MC201 - Master of Finance

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RMIT program code: MC201
Plan name: Master of Finance
Plan code: MC201
Campus: City Campus
Credit points per semester:
Full time: 48
Part time: 24
CRICOS code: 077516B

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2017 Enrolment Program Structure

To graduate you must complete the following:

  This program consists of One Hundred NinetyTwo credit points
 
  • The Master of Finance (MC201) consists of 192 credit units as listed in the stages A, B, C and D of the program structure. Students are required to complete the program as specified in the structure below to be eligible to graduate with Master of Finance degree.
  • Students may wish to exit with a Graduate Certificate in Finance (GC048) upon successful completion of stage B (48 credit points).
  • Alternatively, they could exit upon successful completion of both stages B and C (96 credit points) with a Graduate Diploma in Finance (GD081).
  • Information about postgraduate elective courses is available on the Postgraduate Electives web page.
  • Business College Electives: students are only permitted to take one non-listed Business College Elective during their entire program. 

 

 

Program Changes:

The Master of Finance has a new program structure effective Semester 1, 2017. Program changes have been emailed to students.

These changes align the curriculum with the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) Body of Knowledge Index. The newly structured Master of Finance programs will allow students to obtain a postgraduate degree aligned with CFA designation which addresses industry demand.

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This program consists of One Hundred NinetyTwo credit points

  • For Stage B Students must take Legal Aspects of Company Finance if they have not taken a similar course in their undergraduate studies.
  • For Stage D that the enrolment requirement for BAFI2085 Research Project in Finance is a credit average with no fails in the Master of Finance program. Students who do not meet this requirement will not be permitted to enrol in this course. Instead, they are advised to undertake BAFI3190 Research Issues in Finance and plus three elective courses in this stage of the program.
  • The maximum number of College of Business electives that students may enrol into is one throughout their degree. 

 

Please note:

  • BAFI2085 Research Project in Finance will be discontinued from Semester 1 2018. Students intending to undertake this course must do so by Semester 2 2017.
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Stage A - Complete the following Four (4) Courses:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Management 1 - Managing People12BUSM1162City Campus23602317
Business and Government in the Global Context12BUSM3886City Campus23712329
Global Business and Social Technology: A Case Study Approach12YesISYS1028City Campus19631904
Accounting for Management Decisions12YesACCT2127City Campus18541793
AND

Stage B - Complete the following Three (3) Courses:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Corporate Finance12BAFI1059City Campus21712121
Fixed Income Securities and Credit Analysis12BAFI1065City Campus23332289
Quantitative Methods in Finance12ECON1095City Campus22302186
AND

Select and Complete One (1) Course from:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Financial Statement Analysis12YesBAFI1070City Campus21722122
Economic Analysis for Business12ECON1113City Campus22312187
Applied Macroeconomics12ECON1236City Campus22342191
Applied Microeconomics12ECON1237City Campus22352287
Investment Analysis12YesBAFI2077City Campus23342288
Portfolio Management12YesBAFI3178City Campus23322291
Econometric Techniques12ECON1238City Campus22372193
Principles of Finance12YesECON1239City Campus23362293
Alternative Securities12YesBAFI3180City Campus23312292
University Postgrad Elective
AND

Stage C - Complete the following Three (3) Courses:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

International Finance12YesBAFI1075City Campus21732123
Options, Futures and Risk Management12YesBAFI2081City Campus23352290
AND

Select and Complete One (1) Course from:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Financial Statement Analysis12YesBAFI1070City Campus21722122
Economic Analysis for Business12ECON1113City Campus22312187
Applied Macroeconomics12ECON1236City Campus22342191
Applied Microeconomics12ECON1237City Campus22352287
Investment Analysis12YesBAFI2077City Campus23342288
Portfolio Management12YesBAFI3178City Campus23322291
Econometric Techniques12ECON1238City Campus22372193
Principles of Finance12YesECON1239City Campus23362293
Alternative Securities12YesBAFI3180City Campus23312292
University Postgrad Elective
AND

Stage D - Complete the following One (1) Course:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

There are currently no classes scheduled to satisfy this requirement.
AND

Select and Complete One (1) Course from:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Financial Statement Analysis12YesBAFI1070City Campus21722122
Economic Analysis for Business12ECON1113City Campus22312187
Applied Macroeconomics12ECON1236City Campus22342191
Applied Microeconomics12ECON1237City Campus22352287
Investment Analysis12YesBAFI2077City Campus23342288
Portfolio Management12YesBAFI3178City Campus23322291
Econometric Techniques12ECON1238City Campus22372193
Principles of Finance12YesECON1239City Campus23362293
Alternative Securities12YesBAFI3180City Campus23312292
University Postgrad Elective
}
OR
{

Complete the following One (1) Course:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Research Issues in Finance12YesBAFI3190City Campus2125
AND

Select and Complete Three (3) Courses from:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Financial Statement Analysis12YesBAFI1070City Campus21722122
Economic Analysis for Business12ECON1113City Campus22312187
Applied Macroeconomics12ECON1236City Campus22342191
Applied Microeconomics12ECON1237City Campus22352287
Investment Analysis12YesBAFI2077City Campus23342288
Portfolio Management12YesBAFI3178City Campus23322291
Econometric Techniques12ECON1238City Campus22372193
Principles of Finance12YesECON1239City Campus23362293
Alternative Securities12YesBAFI3180City Campus23312292
University Postgrad Elective
}
 

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The maximum standard enrolment load per semester is 48 credit points. You will only be permitted to exceed the standard approved program enrolment load if it is your final semester.

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