Master of Finance

UNSW Sydney

Type of institution: Higher Education Institutions
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00098G

This program offers a challenging learning environment which exposes students to the latest thinking in finance, as lecturers are actively involved in innovative finance research. Students complete four core courses and four elective courses, with the option to specialise in corporate finance and investment banking, finance (general), or funds management.

Designed for

Finance-major graduates looking to develop specialist skills by studying more advanced finance topics


8 courses (48 UOC): 4 core courses and 4 elective courses


  • Corporate finance and investment banking
  • Finance (general)
  • Funds management

Standard entry requirements

  • A recognised bachelor degree (or equivalent qualification) with a credit average (65% or higher) as determined by the UNSW Postgraduate Coursework Entry Calculator
  • A major (at least 7 courses) in finance within the bachelor degree and a credit average (65% or higher) within the finance major
  • Plus a credit average (65% or higher) in a business statistics or econometric course.


Graduates of this program may be eligible for Associate membership with the Financial Services Institute of Australasia (FINSIA) upon completion of this degree. The Master of Finance was accepted into the University Recognition Program of the CFA Institute. The curricula is closely tied to professional practice and can help students prepare for the CFA examinations.

Study pathways

Graduates who have successfully completed the CFA Program (Australia) may be granted one course exemption.

Study information

CampusFeesMid year intakeAttendance
UNSW Business School International: $49,240 No
  • Full-time : 1 year
  • Part-time : 2 years

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