Master of Applied Finance

Financial systems are central to everything, with the Australian financial market growing 13.2% to $10.9 trillion during 2021* alone. Strong financial skills are an invaluable mechanism to drive change and create success. The professionals who have upskilled will thrive. 

With the 100% online Master of Applied Finance from UNSW Online, you will accrue a wealth of financial knowledge and real-world applications. Your studies will also be tailored to suit your career path – and can help build a strong foundation to pursue the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation.  

Whether you’re looking to upskill and advance your career, or make a change by entering the finance industry, the Master of Applied Finance will provide the skills and experience you need. 

The UNSW Online Master of Applied Finance is designed to ensure you can confidently apply, manage, and lead financial functions at all business levels - both in Australia and around the world - and be an asset to any forward-thinking financial organisation.

It offers eight core courses and four electives. Select from key areas including analytics, financial technology and business management – and learn how financial knowledge areas such as international finance can be applied in any business to achieve success. You can also select a study pathway that is closely aligned with the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) curriculum, giving you a strong grounding to pursue the CFA designation. Whatever your interests, this program delivers access to the latest thinking and current research in finance.

There is also the option to study the Graduate Certificate in Finance or the Graduate Diploma in Applied Finance, which combined create the master’s program.

*Roy Morgan Banking & Finance Currency Report, 2021

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    UNSW Online

  • Qualification

    Postgraduate, Master's Degree

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  • Payment options

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  • Duration

    Accelerated, 2 years

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