University of Technology, Sydney

Staff directory | Webmail | Maps | Newsroom | What's on

C04258v3 Master of Finance (Extension)

Award(s): Master of Finance (MFin)
CRICOS code: 077375K
Commonwealth supported place?: No
Load credit points: 96
Course EFTSL: 2
Location: City campus

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 Finance (Extension) provides a comprehensive range of skills and expertise expected of leading practitioners in the banking and finance sectors.

The finance program provides participants with the opportunity to acquire knowledge of finance theory and techniques for leading-edge professional practice purposes. The additional elective subject choices provide an opportunity to specialise more deeply in the finance discipline and to further enhance students' skills, professional practice, specialist knowledge and capabilities.

Career options

Career options include management-level positions in industry or 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 detailed 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.

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.

Applicants with a relevant graduate certificate must have completed it with at least a credit average.

Credit recognition

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

Course duration and attendance

The course is two years of full-time or four years of part-time study.

Course structure

The course comprises 96 credit points, made up of eleven core subjects (totalling 66 credit points) plus elective subjects (totalling 30 credit points).

Course completion requirements

21878 Organisational Dialogue: Theory and Practice 6cp
25705 Financial Modelling and Analysis 6cp
25741 Capital Markets 6cp
25721 Investment Management 6cp
22747 Accounting for Managerial Decisions 6cp
23706 Economics for Management 6cp
25742 Financial Management 6cp
25765 Corporate Finance 6cp
25731 International Finance 6cp
25743 Advanced Corporate Valuation 6cp
25751 Financial Institution Management 6cp
CBK90884 Electives (Finance Extension) 30cp
Total 96cp

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
23706 Economics for Management   6cp
21878 Organisational Dialogue: Theory and Practice   6cp
25742 Financial Management   6cp
22747 Accounting for Managerial Decisions   6cp
Spring session
25741 Capital Markets   6cp
25705 Financial Modelling and Analysis   6cp
25765 Corporate Finance   6cp
25731 International Finance   6cp
Year 2
Autumn session
25721 Investment Management   6cp
25751 Financial Institution Management   6cp
Select 12 credit points of options   12cp
Spring session
25743 Advanced Corporate Valuation   6cp
Select 18 credit points of options   18cp
Autumn commencing, part time
Year 1
Autumn session
23706 Economics for Management   6cp
21878 Organisational Dialogue: Theory and Practice   6cp
Spring session
25742 Financial Management   6cp
22747 Accounting for Managerial Decisions   6cp
Year 2
Autumn session
25765 Corporate Finance   6cp
25705 Financial Modelling and Analysis   6cp
Spring session
25741 Capital Markets   6cp
25731 International Finance   6cp
Year 3
Autumn session
25721 Investment Management   6cp
25751 Financial Institution Management   6cp
Spring session
Select 12 credit points of options   12cp
Year 4
Autumn session
25743 Advanced Corporate Valuation   6cp
Select 6 credit points of options   6cp
Spring session
Select 12 credit points of options   12cp

Articulation with UTS courses

This course is part of an articulated program comprising the Graduate Certificate in Finance (C11027), the Graduate Diploma in Finance (C07021), the Master of Finance (C04048), and the Master of Finance (Extension).

Professional recognition

Completion of the course meets the education requirements of membership at the level of Certified Finance and Treasury Professional (CFTP). It also meets the educational requirements at the level of Senior Associate (SA Fin), in conjunction with work experience at the Financial Services Institute of Australasia (FINSIA). The course has also been awarded postgraduate partnership status by CFA Institute (USA). The curriculum is closely tied to global professional practice and is well suited to students preparing to sit for CFA® (Chartered Financial Analyst®) program examinations.

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)