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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2019 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 compulsary 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

 

Program Changes

In Semester 1, 2017, the Master of Finance program underwent program changes that aligns the curriculum with the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) Body of Knowledge Index. The newly structured Master of Finance programs allow students to obtain a postgraduate degree aligned with CFA designation which addresses industry demand.

 

Capstone Courses

Capstone Courses are compulsory courses designed to consolidate the learning undertaken throughout the program and should generally be taken in your final year/semester of study.  Applications for credit transfer or recognition of prior learning will not be accepted for these 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 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 2019

Timetabling adjustments have been made in 2019 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 2019.  

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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 Campus19851964
Business and Government in the Global Context12BUSM3886City Campus20201981
Global Business and Social Technology: A Case Study Approach12YesISYS1028City Campus18071872
Accounting for Management Decisions12ACCT2127City Campus17821701
 
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 Campus17551735
Principles of Finance12ECON1239City Campus26081853
Quantitative Methods in Finance12ECON1095City Campus18361759
Economic Analysis for Business12ECON1113City Campus18391761
 
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) Course from" 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 Campus17521733
Options, Futures and Risk Management12BAFI2081City Campus17611739
Investment Analysis12BAFI2077City Campus17571738
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 Campus1848
Applied Microeconomics12ECON1237City Campus1851
Econometric Techniques12ECON1238City Campus1948
Research Issues in Finance12YesBAFI3190City Campus1932
International Finance12YesBAFI1075City Campus1736
University Postgrad Elective
}
 
AND

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Stage D:

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

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

Complete the following Four (4) Courses:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Business Research Design12YesBUSM4448City Campus1799 (MBA)
1810
1811 (ONL)
1725
1726 (MBA)
1727 (ONL)
Fixed Income Securities and Credit Analysis12BAFI1065City Campus17541734
Alternative Securities12BAFI3180City Campus17591742
Portfolio Management12YesBAFI3178City Campus17581838
 

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Contact details and related links

Program structure enquiries

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

 

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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