MC091 - Master of Finance

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Plan: MC091 - Master of Finance
Campus: City Campus

Overview

Program details
Objectives of the program
Articulation and pathways
Entrance requirements
External accreditation and industry links
Student expenses and charges in addition to fees
Library, IT and specialist resources

Program details

Award title: Master of Finance
Award abbreviation: MFin
Total credit points: 144
Career: PGRD
Duration: Full-time: 3 semesters Part - time: 6 semesters
Location: AUSCY
Owning school: Economics, Finance and Marketing (625H)
Owning school URL: www.rmit.edu.au/ecofinancemarketing
ASCED code: 081100
CRICOS code: 002725B

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Objectives of the program

The overall objective of the Master of Finance program is to provide you with practical and theoretical knowledge and skills to enable them to become literate and analytical practitioners, as well as researchers in finance.

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Articulation and pathways

If you are Australian CPA qualified (or equivalent) or hold a CFA level 1 qualification you may be eligible for exemptions subject to the approval of the program director.

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Entrance requirements

Applicants should be:

Bachelor degree holders preferably in business or a quantitative field (eg. engineering, maths or information technology) from an accredited university or institution of higher education,

    or

Holders of a professional qualification relevant to ACCA (Association of Chartered Certificated Accountants) or CIMA (Chartered Institute of Management Accountants) professional qualifications.

Applicants must be proficient in the English language, and unless their undergraduate degree has been undertaken in an institution where the language of instruction is English, they must provide evidence of English proficiency via:

  • IELTS - 6.5+ (no band below 6.0);
  • TOEFL paper based - 580+ (TWE 4.5+);
  • TOEFL computer based - 237+ (TWE 4.5+); or
  • RMIT English Worldwide (REW) - Advanced Level.

(note: TOEFL or IELTS results are only recognised for one year from the test date)

Short listed candidates may be requested to attend a selection interview with senior staff from RMIT.

Candidates may be required to sit and pass a test in Quantitative Methods, based on materials provided by RMIT.

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External accreditation and industry links

The School of Economics, Finance and Marketing has many close links with industry in a variety of forms.  Academics in the School are strongly encouraged to maintain their linkages with industry.  The School Advisory Board comprises high profile industry representatives.  Part of the Board's brief is to make sure that the School's programs reflect current industry standards and practice.  In addition the School makes use of industry experts as guest lecturers to ensure that you are exposed to current industry developments in finance.  The School has also built its links with industry through the appointment of adjunct professors who have been appointed based upon their industry achievements. 

On completing this program, you will fulfil the academic requirements for membership of the Financial Treasurers Association and the Financial Services Institute of Australasia.

 

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Student expenses and charges in addition to fees

Student tuition charges consist of approved program fees.  Once you are enrolled as a student in this program you will need to allow for expenses, other than university tuition fees.  Additional expenses may relate to the purchase of lecture notes, textbooks, stationery, consumables such as printer paper, fees levied by commercial internet service providers for internet access outside of the university campus, and other relevant costs.

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Library, IT and specialist resources

As part of your program you will develop your capacity to identify, access, evaluate, organise and communicate information. This includes using a wide variety of information resources, such as books, articles from journals and magazines, company reports and financial data, industry research and analysis, legal sources and websites. Many of the Library's information sources are now online, including databases, books and journals. You can access these anytime, from anywhere, via the Library website at http://www.rmit.edu.au/library using your RMIT student (NDS) login.

RMIT's online student portal, myRMIT, provides a single entry point for services and systems. You can access this at https://my.rmit.edu.au. Logging in with your username and password, will provide direct access to enrolment information, student email account, class timetable, library account, course guides and Learning Hub resources as well as important announcements.

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