University of Technology Sydney

C07021v11 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
Recognition of prior learning
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 students 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 finance sector, industry or government.

Course intended learning outcomes

1.1 Analyse and apply innovative and integrated solutions to address complex business decisions
2.1 Communicate financial information and decisions clearly in an appropriate form to business stakeholders
2.2 Interact with colleagues and stakeholders to work effectively in teams and deliver agreed project outcomes
3.1 Evaluate and apply sustainability principles to decisions in business contexts
3.2 Apply the practices of Indigenous businesses, their partners and financial innovations that are relevant to Indigenous households and businesses
4.1 Apply ethical principles in professional financial practice
4.2 Integrate technical skills and knowledge 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.

Recognition of prior learning

Students may be granted a maximum of five subject exemptions, of which two core subjects may be approved from prior undergraduate study. For more information about the application process, see How to Apply for Recognition of Prior Learning.

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

STM91681 Core subjects (GDFinance) 36cp
CBK91937 Elective Choiceblock GDFinance 12cp
Total 48cp

Course program

A typical course program is provided below, showing a suggested study sequence. Most of the subjects are offered in Autumn, Spring and Summer sessions.

Refer to the Timetable Planner for confirmation of availability.

Autumn commencing, full time
Year 1
Autumn session
23706 Economics for Management   6cp
25705 Financial Modelling and Analysis   6cp
25742 Financial Management   6cp
22747 Accounting for Managerial Decisions   6cp
Spring session
25721 Investment Management   6cp
25741 Capital Markets   6cp
Select 12 credit points of options   12cp
Autumn commencing, part time
Year 1
Autumn session
23706 Economics for Management   6cp
25742 Financial Management   6cp
Spring session
25705 Financial Modelling and Analysis   6cp
22747 Accounting for Managerial Decisions   6cp
Year 2
Autumn session
25721 Investment Management   6cp
25741 Capital Markets   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, 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
Business (Postgraduate)