Introduction

The Master of Financial Management prepares students for a financial management role within a corporation, consulting firm or accounting firm. It is also useful for people  interested in entrepreneurial ventures within the commercial sector or private practice. Students learn how to make the key financial decisions faced by corporate managers. In just one year students can meet the requirements for professional accreditation with the Australian Securities and Investment Commission (RG146 compliance) and start working in a financial management role in the commercial or private sector. The Bond Master of Financial Management program is an intimate educational experience that will allow for personalised attention and unparalleled access to Bloomberg terminals and our two trading rooms. Students also have the opportunity to gain Bloomberg certification during their degree and unlock their potential for more job opportunities in the financial industry. The Master of Financial Management has been accepted into the CFA Institute University Recognition Program.  This status is granted to institutions whose degree program incorporates at least 70% of the CFA Program Candidate Body of Knowledge (CBOK). It  provides students with a solid grounding in CBOK and prepares them well for the CFA exams.

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About the program

The Master of Financial Management is a postgraduate qualification which provides potential corporate managers, business bankers wealth advisors and financial managers with the essential knowledge and analytical skills for making key financial decisions. The classes combine theoretical knowledge in Finance with practical insights delivered through case studies and guest lectures. Team building is encouraged through group projects and communication skills are enhanced through class presentations.  The program equips students to think critically, communicate professionally, work collaboratively, make ethical and responsible business decisions, and work effectively in a global business context characterised by change and uncertainty. The free choice business electives provide you with the opportunity to customise the program to meet your individualized interests and enhance your employability and career options.

The Master of Financial Management prepares you for a financial management role within a corporation, consulting firm, accounting firm or entrepreneurial venture within the commercial sector or private practice.

Master of Financial Management students must complete the following six (6) foundation subjects:

Plus two (2) subjects from the following:

Plus four (4) elective subjects  or one of the four (4) subject specialisations.

Postgraduate Students with at least one (1) Elective may choose an Internship, Study Tour or Special Topic
The Internship requires a GPA credit average and approval from Program Director.
The Study Tour Requires approval from the Program Director. 
The Special Topic or English for Professional Contexts is only available in exceptional circumstances and requires the Program Directors approval.
Approved alternatives – SBC approval required for an enrolment modification

Academic entry requirements

Completion of an Australian Qualifications Framework Level 7 Bachelor degree in a field cognate to the proposed degree.

Please contact the Office of Future Students for further information.

English language proficiency requirements

As tuition is delivered in English, all students will be required to provide documented evidence of the required level of proficiency in the English language. Read more detailed information on english language proficiency requirements for university study.

Credit for prior study

Subject credits may be awarded for previous studies. To apply for credits, you will need to submit academic transcripts including detailed subject outlines/course descriptions for each relevant subject and/or certified copies of testamurs to the Office of Future Students. Please refer to how to apply for credit for more information

Key dates

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How to apply

In order to apply for study at Bond University, you will need to complete the online application form. To find out more about the application process please refer to how to apply.

Specialisations

Big Data (SRC-467)
You must complete the following subjects:

INFT71-216 Data Science
INFT71-223 Business Analytics and Big Data

Plus two (2) of the following subjects:

BUSN73-403 Advanced Econometrics
ECON71-200 Econometrics
INFT71-326 Advanced Regression
​INFT71-327 Advanced Big Data Projects and Case Study
INFT73-361 Financial Trading Systems

Digital Business (SRC-468)
You must complete four (4) of the following subjects:

ACCT71-601 Information Analysis and Systems
INFT71-308 Operations and Supply Chain Management
INFT71-321 Business Systems and Processes
INFT73-361 Financial Trading Systems

Marketing (SRC-471)
You must complete four (4) of the following subjects:

MKTG71-312 Internet and Social Media Marketing
MKTG71-600 Marketing Fundamentals
​MKTG71-601 Customer Analysis
MKTG71-602 Market Research
MKTG71-604 Communication Strategies
MKTG71-610 Marketing Practicum

International Business (SRC-472)
You must complete four (4) of the following subjects:

ECON71-303 International Trade
ENFB71-105 New Venture Lab
ENFB71-306 Bond Business Accelerator
FINC71-607 International Financial Management
IBUS71-602 Global Business
MGMT71-301 International Human Resource Management

Macquarie Trading Room

Offering a real world trading experience, the Macquarie Trading Room is the leading facility of its type in Australia.

Program variations

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