Master of Business (Banking and Finance)
Course code: 0504 ~ Course abbreviation: MBus(Bkg&Fin) ~ Total credit points required: 96 ~ 2 years full-time, 4 years part-time ~ Managing faculty: Business and Economics
Study mode and course location
The course enables students to gain knowledge and skills which are essential attributes of graduates employed in the financial services industry. The flexible structure enables students to construct a program that best suits their future career.
The learning goals associated with this course are to: develop the ability to identify problems, to synthesise, analyse, summarise and classify data and qualitative information, to evaluate and weigh evidence, arguments and ethics, to apply specialist skills and knowledge to global business issues; and to work out solutions to real world business cases and problems; develop the ability to locate, evaluate and reference needed data and qualitative information stored electronically and physically and to use state-of-the-art technology to produce high quality, persuasive and appropriate spoken and written presentations; develop the ability to work independently and to lead and participate in teams from diverse cultural and social backgrounds; develop knowledge of, and opportunities for membership progression in, the financial services and/or accounting professions and the need to pursue life-long learning to be an effective leader and provide service to local, national and international communities.
(a) Students must complete four core units (24 points):
(b) students must complete four units (24 points) from the following list*:
*Subject to approval from the course coordinator, students may select other units taught by the Department of Accounting and Finance.
(c) students must complete four 5000-level finance units (24 points) from the Department of Accounting and Finance
(d) students must complete four graduate-level units (24 points) offered by any department within the Faculty of Business and Economics.
It is recommended that students consult with the course coordinator to ensure their elective units form a coherent study program.
Students can exit early from this degree under the following conditions:
Details of educational requirements for professional recognition can be found under the Professional Recognition entry in the Faculty of Business and Economics section of the Postgraduate Handbook.
Department of Accounting and Finance: telephone +61 3 9903 2359; email: email@example.com
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