Master of Applied Finance

Study Area


Study Level



University of Wollongong



Course Detail


Wollongong, Sydney

Intake Time

February, May, August

Standard Duration

2 years

About the Course

You will study the theory and practice of financial management and gain an understanding of the global financial system. Additionally, competing approaches to corporate governance and business ethics will be developed, and you will learn how to provide protection against portfolio, financial and corporate risks. You will examine the legal framework establishing, controlling and regulating financial institutions and examine bank management theory, a bank's lending process and the securities associated with it. The degree is targeted at students who have a bachelor degree in Business, Engineering, Maths or IT, if you do not have an academic background in these areas you should consider studying the Graduate Certificate in Applied Finance. Students interested in a two-year Master of Applied Finance option should consider the Master of Applied Finance (Investing and Financial Services).


Average Score


6.5 overall and individual band scores of 6.0

Background Requirements


University of Wollongong

Institute Ranking

"#196 in QS World University Rankings 2021, #10 in Australia"

Program Ranking