Graduate Diploma in Applied Finance (GDipAppFin)

Program Code


Academic Year


Program Faculty

Faculty of the Professions

Special Notes

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The Graduate Diploma in Applied Finance aims to provide students with skills to develop their managerial effectiveness in the field of finance. It also aims to provide participants with a strong foundation in the principles and practice of finance, and analytical tools to form a sound basis for financial decision-making.
The Graduate Diploma in Applied Finance is an AQF Level 8 qualification with a standard duration of 1 year.


Condition of Enrolment
Interruption of program: Students must apply for permission from the Faculty before taking a Leave of Absence. Any extension of the leave without approval will result in the loss of place in the program but an application may be made to be re-admitted to the program subject to the admission procedures in place at the time.

Academic Program Rules for Graduate Diploma in Applied Finance

There shall be a Graduate Diploma in Applied Finance.

Qualification Requirements
Academic Program: 

To qualify for the Graduate Diploma in Applied Finance, the student must complete satisfactorily a program of study consisting of the following requirements with a combined total of not less than 24 units, comprising:

  1. Core courses to the value of 12 units
  2. Elective courses to the value of 12 units
Core Courses

To satisfy the requirements for Core Courses students must complete courses to the value of 12 units.

All of the following courses must be completed:

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