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Master of Finance and Banking

Course code L98

This coursework Masters is designed for students seeking a comprehensive postgraduate degree in applied finance and financial management.

The course prepares students to work in the dynamic financial services industry. The course focuses on how individuals, financial institutions, businesses and governments make borrowing, lending and investment decisions.

Students will learn how to identify, analyse and interpret financial information and use industry-relevant databases and software. The financial services industry demands graduates who can think critically and have an analytical approach to problem solving; attributes that students will develop through this course.

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Entry requirements

ECU admission and English language requirements apply.

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Course code

L98

Fees

Domestic fee paying - estimated 1st year indicative fee AUD $22,150

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Duration

2 years full-time or part-time equivalent

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Availability & Campus

JO ML BU OL
Full-time
Part-time
JO - Joondalup BU - South West ML - Mount Lawley OL - Online

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Entry requirements

ECU admission and English language requirements apply.

See Course Entry for further information.

Course code

L98

CRICOS code

079115C

Fees

International onshore - estimated 1st year indicative fee AUD $26,950

See Fees and Scholarships for further information

Duration

2 years full-time

See Course Details for further information.

Availability & Campus

JO ML BU OL
Full-time
Part-time
JO - Joondalup BU - South West ML - Mount Lawley OL - Online

See Course Details for further information.

Course Entry

Admission requirements you'll need to meet for this course.

Course Details

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Semester availability

Semester 1: Study full-time at Joondalup

Semester 1: Study part-time at Joondalup

Semester 2: Study full-time at Joondalup

Semester 2: Study part-time at Joondalup

Semester availability

Semester 1: Study full-time at Joondalup

Semester 2: Study full-time at Joondalup

Course Structure

Students are required to complete 10 core units and 2 elective units.

Core Units
Unit Code Unit Title Credit Points
ECF6110Business Finance20
ECF6102Quantitative Skills for Business20
ACC6010Accounting Concepts and Applications20
ECF6105Economic Analysis for Business20
ECF6115Financial Markets and Institutions20
ECF6120Credit and Lending Decisions20
ECF6130Financial Analysis and Modelling20
MBA6125Financing of International Trade20
ECF6125Risk Management in Banking20
ECF6135Investment Management20
RECOMMENDED ELECTIVES
Unit Code Unit Title Credit Points
ACC6015Corporate Accounting and Reporting20
BUS6900Management Practicum20
FBL5020Marketing Leadership20
MAN6925Project Management20
MBA6090Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Creativity20

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For more detailed unit information for this course take a look at our Handbook. To organise your life for next semester visit the Semester timetable.

Student handbook

Course notes

Important course notes

Course Learning Outcomes

  1. Analyse, evaluate, develop and implement the theories, approaches and strategies contributing to effective financial management.
  2. Apply innovation and creativity to propose sustainable solutions to business problems in diverse environments.
  3. Collaborate in team settings to plan and produce a business concept adopting a high level of personal autonomy and accountability.
  4. Demonstrate and reflect on cross-cultural awareness, including Indigenous cultural competence, and its relevance to finance and banking.
  5. Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the recent global developments in finance and banking.
  6. Demonstrate knowledge of research principles and methods required to assess and manage risk.
  7. Demonstrate mastery of the theoretical and technical knowledge required to support informed financing and investment decisions.
  8. Generate and evaluate complex ideas and concepts to create wealth and value for a business and manage operational and investment risk.
  9. Investigate various approaches and theories to analyse problems and make recommendations under uncertain conditions in global economies and financial markets.
  10. Plan and execute a substantial research based project to assess risk and make recommendations in banking and finance.
  11. Research and communicate economic and financial information, strategies and plans to both specialist and non-specialist audiences.

Fees and Scholarships

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AUD $22,150 *

* Domestic fee paying - estimated 1st year indicative fee

The 'Estimated 1st year indicative fee' is provided as a guide only, based on a typical enrolment of students undertaking the first year of this course. At ECU, you pay for the individual units you enrol in, not an overall course fee, so the total cost of your course will vary, depending on what units you choose. An indicative fee will be provided with your course offer, however you can use our Course Fee Calculator to estimate the amount you’ll need to pay. ECU fees are adjusted annually.

AUD $26,950 *

* International onshore - estimated 1st year indicative fee

The 'Estimated 1st year indicative fee' is provided as a guide only, based on a typical enrolment of students undertaking the first year of this course. At ECU, you pay for the individual units you enrol in, not an overall course fee, so the total cost of your course will vary, depending on what units you choose. An indicative fee will be provided with your course offer, however you can use our Course Fee Calculator to estimate the amount you’ll need to pay. ECU fees are adjusted annually.

Scholarships

ECU has a scholarship program that provides many opportunities each year to students undertaking studies here.

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Career Opportunities

The course provides an internationally portable qualification, relevant to employment in the financial services sector worldwide including; investment and international banking, corporate treasury and money markets, funds management, financial planning, management consulting and more.

Possible future job titles

Financial Analyst, Financial Advisor, Finance Broker, Lending Manager, Investment and International Banker, Financial Planner, Management Consultant

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