Macquarie University’s Master of Applied Finance is one of the largest and most respected in the world. It’s an exceptional program for exceptional people, founded on a vision of applied finance education for and by practitioners. Our students learn knowledge and skills that are directly relevant, immediately and throughout their career.
Who should apply?
The full-time program is offered in Sydney primarily at Macquarie's Sydney CBD campus. Students have full access to the facilities at the North Ryde campus.
This program is for experienced professionals, whether currently in the finance industry or in other professions wanting to transition to the finance sector (such as engineers, lawyers, or IT specialists). There are alternative pathways into the program, recognising your prior qualifications and professional work experience*.
International students who hold a visa without study restrictions, may apply for the part time programs in Sydney CBD or Melbourne CBD.
The minimum entry requirements for the program are:
- A Bachelor's degree or recognised equivalent, and
- Two years’ relevant professional work experience*
All applicants for graduate coursework studies at Macquarie University are required to provide evidence of proficiency in English.
Macquarie has one of the most generous scholarship programs in Australia, providing many opportunities each year to international students to undertake studies here.
Visit mq.edu.au for more information.
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Master of Applied Finance, 2016
Mentee, NAB MAFC Women's Mentoring Program 2016
Finance Officer, Thales, France
"Studying in the centre of the Sydney CBD was fantastic, as the city is really convenient for commuting and networking, and you also get to enjoy all that Sydney offers.
The Master of Applied Finance is a really enriching and rewarding course. The applied nature of the course makes it valuable for both finance and non-finance professionals.”
* Relevant Professional Work Experience
In the granting of admission or credit on the basis of work experience a number of factors will be considered, including: the number of years of work experience; how current that experience is; its relevance to the finance industry and/or the applicant's prior degree; and the type of role(s) the applicant has undertaken. Professional work experience could include roles requiring technical or specialist expertise, or managerial/decision-making functions.