Graduate Certificate of Finance
The Graduate Certificate of Finance is a comprehensive, online foundation course in graduate finance. This program is for individuals seeking a comprehensive understanding of finance concepts, techniques, and applications. With four commencing dates each year, and four units of study, students progress through structured learning activities facilitated by our industry experienced faculty.
This course is a stand-alone award for candidates who are either wishing to transition into the finance industry or seeking a comprehensive understanding of finance to progress in their existing field, and who are seeking a post-graduate-level learning experience.
It also serves as a pathway to the Graduate Diploma of Applied Finance, the Master of Applied Finance, the Master of Banking and Finance or the Master of Commerce with a specialisation in Finance providing admission requirements are met.
- Fundamental technical finance knowledge and skills
- Delivered online by our industry experience faculty
- A pathway to further studies in finance
- Opportunity for career transitions into finance
- One year complimentary affiliate membership with Finsia (Australia's peak banking and finance industry body)
Who should apply?
- Individuals who are working or studying in a non-finance field and who are looking to expand their career options in the finance industry
- Industry professionals in a non-finance field who require a profound understanding of finance processes
- Individuals with a bachelor degree in any area of study
- Industry professionals with 5+ years of professional work experience
|Award||Graduate Certificate of Finance|
|Duration||6 months full-time, 1 year part-time|
Bachelor's degree or 5 years' professional work experience
All applicants for graduate coursework studies at Macquarie University are required to provide evidence of proficiency in English. For more information see English Language Requirements.
|Application and start date||
Term 1, 2017 - applications close 27 November 2016 (commence in 2 January 2017)|
Term 2, 2017 - applications close 26 February 2017 (commence in 27 March 2017)
Term 3, 2017 - applications close 21 May 2017 (commence in 19 June 2017)
Term 4, 2017 - applications close 13 August 2017 (commence in 11 September 2017)
|No. of units of study|
AUD3,192 per unit (AUD12,768 for the full program)
Program of study
Four units of study (4 credit points each):
Senior Associate, Marque Lawyers
“I have just completed the Graduate Certificate of Finance and I have thoroughly enjoyed every moment of it. I originally chose to do further studies in finance due to the capital markets and project finance work I was doing. I have found the course to be one of the best all round educational experiences I have ever had. I feel that it has given me a greater understanding of the financial industry, financial systems and how it all ties in together.”
The information provided is correct at publication, and every reasonable effort has been made to ensure its accuracy. However, the information is subject to change from time to time. Macquarie University Applied Finance Centre reserves the right to vary, without notice, any information relating to the provision of courses or units of study including the content and mode of offering of such courses or units, the withdrawal of any course or unit for whatever reason, requirements for entry (including score conversions) to a program and the fees applicable to enrolment in any course or unit of study.