Status with Professional Bodies
The Master of Applied Finance program is recognised by the following professional bodies:
Association of Corporate Treasurers (ACT)
The ACT is the leading international membership organisation for treasurers. Master of Applied Finance students completing appropriate units will be eligible for the award of the ACT's Certificate in Treasury qualification, and for exemption from three of the four units required to complete the Diploma in Treasury Management.
The first Strategic Partner and an Academic Partner of CAIA (the Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst Association) which offers MAFC students access to the CAIA Association's curriculum and events and be eligible to apply for scholarships to earn the CAIA Charter, which requires passing rigorous Level I and Level II examinations.
Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand (CAANZ)
The CAANZ offer a designated Business Valuation specialisation for Chartered Accountants to consolidate their expertise in a specialised, growing field. Graduates of the Graduate Diploma of Applied Finance Business Valuation meet the educational requirement for Pathway 1 to become a Business Valuation specialist.
CFA Institute Program
The Macquarie University Applied Finance Centre (MAFC) was the first member of the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) Institute’s Educational Partnership Program in Australia and the Asia Pacific.
Finsia Education Partnership
MAFC's Education Partnership with Financial Services Institute of Australasia (Finsia) offers great benefits and opportunities for MAFC students and graduates, as well as support for early-career finance professionals who have a desire to join the industry.
PRMIA Certification Program
The Macquarie University Applied Finance Centre (MAFC) is the first University in the Asian region to have a Degree accredited by the Professional Risk Managers’ International Association (PRMIA) - a leader in risk management education.