Build your career in finance management
The Master of Financial Management at Bond University prepares you for a financial management role within a corporation, consulting firm or accounting firm. In just one year, you 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. Students who have successfully completed cognate undergraduate programs may be eligible for advanced standing of up to 40 credit points towards the Master of Financial Management program.
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. You will also have the opportunity to gain Bloomberg certification during your degree and unlock the potential for more job opportunities in the financial industry. The Master of Financial Management at Bond has been accepted into the CFA Institute University Affiliation Program, meaning you are well prepared for the CFA exams.
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24/7 access to live financial markets
What our students say
- Recognised worldwide by the CFA Institute
- Learn in smaller classes
- Unparalleled access to Bond Business School's two financial trading rooms and 40 Bloomberg data-sourcing terminals
- Access to the Business School’s formal mentor program where you will be supported by academic staff, senior students and alumni
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. Show more
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. Show less
|Duration||4 semesters (1 year 4 months)|
|Program type||Masters Coursework|
|Study area||Business and Commerce|
|Credit for prior study||For more details on applying for credit, please contact the Student Business Centre: [email protected]|
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 subjects:
- ACCT71-600 Accounting Principles
- ECON71-600 Economics for Business
- FINC71-600 Managerial Finance
- FINC71-601 Corporate Finance
- FINC71-607 International Financial Management
- STAT71-102 Analysis and Application
Plus two subjects from the following options:
- FINC71-302 Finance Applications and Analysis
- FINC71-305 Derivative Products
- FINC71-318 Personal Investment
- FINC71-603 Investments
- FINC71-604 Capital Markets
- FINC71-614 Mergers and Acquisitions
- INFT73-361 Financial Trading Systems
Plus four elective subjects or one of the four subject specialisations.
The below fees are based on an average per semester cost, fees may vary based on which subjects are selected and the number of subjects enrolled in for each semester:
- 2018 fees: $13,900 per semester (based on 3 subjects per semester)
- 2019 fees: $14,410 per semester (based on 3 subjects per semester)
Price may vary depending on elective discipline choice.
When considering the fees associated with your studies, keep in mind that Bond’s accelerated schedule means you can finish your degree sooner and be out in the workforce up to a year earlier than if you went to another university.
This time saving also represents a substantial reduction in accommodation and living costs, plus a full year of extra earnings.
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
How to apply
Complete four subjects from one of the following specialisations:
Plus two subjects from the following options:
BUSN73-403 Advanced Econometrics
INFT71-326 Advanced Regression
INFT71-327 Advanced Big Data Projects and Case Study
INFT73-361 Financial Trading System
You must complete four subjects from the following options:
You must complete the following three subjects:
Plus one subject from the following options: