In a nutshell
Learn the essential skills required to make strategic financial decisions and contribute to business success with this accelerated online Master of Finance from Griffith University.
In this industry-focused practical course, you’ll study a comprehensive range of subjects that will inform your financial practice and enable you to advise a diverse range of businesses on making sustainable financial decisions.
This fast-tracked course has been accepted into the CFA Institute University Recognition Program, which is granted to institutions whose degrees incorporate at least 70 per cent of the CFA’s Program Candidate Body of Knowledge (CBOK). With this basis, you’ll be well-prepared to sit the CFA exams if you wish, giving you a globally recognised charted financial manager qualification.
You’ll learn from industry-immersed staff who remain connected to Australian financial planning peak bodies, which ensures your course content is tailored to contemporary financial management challenges. Delivered 100% online and with interactive digital technology to connect you to your fellow students, this course carefully blends flexible self-directed learning with a comprehensive, hands-on learning process.
What you’ll need
To be eligible to study this degree, applicants must meet the following entry requirements:
- Bachelor’s degree or equivalent from a recognised university or tertiary institution of equivalent standing with a minimum GPA of 4.0.
An alternative pathway to entry exists for applicants without a bachelor degree. Complete Griffith University’s accelerated online Graduate Certificate in Finance with a minimum GPA of 4.0 and continue into the Master of Finance with credit for units already completed.
Depending on the nature of your professional experience, you may also be eligible to receive credit towards your degree for previous studies in a related area.
In this finance degree, the courses you will study are:
- Financial Data Analysis
- Financial Markets
- Equity Investments
- Fixed Income Investments
- Accounting: Integrated Reporting
- Derivatives and Risk Management
- Behavioural Finance and Wealth Management
- Ethics and Alternative Investments
- Econometric Methods
- Professionalism in Financial Services
- Portfolio Management
- Income Tax Law
- Financial Statements Analysis
Why Griffith University?
Considered a pioneer in tertiary education since starting in 1975, Griffith University has since become one of Australia’s leading online education providers, and have ranked in the top 3% of universities from around the world.
Since entering the realm of online education over 20 years ago, the globally recognised institution has reinvented the way thousands of students learn with their accelerated online courses. Griffith University offers innovative teaching methods to get you qualified sooner in finance, law, business, marketing and more.
Griffith University offers each accelerated online student a dedicated advisor who will support you throughout your entire educational journey. Your advisor will be available for guidance or to respond to any queries via email, Skype or telephone. As a Griffith University accelerated online student, you'll also be able to access services including career development, counselling and disability support.
Meet loads of like-minded students via Griffith's interactive digital learning community, and receive technical assistance whenever you need it with 24/7 support.