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C04038v8 Master of Financial Analysis

Award(s): Master of Financial Analysis (MFinAnalys)
CRICOS code: 036577F
Commonwealth supported place?: No
Load credit points: 72
Course EFTSL: 1.5
Location: City campus

Notes

This course was formerly called the Master of Accounting and Finance.


Overview
Career options
Course intended learning outcomes
Admission requirements
Credit recognition
Course duration and attendance
Course structure
Course completion requirements
Course program
Articulation with UTS courses
Professional recognition
Other information

Overview

The Master of Financial Analysis provides advanced-level study in a range of contemporary accounting and finance issues.

The core subjects are designed to offer a balanced coverage of accounting, finance and investment topics.

Career options

Career options include financial analyst and financial planning positions in the financial services sector, industry and government.

Course intended learning outcomes

1.1 Research and critically analyse complex information for business decisions
1.2 Apply complex business concepts taking into account the broader environmental context
2.1 Apply innovative problem solving processes to address complex business issues
2.2 Demonstrate integrated solutions in decision making
3.1 Be able to convey information clearly and fluently, in high quality written form appropriate for their audience
3.2 Demonstrate effective oral presentation skills suitable for academic or professional audiences
3.3 Be able to interact effectively with others in order to work towards a common outcome
4.1 Demonstrate understanding of ethical and social responsibility in professional practice
4.2 Critically evaluate and apply sustainability principles to decisions in business contexts
5.1 Apply high level technical skills necessary for professional practice in the finance industry

Admission 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.

If the previous qualification is not in a related field, applicants require a minimum of two years' relevant work experience. Applicants with a relevant graduate certificate must have completed it with at least a credit average.

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.

Eligibility for admission does not guarantee offer of a place.

International students

Visa requirement: To obtain a student visa to study in Australia, international students must enrol full time and on campus. Australian student visa regulations also require international students studying on student visas to complete the course within the standard full-time duration. Students can extend their courses only in exceptional circumstances.

Credit recognition

Students may be granted a maximum of eight subject exemptions based on credit recognition, of which four core subjects may be approved from prior undergraduate study.

Course duration and attendance

The course may be completed in one-and-a-half years of full-time or three years of part-time study.

Course structure

The course totals 72 credit points of study, made up of 12 core subjects.

Course completion requirements

22754 Corporate Accounting 6cp
25705 Financial Modelling and Analysis 6cp
25721 Investment Management 6cp
79708 Contemporary Business Law 6cp
22747 Accounting for Managerial Decisions 6cp
23706 Economics for Management 6cp
25742 Financial Management 6cp
25743 Advanced Corporate Valuation 6cp
25741 Capital Markets 6cp
25765 Corporate Finance 6cp
22748 Financial Reporting and Analysis 6cp
77938 Introduction to Taxation Law 6cp
Total 72cp

Course program

Typical full-time and part-time programs are provided below, showing a suggested study sequence for students undertaking the course with Autumn session commencement. Most of the subjects are offered in both Autumn and Spring sessions.

Detailed course programs are available at study plan management.

Autumn commencing, full time
Year 1
Autumn session
22747 Accounting for Managerial Decisions   6cp
23706 Economics for Management   6cp
25742 Financial Management   6cp
79708 Contemporary Business Law   6cp
Spring session
22748 Financial Reporting and Analysis   6cp
25721 Investment Management   6cp
25741 Capital Markets   6cp
22754 Corporate Accounting   6cp
Year 2
Autumn session
25765 Corporate Finance   6cp
25705 Financial Modelling and Analysis   6cp
25743 Advanced Corporate Valuation   6cp
77938 Introduction to Taxation Law   6cp
Autumn commencing, part time
Year 1
Autumn session
22747 Accounting for Managerial Decisions   6cp
23706 Economics for Management   6cp
Spring session
25742 Financial Management   6cp
79708 Contemporary Business Law   6cp
Year 2
Autumn session
22748 Financial Reporting and Analysis   6cp
25721 Investment Management   6cp
Spring session
25741 Capital Markets   6cp
22754 Corporate Accounting   6cp
Year 3
Autumn session
25765 Corporate Finance   6cp
25705 Financial Modelling and Analysis   6cp
Spring session
25743 Advanced Corporate Valuation   6cp
77938 Introduction to Taxation Law   6cp

Articulation with UTS courses

This course is part of an articulated program comprising the Graduate Certificate in Financial Analysis (C11015), the Graduate Diploma in Financial Analysis (C07012), and the Master of Financial Analysis.

Professional recognition

This course meets the educational requirements of membership at the level of Certified Finance and Treasury Professional (CFTP), awarded by the Finance and Treasury Association.

Other information

Further information is available from the UTS Business School on:

telephone 1300 ask UTS (1300 275 887)
email
business@uts.edu.au
UTS: Business (Postgraduate)