Master of International Trade and Finance

Approved Abbreviation: MIntlTrade&Fin

Western Sydney University Course Code: 2703.2

CRICOS Code: 048970J

Course Status: CONTINUING
This version of the course is available only to continuing or completing students.

Students should follow the course structure for the course version relevant to the year they commenced.  This version applies to students whose commencement year for this course is mid-2007 or later.

Units may be revised or replaced to ensure students are provided with up to date curriculum throughout their studies, and this may result in a new course version. Refer to the Check My Course Progress page in MySR for the most up to date information for your course.

Commencement Years 2004 to mid-2007 - 2703.1 Master of International Trade and Finance

The Master of International Trade and Finance equips students with advanced tools that will enable them to handle complex issues relevant to open economies. It gives graduate economists and practitioners an opportunity to upgrade their skills in the areas of international economics, trade and finance, thus providing better career opportunities at a senior level in both the private and public sectors.

Study Mode
Four quarters full-time or the part-time equivalent.

Course Advice

Dr Laurel


CampusAttendanceModeCourse Advice
Parramatta City Campus-Macquarie StreetFull TimeInternal See above

The Master of International Trade and Finance fulfils the educational requirements for admission as a Senior Associate (SA Fin) of Finsia - the Financial Services Institute of Australasia (Finsia). Senior Associate membership with Finsia also requires at least three years career experience in the financial services industry.


An undergraduate degree in Business or Commerce


A Graduate Certificate in Applied Finance.

Applications from Australian and New Zealand citizens and holders of permanent resident visas must be made via the Universities Admissions Centre (UAC).

Applicants who have undertaken studies overseas may have to provide proof of proficiency in English. Local and International applicants who are applying through the Universities Admissions Centre (UAC) will find details of minimum English proficiency requirements and acceptable proof on the UAC website. Local applicants applying directly to the University should also use the information provided on the UAC website.

International applicants must apply directly to Western Sydney University via the International Office.

International students applying to The University through the International Office can find details of minimum English proficiency requirements and acceptable proof on their website.

Overseas qualifications must be deemed by the Australian Education International - National Office of Overseas Skills Recognition (AEI-NOOSR) to be equivalent to Australian qualifications in order to be considered by UAC and Western Sydney University.

Course Structure

Qualification for this award requires the successful completion of 80 credit points which consists of the eight core units.

Core Units

200426.3Corporate Finance
51054.3Financial Modelling
51163.2Financial Institutions and Markets (MAF)
51168.4Funds Management and Portfolio Selection
51211.3International Finance
H7331.2International Trade and Industry Economics

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