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Master of Finance


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City campus

Min. duration
1.5 years full time or
3 years part time

course codes
UTS: C04048v7
CRICOS: 036581K

The Master of Finance provides a comprehensive range of skills and expertise expected of leading practitioners in the banking and finance sectors.

The finance program provides participants with the opportunity to acquire knowledge of finance theory and techniques for leading-edge professional practice purposes.

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Typical study program

Typical full-time and part-time programs are provided below, showing a suggested study sequence for students undertaking the course with Autumn session commencement. Most of the subjects are offered in both Autumn and Spring sessions.

Detailed course programs are available at study plan management.

First year

Autumn sessionCredit pointsSubject code
23706 Economics for Management623706
25741 Capital Markets625741
25742 Financial Management625742
22747 Accounting for Managerial Decisions622747
Spring sessionCredit pointsSubject code
25721 Investment Management625721
25705 Financial Modelling and Analysis625705
25765 Corporate Finance625765
Select 6 credit points of options:6

Course fees

For relevant fee information, are you a Local student or International student

In most cases, UTS offers domestic students entry to postgraduate courses on a fee paying basis.

Tuition fees are charged:

  • based on the particular course in which you are enrolled
  • based on the number of credit points in which you are enrolled
  • at the rates set for the current year and revised annually

Fees for future year(s) published in the online calculator, whilst unlikely to change, are estimates only.  UTS makes every effort to provide up to date future year(s) fee estimates and to limit any changes, however, UTS reserves the right to vary fees for future year(s) at any time.

Tuition fees can be found in the online calculator.

A small number of postgraduate courses offer government subsidised Commonwealth Supported Places (CSP). Find out whether there are CSPs available in this course by visiting our postgraduate fees page.

In addition to tuition fees, students are required to pay a Services and Amenities Fee (SSAF). The purchase of textbooks and other course materials may also result in additional costs.

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Tuition fees for international postgraduate coursework students can be found using fees search.

Tuition fees must be paid in advance each session and are subject to annual increase. Fees for future year(s) published in fees search, whilst unlikely to change, are estimates only. UTS makes every effort to provide up to date future year(s) fee estimates and to limit any changes, however, UTS reserves the right to vary fees for future year(s) at any time.


For this course, the cost per credit point for 2017 is $698. The total credit points are 72.

All international students should familiarise themselves with the following documents:

In addition to tuition fees, students may be required to pay a Student Services and Amenities Fee (SSAF). Textbooks and other course materials will also result in additional costs.

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For further information on costs related to your study at UTS, visit the international students' fees information page.


Career options include management-level positions in industry or government.

Course structure

Course completion requirements

RequirementCredit points
STM91154 Core subjects (Finance)48
CBK91196 Electives (PG Finance)24

Course structure explained

The course comprises 72 credit points, made up of eight core subjects (totalling 48 credit points) plus four elective subjects (totalling 24 credit points).

Additional information

Course duration

The course may be completed in one-and-a-half years of full-time or three years of part-time study.

Admission requirements

Admission requirements

Applicants must have completed a UTS recognised bachelor's degree, or an equivalent or higher qualification, or submitted other evidence of general and professional qualifications that demonstrates potential to pursue graduate studies.

Applicants with a relevant graduate certificate must have completed it with at least a credit average.

The English proficiency requirement for international students or local applicants with international qualifications is: Academic IELTS: 6.5 overall with a writing score of 6.0; or TOEFL: paper based: 550-583 overall with TWE of 4.5, internet based: 79-93 overall with a writing score of 21; or AE5: Pass; or PTE: 58-64; or CAE: 176-184.

Eligibility for admission does not guarantee offer of a place.

International students

Visa requirement: To obtain a student visa to study in Australia, international students must enrol full time and on campus. Australian student visa regulations also require international students studying on student visas to complete the course within the standard full-time duration. Students can extend their courses only in exceptional circumstances.

Check to see if there are additional admission requirements for this course.

If you don't meet the admission requirements for this course, there may be alternative pathways to help you gain admission.

Credit recognition

Students may be granted a maximum of eight subject exemptions based on credit recognition, of which four core subjects may be approved from prior undergraduate study.

Articulation with UTS courses

This course is part of an articulated program comprising the Graduate Certificate in Finance (C11027), the Graduate Diploma in Finance (C07021), and the Master of Finance.

Scholarships, prizes and awards


Prizes and awards

Professional recognition

Completion of the Master of Finance meets the education requirements of membership at the level of Member Finance and Treasury Association (MFTA). It also meets the educational requirements for Affiliate membership with Financial Services Institute of Australasia (FINSIA).

This course has additionally been awarded postgraduate partnership status by the CFA Institute (USA). The curriculum is closely tied to global professional practice and is well suited to students preparing to sit for CFA® (Chartered Financial Analyst®) program examinations.

UTS: Handbook

See the Master of Finance in the UTS: Handbook for comprehensive course details.
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