Program Overview

Global financial services are evolving. More than ever, firms are searching for highly trained experts who can navigate the complexities of global capital markets and take advantage of new technologies.
 

La Trobe's Master of Financial Analysis offers you the opportunity to develop specialist expertise in banking, fintech, international business or business research. You'll extend your core investment and financial skills, and enhance your ability to provide financial services and advice.
 

Develop your core financial and investment expertisein our financial trading room. You'll learn professional investment tools used every day in the financial markets, such as the Bloomberg Information Service, and you'll work with real-time data from international markets and respond to breaking news and events. Examine the latest research by our leading finance academics and learn how to use powerful analytic tools, while taking in guest lectures delivered by industry experts.
 

Distinguish your expertise by completing a specialisation of your choice. If you want to develop the skills to build quantitative financial models and applications, you might consider the fintech specialisation. If you want to start a career in banking or international finance, you might choose to specialise in banking or international business. You could also undertake a thesis as part of an applied research specialisation and take the next step on a pathway to a PhD and a career in research.

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  Location

MelbourneAustralia

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  Course Duration

24 Months

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  Tuition Fee

AU$ 38,200

 Score

IELTS: 6.5 TOEFL: 79

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Core subjects
 

Core subjects are required subjects in your course. You need to complete these subjects to attain your degree.
 

Subject name

Subject code

Year

Credit points

ACADEMIC INTEGRITY MODULE

LTU0AIM

1

0

ACCOUNTING PRINCIPLES AND PRACTICES                                                  

ACC4001

1

15

CORPORATE FINANCE

FIN5FMA

1

15

DEBT SECURITIES

FIN5DBS

1

15

EQUITY SECURITIES

FIN5EQS

1

15

FINANCIAL STATEMENT ANALYSIS

FIN5FSA

1

15

PRINCIPLES OF ECONOMICS

BUA4003

1

15

PRINCIPLES OF FINANCE

BUA4005

1

15

STATISTICS FOR BUSINESS AND FINANCE

BUA4004

1

15

CASE STUDIES IN FINANCE

FIN5005

2

15

DERIVATIVE SECURITIES

FIN5DER

2

15

INTERNATIONAL FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT

FIN5IFM

2

15

PORTFOLIO MANAGEMENT

FIN5PMT

2

15

Prerequisites

Successful completion of an Australian bachelor degree (or equivalent).

 

English language requirement

6.5 IELTS (Academic) with no individual band less than 6.0.

Annual tuition fee

A$39,600

Possible roles include:

  • Financial analyst

  • Fund manager

  • Stockbroker

  • Business analyst

  • Financial controller

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