Master of Applied Finance (MAppFin)

Program Code


Program Minimum Units


Standard Duration

1.5 Years

Program Faculty

Faculty of the Professions

AQF Level


Academic Year


Special Notes

These Program Rules should be read in conjunction with the University's policies (


The Master of Applied Finance program is designed to help individuals to enhance their managerial effectiveness in the field of finance. This program also aims to provide participants with a strong foundation in the principles and practice of finance, and furnishes them with new skills and analytical tools to form a sound basis for financial decision-making.
The Master of Applied Finance is an AQF Level 9 Masters Conversion qualification with a standard duration of 1.5 years.

Academic Program Rules for Master of Applied Finance

There shall be a Master of Applied Finance .

Qualification Requirements
Academic Program: 

To qualify for the degree of Master of Applied Finance, the student must complete satisfactorily a program of study consisting of the following requirements with a combined total of not less than 36 units, comprising:

  1. Core courses to the value of 27 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 27 units.

All of the following courses must be completed:

Subject / Catalogue Course Title Unit Value
ACCTING 7019 Accounting Concepts and Methods (M) 3
CORPFIN 7005 Principles of Finance (M) 3
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
ECON 7200 Economic Principles (M) 3
CORPFIN 7033 Quantitative Methods (M) 3
ACCTFIN 7001 Ethical Principles in Finance & Accounting 3