The Master of Finance, UNSW Sydney, takes your existing finance knowledge and compounds it. Draw upon extensive and current academic research on financial markets, and course material produced in close consultation with the finance sector. Within one year your ability to harness technologies, analyse complex business situations and devise innovative solutions will open the way to progressive career opportunities.
Master of Finance (MFin) graduates hit the ground running with advanced technical and analytical skills, real-world work experiences and workplace connections.
Why choose this master’s degree?
With the UNSW Master of Finance, you can specialise your qualification to your career goals, gain professional recognition and receive recognition of prior learning.
Build your comprehension of general financial empirical studies, techniques and applications; financial risk management; and financial theory and policy. Specialise in corporate finance and investment banking, fintech, or funds management. See the program structure for detailed information.
The MFin curriculum is closely tied to professional practice and can prepare you for the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) exam. If you have already completed all three levels of the CFA exam, you can receive credit for the MFin in recognition of prior learning.
As UNSW Business School is an affiliated University of the CFA Institute University Affiliation Program, the MFin embeds significant portion of the CFA Program Candidate Body of Knowledge, including the Code of Ethics and Standards of Professional Conduct.
Graduates are also eligible to apply for Senior Associate membership with the Financial Services Institute of Australasia (FINSIA) after five years of work experience in financial services.
UNSW Business School students have exclusive access to Career Accelerator, a portfolio of professional development opportunities that include:
In finance, there’s become an increasingly large emphasis on evaluating trends in data. The degree gives students that chance. They may take apart stock data and look at trends or factors that could influence stock returns.
UNSW Business School degrees are shaped by industry leaders and world-class academics who recognise the future will present career opportunities that don’t exist today. The skills and insights gained from your Master of Finance (MFin) can have an immediate positive effect on your career. This degree can be completed in one year. Professional recognition is available, as well as the opportunity for international experience.
Who is this degree for?
- Finance graduates looking for an advanced program
- Finance professionals who want to increase their knowledge with an advanced finance degree
Job and career prospects
This program will open up many career opportunities including:
- Banking professional
- Corporate treasurer
- Financial advisor
- Financial broker
- Fund manager
- International financier
- Investment banker
Find out how we prepare our graduates for career success
Why the Business School?
UNSW Business School is a leading business school in the Asia-Pacific. We rank 1st for Accounting and Finance in Australia, and within the top 50 worldwide. We are rated “Well above world standard” for Banking and Finance by the Excellence in Research Australia (ERA) government assessment. Read more about our rankings and reputation.
Our students build professional networks among more than 90,000 Business School alumni worldwide and begin their new career before graduation. This postgraduate degree incorporates a suite of professional development opportunities offered by Career Accelerator, that are exclusive to UNSW’s Business School students. Career Accelerator helps you build industry connections through networking and mentoring, and you can undertake internships and global business practicums for credit towards your degree.