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Our Master of Finance will provide you with the advanced skills and knowledge to address global business challenges and develop your career in the fast-developing finance profession. This program incorporates real industry data into its curriculum and is informed by the most up-to-date industry standards.

In addition to a business core, you will study areas including advanced corporate finance, advanced investment management and behavioural finance. You will gain an expert-level understanding of finance theory and further develop your research skills. This postgraduate qualification also has a strong focus on experience-based learning and is taught in our state-of-the-art facilities.

Upon completion, you will be well equipped to address practical issues in the financial services sector and further your career locally or abroad. From investment banking and superannuation, to mergers and research, opportunities exist in a range of fields.

This program is designed to provide you with a broad range of skills and expertise however if your interests are more aligned to a specific area of finance, you may wish to study the banking specialisation.  

ADVANCED STANDING
Applicants may be eligible to enter the program with Advanced Standing and complete the requirements of the Masters in less than 2 years. Please see the entry requirements for further details.

When applying through SATAC, please refer to the following codes. Applicants who are uncertain about their eligibility for Advanced Standing are encouraged to include more than one SATAC code in their list of application preferences.

4CM164 Master of Finance [2 years]
4CM165 Master of Finance [1.5 years]

For program enquiries, please contact commerce@unisa.edu.au

International student program enquiries are to be directed through www.unisa.edu.au/Study-at-UniSA/International-students/Enquire-online

Important information

Advanced standing may be available to shorten the duration of this program.  Please see the entry requirements.

Professional recognition

The Master of Finance, Master of Finance (Banking) program is recognised as a Financial Risk Manager (FRM) Academic Partner by the Global Association of Risk Professionals (GARP). This status is granted to institutions whose degree programs incorporate at least 70% of GARP¿s FRM Body of Knowledge. By providing students the opportunity to become well-qualified FRM candidates, the Business School joins GARP in its commitment to advance risk management through education."GARP is pleased to welcome UniSA to the GARP Partnership for Risk Education. The Master of Finance program offered by UniSA¿s School of Commerce provides its students with an excellent opportunity to enhance their modeling and analytic skills. Students pursuing this degree should find themselves well prepared for the rigors of the FRM certification program and ready to embark on a career in the global risk management profession."Dr. Chris Donohue, Managing Director - Head of Research & Educational Programs, GARP

This program has been accepted into the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) Institute University Recognition Program. This status is granted to institutions whose degree programs incorporate at least 70% of the CFA Program Candidate Body of Knowledge (CBOK). These programs position students to undertake the Chartered Financial Analyst® exam, which has become one of the most respected and recognised investment credentials in the world. The CFA Institute University Recognition Program signals to potential employers and the marketplace that the curriculum is closely tied to professional practice and is well-suited to preparing students to sit for the CFA examinations. Through participation in this program, the University of South Australia¿s Business School is eligible to grant a number of student scholarships for the CFA Program each year.

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