MC201 - Master of Finance

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RMIT program code: MC201
Plan name: Master of Finance
Plan code: MC201P15
Campus: City Campus
Credit points per semester:
Full time: 48
Part time: 24
CRICOS code: 077516B

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2020 Enrolment Program Structure

To graduate you must complete the following:

  Stage A:
 
AND  Stage B:
 
AND  Stage C:
 
AND  Stage D:
 

The Master of Finance degree requires the completion of 192 credit points (CP) comprising of the following:

  • 4 Business Enabling courses (48 CP) 
  • 9 Economics and Finance Compulsory courses (108 CP)
  • 1 Capstone course (12 CP)
  • 1 Business Research Design course (12 CP)
  • 1 Elective course (from approved list of Postgraduate Business  College Electives as per Stage C OR a University Postgraduate Elective) (12 CP)

 

Information about University Postgraduate elective courses is available on the University Electives web page

 

Capstone Courses

Capstone Courses are compulsory courses designed to consolidate the learning undertaken throughout the program and should be taken in your final semester of study.  Applications for credit transfer or recognition of prior learning will not be accepted for Capstone courses.

 

The capstone course for this program is:

 

Global Intensives, Student Exchange, and Cross-campus Study

As your elective choice (12 credit points only), you may want to consider enriching your student experience by undertaking global study and work (offered by the College of Business) as part of your RMIT program. Please visit the Global Study and Work webpage for more information. International study and work opportunities at RMIT include:

 

PART-TIME STUDENTS - Courses running in the evening in 2020

Timetabling adjustments have been made in 2020 to better suit the needs of part-time students who prefer attending evening classes.  Please click here for a list of courses with evening offerings in 2020.  

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Stage A:

Complete the following Four (4) Business Enabling Courses:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Management 1 - Managing People12BUSM1162City Campus13461335
Business and Government in the Global Context12BUSM3886City Campus13671357
Global Business and Social Technology: A Case Study Approach12YesISYS1028City Campus15061493
Accounting for Management Decisions12ACCT2127City Campus27702721
 
AND

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Stage B:

Complete the following Four (4) Courses:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Financial Statement Analysis12YesBAFI1070City Campus25432547
Principles of Finance12ECON1239City Campus14641467
Quantitative Methods in Finance12ECON1095City Campus14541459
Economic Analysis for Business12ECON1113City Campus14551460
 
AND

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Stage C:

Postgraduate elective options

You may select one of the five economics and finance courses listed below under "Select and Complete One (1) of the following Courses" section OR a Global Intensive elective (12 credit points only) OR any 12 credit point University Postgraduate elective for which you are eligible for.

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Complete the following Three (3) Courses:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Corporate Finance12BAFI1059City Campus13781368
Options, Futures and Risk Management12BAFI2081City Campus13981384
Investment Analysis12BAFI2077City Campus13941380
AND

Select and Complete One (1) of the following Courses:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Applied Macroeconomics12ECON1236City Campus1465
Applied Microeconomics12ECON1237City Campus1466
Econometric Techniques12ECON1238City Campus1462
Research Issues in Finance12YesBAFI3190City Campus1401
International Finance12YesBAFI1075City Campus1374
University Postgrad Elective
}
 
AND

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Stage D:

Please note that the ONL (online study mode) classes for BUSM4448 are only available for students of MC196 Master of Information Management.

Please note that the MBA (study mode classes) for BUSM4448 are only available for students of MC199 Master of Business Administration and MC162 Executive Master of Business Administration.

Complete the following Four (4) Courses:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Business Research Design12YesBUSM4448City Campus1389
1999 (ONL)
3479 (EMBA)
1982
1989 (EMBA)
1990 (ONL)
Fixed Income Securities and Credit Analysis12BAFI1065City Campus25452548
Alternative Securities12BAFI3180City Campus14001387
Portfolio Management12YesBAFI3178City Campus13991386
 

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Program structure enquiries

RMIT UNIVERSITY has become the latest university to be welcomed into the CFA Institute University Affiliation Program. Masters of Finance, MC 201,  has been acknowledged as incorporating at least 70 percent of the CFA Program Candidate Body of Knowledge (CBOK) and placing emphasis on the CFA Institute Code of Ethics and Standards of Practice within the program

 

Contact Details

Business Connect via RMIT Connect or Text BC80 to 0477 444 555 to join the queue at Business Connect, Building 80, Level 7, 445 Swanston Street.

 

Enrolment Load

The maximum standard enrolment load per semester is 48 credit points.

 

Overloading

You will only be permitted to overload by a maximum of 12 credit points in the final semester of your program, upon approval from the College.

 

Credit and Pathways

If you have previous learning or experience, you can apply for credit or recognition of prior learning towards your RMIT program. Please read the information provided on the Apply for Credit web page.

 

Timetabling

Please go to the Class timetables web page to access timetabling information.

 

Material fees

Some courses and programs have material fees (fees for field trips, goods or services) associated with them. In most cases these charges are not compulsory, but are levied by the teaching school for materials they purchase on your behalf for use in your studies. Go to the Material Fees web page to check the material fees for your program and courses.

Enrolment

For more information about enrolment at RMIT University, please go to the Enrolment home page.

*Semester 1 classes generally commence in February and Semester 2 classes generally commence in July. Please contact your school for more information about specific class start days.

Policies

For more information about other RMIT University policies, please go to the Policies web site.

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