Master of Finance - Máster en Finanzas
The Master of Finance provides an understanding of financial management principles and their application to corporate financial policy. Graduates of the degree will have an understanding of Australian and international financial markets; knowledge of derivative assets and the operation of the markets in these assets; as well as specialised aspects of the finance industry and the appropriate skills for analysing and interpreting developments in financial practice.
An undergraduate degree in a relevant discipline, or equivalent, with studies in Business Finance, Investments and Corporate Finance (37.5 points), or their equivalents;
Performance on the Graduate Management Admissions Test (GMAT) or Graduate Record Examination (GRE) unless the applicant has met one of the approved conditions for GMAT or GRE exemption;
Statement of Intent in seeking entry; and
English language proficiency.
Note: The GMAT or GRE is not mandatory for applicants who have previously completed an undergraduate degree at an Australian or New Zealand University.
This program is open to those interested in working in the finance industry who have studied some finance in their undergraduate degree. Examples of finance studies include at a minimum the equivalent of these University of Melbourne undergraduate finance subjects: Business Finance, Investments and Corporate Finance.
Economics of Finance
Quantitative Analysis of Finance I
Accounting for Decision Making
Financial Markets and Instruments
International Financial Management
Quantitative Analysis of Finance II
Mergers and Value Enhancing Strategies
Financial Crises: A Critical Analysis
Bank Lending Practices and Techniques
Case Studies in Finance
Graduates of this program should have the capacity to work in professional practice by applying the specialist financial knowledge that the program aims to provide. Graduates of this program have found employment as a:
Analyst – Oil & Gas Sector, RBS Morgans
Graduate, Standard Chartered Bank (China)
Graduate, JP Morgan Chase
Executive Analyst, Colliers International
Commodities Trader, Bank for Investment and Development of Vietnam
Structured Notes Analyst, ANZ