Melbourne Business School

Master of Finance


The Master of Finance provides you with training for a position in the finance industry and emphasises skills that are marketable to potential employers. It is designed to provide you with an understanding of financial management principles and their application to corporate financial policy. Graduates of the program will have the opportunity to develop an understanding of Australian and international financial markets, knowledge of derivative assets and the operation of the markets in these assets. You will also develop applied knowledge of various specialised aspects of the finance industry and the appropriate skills for analysing and interpreting developments in financial practice.

The Master of Finance is 16 subjects in duration, and is normally completed in two years of full-time study.

Teaching ModeFull Time
Academic RequirementsAcademic background in business or economics
Tuition Fees

2012 Local Student (Aust. full fee)
$26,336 full-time
$3,292 (per 12.5 credit point subject)
2012 International Student
$31,424 full-time
$3,928 (per 12.5 credit point subject)

BeginFebruary or July
Length2 years
Application Deadline

International applications must be submitted by:
31 October for Semester One (February) entry
30 April for Semester Two (July) entry

Local applications:
30 November for Semester One (February) entry
31 May for Semester Two (July) entry

Application Procedure

Local applicants must complete the Online Application Form for Admission to Postgraduate Coursework. Local applicants are Australian citizens and permanent residents, New Zealand citizens, and holders of a permanent humanitarian visa.

International applicants may apply in one of two ways:

  • Through one of our overseas representatives.
  • Directly to the University - Online