of funds within the financial system, ways to control risk and methods of evaluating opportunities to optimise financial outcomes.

The degree is a also 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.

Other undergraduate options include the Bachelor of Commerce with a major in Finance, or the Bachelor of Applied Finance combined with a degree in actuarial studies, law, economics, accounting or business analytics.

We also offer master degrees by coursework designed for students who want to further their career in finance. The Master of Banking and Finance allows you to gain theoretical knowledge along with practical capabilities for a career in banking and finance sectors.

The Master of Commerce, with specialisation in finance delivers a flexible and career-oriented postgraduate education.

Graduate Education Specialist

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.

The Master of Applied Finance offered by MAFC is highly respected and are offered in Sydney, Melbourne and Beijing. It’s exceptional program for exceptional people, founded on a vision of applied finance education for and by practitioners. Our students learn knowledge and skills that are directly relevant, immediately and throughout their career.

For more information please visit the Applied Finance Centre

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