|UTAS Course Code|
|Offered By||Faculty of Business, UTAS|
|Duration||Three semesters full-time study or six semesters part-time|
|Academic Contact||Jing Ting & Vitali Alexeev
|Campus||Hobart and Distance
|CRICOS Provider Code||00586B|
Finance is the study of the behaviour of capital markets. Recent periods have demonstrated how vital financial markets are for the world economy, and how important a good understanding of financial instrument is for decision making. In finance we learn how to recognise and manage risk, including the role of financial intermediaries, the development of instruments such as derivatives, and hedging against financial volatility.
The UTAS Master of Finance provides a broad and deep exposure to finance and financial markets. The information in this course will enable graduates to:
Progression to a PhD is possible depending on academic performance during the course.
The Master of Finance is offered on a full fee-paying basis to domestic students. Please refer to the Domestic Fees Schedule. Domestic students may be eligible for a FEE-HELP loan to help pay tuition fees. UTAS alumni will receive a 10% reduction in fees.
International students refer to the International Fees.
The UTAS master of Finance requires successful completion of 10 core units and two electives. The standard duration is three semesters full-time study or six semesters part-time study. Some units are also available over spring and summer semesters in additional to the traditional semester 1 and semester 2 schedule. Not all of the units may be offered in any particular semester or year. The offering schedules may also vary between years. For unit information, please read the Course & Unit Handbook.
10 Core Units
Note: the above units are prerequisites for many of the following units, so students should plan their enrolment accordingly.
Choose 2 electives from the following
Successfully completed postgraduate units in other courses at the University of Tasmania or another approved tertiary institution may be credited towards the degree. Credit is also available for some qualifications attained through professional bodies, where these have been assessed as equivalent to postgraduate study. Please apply for credit at the time of application for admission.
Authorised by the Head of School, Economics & Finance
9 May, 2012