What will I learn?
Advance your career with a professional business finance qualification that will prepare you to perform in the financial services industry which require a better understanding of the international financial markets and their operations. Whether you have a background in business, or in another field, you will develop specialist knowledge and skills by studying more advanced topics of finance, economics and accounting.
This course will prepare you for a career as a:
financial investment manager
To attain the Master of Business (Finance), students will be required to complete 192 credit points (equivalent to 16 units) consisting of:
72 credit points (equivalent to 6 units) college core units 84 credit points (equivalent to 7 units) professional core units
Plus either / or OPTION 1
12 credit points (equivalent to 1 unit) capstone unit; and, 24 credit points (equivalent to 2 units) elective units. Students to select from any postgraduate units from across the University (subject to availability). Please check any pre-requisite requirements prior to enrolling.
12 credit points (equivalent to 1 unit) research proposal unit; and, 24 credit points (equivalent to 2 units) minor thesis unit.
On successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
Critically reflect upon theoretical approaches and analyse their application to achieve effective finance practice.
Justify and interpret theoretical propositions and related bodies of knowledge to critically evaluate the resolution of finance problems and make recommendations relevant to authentic/contemporary business settings.
Critically apply cross disciplinary knowledge in decision making with creativity for evolving and emerging finance contexts.
Demonstrate accountability in autonomous and collaborative judgements and innovative strategic thinking in response to contemporary and future business/ finance/ professional challenges.
Work as a reflective practitioner to formulate, implement and evaluate industry-specific investigations to resolve complex financial problems and inform management decision making.
Communicate effectively to specialist and non- specialist audiences including multi-disciplinary teams, diverse cultural communities and business and other professional organisations.
Exemplify initiative and inspirational leadership in a dynamic 21st century work environment, acting consistently, ethically and socially responsibly.
Plan and execute a substantial research based project or evidence-based capstone experience linked to contemporary sustainable, socially responsible and ethical financial management practices to generate and evaluate complex ideas and concepts at abstract and practical levels.
Which department am I in? College of Business
Entry into a graduate certificate or graduate diploma generally requires you to have completed an undergraduate qualification that is comparable to an Australian bachelor degree. English language requirements: IELTS (Academic module): Overall score of 6.5 (no band less than 6.0); TOEFL Internet: Overall score of 79. Section score no less than: Listening: 19, Speaking: 19, Reading: 18, Writing: 22. Pearson Test of English (PTE): Overall score of 58-64 (no section score less than 50); University of Cambridge - Advanced (CAE): Overall score of 176. No individual band less than 169. VU English - English for Academic Purposes (EAP) (Level 6): Achieved.
Student must have a Bachelor/Honours degree.
English Language Requirements: Students will need to provide evidence that you have achieved one of the following levels of English language proficiency: IELTS (academic module): Overall score of 6.5 (no band less than 6.0); TOEFL Internet: Test score of 79. Section score no less than: Listening: 19, Speaking: 19, Reading: 18, Writing: 22; Pearson Test of English (PTE): Overall score of 58-64 (with no section score less than 50); University of Cambridge - Advanced (CAE): Total score of 58; VU English - English for Academic Purposes (EAP) (Level 6): Achieved; English Language School in Sydney (ELSIS) - EAP 2 (advanced): A grade.
Offered by other partners
This university accepts pathways courses from Trinity College - The University of Melbourne
USD $19,590/year for Bachelor degree; USD $20,190/year for master degree. This is annual fee for regular bachelor and masters degree and is offered as guide
26 February 2018, 23 July 2018
Victoria University City Flinders Campus, Ground Floor (VUHQ), 300 Flinders Street, MELBOURNE, Victoria, 3000, MELBOURNE, Australia