Credit points


Minimum duration

2 years full-time or equivalent part-time.

Approved locations

  • Melbourne
  • North Sydney


Melbourne, Victoria (not offered in 2021)

Sydney (North Sydney), NSW (not offered in 2021)

EFTSL value of units : All 10 cp units in this course have an EFTSL value of 0.125. Units with a cp value of a multiple of 10 have corresponding EFTSL values.

Admission requirements

An applicant must also comply with the Admission to Coursework Programs Policy.

To be eligible for admission to the course, an applicant must have completed the following prerequisites:

  1. Equivalent of an Australian bachelor’s degree in any discipline (the equivalent of an Australian bachelor's degree in a related discipline will be eligible for up to four units credit); OR
  2. A Graduate Certificate in a related discipline.

International applicants need to meet the English Language Proficiency requirements as defined in the Admission to Coursework Programs Policy.

Disclaimer :The Course entry requirements above are for 2021 Admission.

Completion requirements

To qualify for the degree, a student must complete 160 cp from the Schedule of Unit Offerings, consisting of:

  1. 150 cp from Specified Units (Part A), AND
  2. 10 cp Elective from the Schedule of Postgraduate Unit Offerings from the Peter Faber Business School (Part B).

Exit points

A student who has completed the requirements prescribed for the Graduate Certificate in Finance, the Graduate Diploma in Finance or Graduate Diploma in Financial Planning may exit from the course with the relevant award by arrangement with the Course Coordinator.

Part A : Specified Units

Complete exactly 150 credit points from the following:

CodeTitleCredit PointsNotes
ACCT600Accounting for Decision Making10
BAFN600Finance and Quantitative Methods10
BAFN601International Finance10
BAFN604Entrepreneurial Finance10
BAFN605Estate Planning and Capstone Project10
BAFN606Financial Markets and Institutions10
BAFN607Financial Modelling and Risk Analysis10
BAFN608Financial Planning10
BAFN609Risk Management and Insurance10
BAFN610Responsible Investment Management10
BAFN611Real Estate Finance10
BAFN612Superannuation and Retirement Planning10
LEGL601Commercial and Corporations Law10
LEGL602Taxation Law10
MGMT638Ethical Leadership10

Part B : Elective Units

Complete exactly 10 credit points from the following:

Elective units may be chosen from the Schedule of Postgraduate Unit Offering in the Peter Faber Business School.

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