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C07021v8 Graduate Diploma in Finance

Award(s): Graduate Diploma in Finance (GradDipFin)
CRICOS code: 020210B
Commonwealth supported place?: No
Load credit points: 48
Course EFTSL: 1
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
Other information

Overview

The Graduate Diploma in Finance provides financial institution knowledge and decision-making skills for executives in financial institutions, corporations and financial consultancies.

The course provides participants with the opportunity to acquire knowledge of finance theory and techniques for leading-edge professional practice purposes.

Career options

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

Course intended learning outcomes

1.1 Critically analyse relevant information for business decisions
1.2 Apply key business concepts taking into account the broader environmental context
2.1 Apply creative problem solving processes to address complex business issues
2.2 Apply 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 Identify challenges in business practices/contexts incorporating sustainability principles
5.1 Demonstrate proficiency in 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 equivalent qualification required is a bachelor's degree in any discipline or satisfactory completion of a relevant graduate certificate from UTS or other recognised higher education institution.

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 five subject exemptions, of which two core subjects may be approved from prior undergraduate study.

Course duration and attendance

The course may be completed in one year of full-time or two years of part-time study.

Course structure

The course comprises seven core subjects (totalling 42 credit points) and one elective subject (6 credit points).

Course completion requirements

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
CBK91195 Electives (PG Finance) 6cp
Total 48cp

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
25741 Capital Markets   6cp
25742 Financial Management   6cp
22747 Accounting for Managerial Decisions   6cp
Spring session
25721 Investment Management   6cp
25705 Financial Modelling and Analysis   6cp
25765 Corporate Finance   6cp
Select 6 credit points of options   6cp
Autumn commencing, part time
Year 1
Autumn session
23706 Economics for Management   6cp
25741 Capital Markets   6cp
Spring session
25742 Financial Management   6cp
22747 Accounting for Managerial Decisions   6cp
Year 2
Autumn session
25721 Investment Management   6cp
25705 Financial Modelling and Analysis   6cp
Spring session
25765 Corporate Finance   6cp
Select 6 credit points of options   6cp

Articulation with UTS courses

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

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)