Master of Applied Finance

University of Newcastle

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00109J

The Master of Applied Finance provides graduates from diverse undergraduate disciplines with training and analytical skills in finance. Students will gain core financial management skills, an understanding of Australian and international financial markets, knowledge of derivative assets and markets, analytical skills for interpreting and analysing developments in finance practice, and applied knowledge of various specialised aspects of the finance industry.

Designed for

Graduates from a diverse range of disciplines


The Master of Applied Finance requires completion of 120 units: 90 units of core courses + 30 units of Directed Courses.


  • Applied finance
  • Finance

Standard entry requirements

  • Bachelor Degree, or an equivalent or higher qualification, in the discipline
  • Or Bachelor Degree, or an equivalent or higher qualification, not in the discipline and 1 year relevant organisational experience
  • Or At least 7 years' organisational experience, including 2 years in a management position
  • Or Successful completion of 75% (30 units) of one of the following UoN programs: Graduate Certificate in Business Administration, Graduate Certificate in Applied Finance, Graduate Certificate in Human Resource Management, Graduate Certificate in Marketing, Graduate Certificate in Professional Accounting


The University of Newcastle's Business School (NBS) has received international acclaim for its programs through accreditation with the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB).

Study information

CampusFeesMid year intakeAttendance
Newcastle City Precinct International: $62,224 No
  • Full-time : 1.1 years

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