Association of Corporate Treasurers

MAFC is an accredited university of ACT

Fast Track to ACT Professional Qualifications

The Association of Corporate Treasurers (ACT) is the only professional treasury body with a Royal Charter. The Macquarie University Applied Finance Centre (MAFC) is the first University in the Australasian region to have a degree accredited by the Association of Corporate Treasurers (ACT) – a leader in developing professional education standards and professional development for corporate treasurers, their banking partners and advisors. The MAFC curriculum complements the ACT curriculum, and provides excellent preparation to obtain the Diploma in Treasury Management offered by the ACT. The Diploma in Treasury Management is an internationally recognised benchmark from the UK Chartered body for the treasury profession, and is underpinned by the ACT Competency Framework.

Students completing appropriate units in the MAppFin program 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. Once the final unit is completed they qualify for Associate Membership membership of the ACT.

Following units need to be completed:

 Suggested program:

Five core units:Elective units:

Other elective units that have a corporate treasury component or overlap with the ACT syllabus include:

Students enrolled in Corporate Treasury Management will also become e-Affiliate members of the ACT for a twelve month period. For more information about the ACT please visit the ACT website

ACT qualifications pathway

About Association of Corporate Treasurers (ACT)

The Association of Corporate Treasurers (ACT) is the membership organisation for treasurers, with a global network of around 7,000 members and students in 90 countries. The ACT supports its network in several ways, ensuring that the treasury and finance community is informed and empowered with CPD resources so that every individual can perform to the best of their ability. 86% of FTSE 100 companies employ ACT members and students.

Contact for information on how to apply for an exemption and fees.

Ria Robinson,  Director of Professional Standards & Governance, ACT"ACT and Macquarie Applied Finance Centre share a commitment to equip modern treasurers with the technical and professional skills to lead their profession.  The ethos of the Masters in Applied Finance closely reflects that of the ACT’s professional qualifications, to teach technical know-how very much in the practical context of real-world finance."

- Ria Robinson, Director of Professional Standards & Governance, ACT

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