University of Technology Sydney (UTS)

Graduate Certificate in Finance

University of Technology Sydney (UTS)

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00099F

The Graduate Certificate in Finance provides an introduction to finance theory and practice. It is of particular interest to those working in the various fields of finance and banking whose backgrounds are in fields other than business, finance, commerce or accounting. The course provides students with the opportunity to acquire knowledge of finance theory and techniques for leading-edge professional practice purposes. Career options include management-level positions in industry or government.

Designed for

Those working in finance and banking whose backgrounds are in other fields


The course comprises 24 credit points, made up of four compulsory subjects. The course can be completed in one session of full-time or one year of part-time study.


  • Finance

Standard entry requirements

  • Applicants must have completed a UTS recognised bachelor's degree, or an equivalent or higher qualification, or submitted other evidence of general and professional qualifications that demonstrates potential to pursue graduate studies. Applicants without a degree require eight years' full-time relevant work experience and evidence of a general capacity to undertake tertiary education. The English proficiency requirement for international students or local applicants with international qualifications is: Academic IELTS: 6.5 overall with a writing score of 6.0
  • Or TOEFL: paper based: 550-583 overall with TWE of 4.5, internet based: 79-93 overall with a writing score of 21
  • Or AE5: Pass
  • Or PTE: 58-64
  • Or CAE: 176-184.


The course covers a broad range of the specialist knowledge areas required to be ASIC RG146 registered.

Study information

CampusFeesMid year intakeAttendance
City International: $23,352 Yes
  • Full-time : 6 months
  • Part-time : 1 year

Further information

This course is part of an articulated program comprising the Graduate Certificate in Finance, the Graduate Diploma in Finance, and the Master of Business in Finance.

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