Master of Finance and Business Economics (MFinBusEc)

Program Code

MFBE

Program Minimum Units

48

Standard Duration

2 Years

Program Faculty

Faculty of the Professions

AQF Level

09

Academic Year

2017

Special Notes

These Program Rules should be read in conjunction with the University's policies (http://www.adelaide.edu.au/policies).

Overview

The Master of Finance and Business Economics has been designed to meet the needs of entrants from a business or economics degree seeking in-depth advancement in their field, or a graduate from any other degree seeking to comprehensively adapt to the fields of economics and finance. While the program includes study in both fields, students choose to specialise in one area. For students choosing the finance specialisation, the program provides the educational grounding to proceed with professional studies towards the Chartered Financial Analyst qualification. For students specialising in economics, the program provides training in theoretical and applied aspects of modern economics and econometrics, and aims to enhance their understanding of the application of economic theories.
The Master of Finance and Business Economics is an AQF Level 9 Masters Conversion qualification with a standard full-time duration of 2 years.

Academic Program Rules for Master of Finance and Business Economics

There shall be a Master of Finance and Business Economics .

Qualification Requirements
Academic Program: 

To qualify for the degree of Master of Finance and Business Economics, the student must complete satisfactorily a program of study consisting of the following requirements with a combined total of not less than 48 units, comprising:

  1. Core courses to the value of 39 units
  2. Elective courses to the value of 9 units
Core Courses

To satisfy the requirements for Core Courses students must complete courses to the value of 39 units.

All of the following courses must be completed:

Subject / Catalogue Course Title Unit Value
CORPFIN 7019 Advanced Funds Management (M) 3
CORPFIN 7020 Derivatives (M) 3
CORPFIN 7039 Equity Valuation & Analysis (M) 3
CORPFIN 7040 Fixed Income Securities (M) 3
ACCTING 7019 Accounting Concepts and Methods (M) 3
CORPFIN 7005 Principles of Finance (M) 3
ECON 7001 Econometrics PG 3
ECON 7071 Intermediate Macroeconomics IID 3
ECON 7200 Economic Principles (M) 3
ECON 7011 Intermediate Microeconomics IID 3
ACCTFIN 7001 Ethical Principles in Finance & Accounting 3

and

Courses to the value of 3 units must be taken from the following:

Subject / Catalogue Course Title Unit Value
CORPFIN 7033 Quantitative Methods (M) 3
ECON 7051 Intermediate Econometrics IID 3

and

Courses to the value of 3 units must be taken from the following:

Subject / Catalogue Course Title Unit Value
ECON 7036 International Trade and Investment Policy IID 3
ECON 7044 International Finance PG 3