Students must have completed a bachelor's degree that includes intermediate microeconomics, introductory business finance, a calculus-based mathematics course, and an introductory statistics course, and be approved for entry by the Dean of Business.
To qualify for the award of Master of Applied Finance and Economics a student must satisfactorily pass:
FIEC 675 Advanced Applications in Finance and Economics
and 135 additional points selected from:
60 points from ECON 601–669, including at least 30 points from ECON 620–669
60 points from FINC 601–669, including at least 30 points from FINC 620–669
FIEC 601 or, at the discretion of the Head of Department of Economics and Finance, an additional 15 points from ECON 601–669 or FINC 601–669
The degree may be completed in a minimum of 12–14 months full-time study, or up to 4 years part-time study. Students can start in January or February (January for international students, and also for those who require FIEC 601).
A Master of Applied Finance and Economics graduate:
can demonstrate in-depth knowledge and understanding of current theoretical concepts and frameworks within finance and economics
is able to think logically, analytically, and critically with respect to the academic literature in finance and economics and explain how this literature applies to real world problems
is able to synthesise academic or professional literature and effectively communicate the results of their independent study orally and in written form
is able to apply their in-depth knowledge of finance and economics to real problems.