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Graduate Certificate in Mining Finance

  • Qualification:

    Graduate Certificate

  • Study mode:


  • Payment options:

    FEE-HELP may be available
    Upfront payment

  • Duration:

    6 months to 3 years. Fast-track options available.

  • Start date:

    6 intakes a year, enquire now!

  • Awarded by:

    Kaplan Professional

  • Course fees:

    Price may vary

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About this course

If you're a finance professional seeking to specialise your skills, or work in the mining industry and looking to broaden your finance knowledge, this is the course for you. Kaplan Professional's comprehensive online Graduate Certificate in Mining Finance equips you with the skills and knowledge to take your next career step.

With this course, you'll gain an advanced technical and specialist understanding of mining industry finance. Three core subjects introduce you to the key finance sector areas of financial markets and economic principles, business valuation and mining investment analysis. You'll then hone your knowledge by choosing one elective, depending on your strengths and interests: Fundamentals of Asset Valuation, Investment Management, Futures and Options Markets and Trading or Project Finance.

This course is ideal for finance professionals or for engineers, geologists or mining managers keen to gain advanced knowledge of the complex mining finance industry; it's also an excellent pathway for those looking to enter the field of finance. Alternatively, the course structure offers companies the chance to upskill, progress or retrain their staff with a specialist qualification.


To be eligible to study this course, applicants must meet the following entry requirements:

  • An Undergraduate Degree; OR
  • A related Advanced Diploma or Diploma; OR
  • An unrelated Advanced Diploma or Diploma plus 2 years' related industry experience; OR
  • academic and/or professional qualifications demonstrating potential to undertake study at this level.

Areas of study

In this mining finance course, the subjects you may study include:

Core subjects

  • FIN101 - Financial Markets and Economic Principles
  • FIN205 - Business Valuation
  • FIN327 - Mining Investment Analysis

Elective subjects (choose one elective subject)

  • FIN202 - Fundamentals of Asset Valuation
  • FIN206 - Investment Management
  • FIN329 - Futures and Options Markets and Trading
  • FIN338 - Project Finance
Kaplan Professional Kaplan Professional is a leading provider of education in financial services and real estate. Kaplan Professional’s internationally renowned programs, personalised study experiences, flexible learning options and range of industry partners, all make them highly respected and distinguished.

Kaplan Professional offers a range of professional qualifications and provides learning solutions to 45,000 people a year. Whether you want to undertake a Certificate, Diploma or Masters, Kaplan Professional has the right course to get you where you want to go!
Kaplan Professional aim to make your learning journey as seamless as possible and have put together a student services team to assist and help you out if any challenges come up.

Student support representatives will be on hand to answer questions around the system, login and password queries, explaining processes around assessments etc., and to offer advice around study pathways and subject selection.

There’s also an ‘Ask the Tutor’ forum where you can direct questions regarding your studies to subject matter experts.

Where Will It Lead Me?

Upon successful completion of this course you will receive a Graduate Certificate in Mining Finance from Kaplan Professional.

Course graduates will gain advanced technical and specialist skills and knowledge and be positioned to pursue employment in the mining finance industry. This qualification also offers engineers, geologists and mining managers the opportunity to upskill by broadening their finance knowledge.

How Much Will It Cost?

Finance options

The full fee for this course is $9,300 which equates to $2,325 per subject. When you study at Kaplan Professional, you pay as you go. So, you only need to pay for the subjects you intend to study each study period.

Eligible students can apply for the Australian government's FEE-HELP loan to cover the upfront costs of all or part of your fees.

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 $55,874 (2017-18 income year).

Find out more about government study loans here.

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