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Master of Finance

  • Qualification:

    Master's Degree

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  • Payment options:

    FEE-HELP may be available
    Payment plan
    Upfront payment

  • Duration:

    12 units

  • Start date:

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  • Awarded by:

    RMIT University

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What you'll learn

About this course

The Master of Finance is a postgraduate course offered by RMIT University and is delivered online through the convenience of Open Universities Australia. This qualification builds on your previous undergraduate degree or professional study to provide you with both theoretical and practical finance skills.

Through studying this course, you will cover everything from the principles of finance, econometrics, research and financial markets as well as analysis and problem solving. You will also learn the legal aspects of the finance industry to ensure that you graduate as a responsible and ethical professional.


To be eligible for entry into this course you will need to:
  • Have an undergraduate degree, preferably in business or a quantitative field such as engineering, maths or information technology; OR
  • Have professional qualifications with the Association of Chartered Certificated Accountants (ACCA) or the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA)

Areas of study

In this Master of Finance course, the subjects you will study include:

  • Corporate finance
  • Money markets and fixed income securities
  • Financial statement analysis
  • International finance
  • Quantitative methods in finance
  • Financial economics
  • Financial econometrics
  • Risk management and financial engineering
  • Legal aspects of company finance
  • Research issues in finance
  • Managerial economics
  • Accounting for management decisions
  • Business and government in the global context
  • Global business and social technology: A case study approach
  • Management 1 - managing people
For two decades, Open Universities Australia (OUA) has partnered with leading Australian educators to make tertiary-level courses easier to access for people, no matter their background, their work status or their other life commitments. OUA has built up their reputation by making education more flexible, easier to tailor and available almost entirely online.

OUA's devotion to online education remains to this day, but where they once focused on higher education, today they offer the broadest set of post-secondary education and training programs in Australia.
Open Universities Australia offers a range of administrative and student support options. As a student of OUA you will have access to four hours of free expert tutoring support for each unit undertaken through the tutoring service SMARTHINKING. This on-demand service allows you to get fast, detailed feedback on your assignment drafts and gives you access to your tutor in real time.

The My OUA portal is an online student medium that allows you access to all your course and enrolment information as well as access to student forums and assessment tips.

Career outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course you will receive a nationally recognised, accredited Master of Finance from RMIT University.

This online course will develop your capabilities in information management, critical analysis and problem solving, teamwork, research, responsive practice, social awareness and responsible practice, interpersonal and communication skills and financial knowledge. Upon successful completion of this postgraduate degree you will meet the education requirements for the Senior Associate (SA Fin) of FINISIA and can become a Certified Finance and Treasury Professional (CFTP) of the Finance and Treasury Association.

Curious about where a career in accounting could take you? Potential job outcomes may include:

  • Accountant
  • Financial Dealer
  • Financial Broker
  • Bank Officer
  • Financial Institution Branch Manager

Payment options & support

Finance options

If you are an Australian citizen you may be eligible to receive FEE-HELP or scholarships.

You may be eligible to receive FEE-HELP for this course!

This course can be paid for through the FEE-HELP government loan scheme. If you are an Australian citizen or hold a permanent humanitarian visa, this means you don’t need to pay upfront.

Instead, the Australian government will pay your course fees on your behalf. You’ll begin repaying your loan through the tax system once you start earning more than the minimum threshold of $54,869 (2016-17 income year).

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