Master of International Trade and Finance

Approved Abbreviation: MIntlTrade&Fin

Western Sydney University Course Code: 2703.1

CRICOS Code: 048970J

Course Status: INACTIVE
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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 2004 to mid-2007.

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 Year mid-2007 or later - 2703.2 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
One year full-time.

Course Advice



Applications to this course must be made through the Universities Admissions Centre (UAC).

International applicants should contact International Office for details on admission. Contact information for the International Office is available from the UWS website.

Applicants must hold a good undergraduate degree in a relevant area or a good undergraduate degree in non-relevant area plus two years professional work experience in the relevant area or any graduate diploma plus two years professional work experience in the relevant area.

Course Structure

Students are required to complete eight units chosen from amongst three separate pools. Units in pool A and pool B are designed to provide students with the requisite solid grounding in economics, finance, trade and statistical methods. Units in pool C are designed to allow students to undertake advanced study in accordance with their particular interests or special needs.

Pool A contains three core units for which no exemptions or substitutions are allowed. Pool B contains four units for which substitutes from Pool C are allowed where students can demonstrate equivalent prior knowledge in any particular unit. Pool C contains those units from which students can choose in order to make up the remainder of their required eight units.

Pool A (Core Units)

51163.1Financial Institutions and Markets (MAF)
H7335.1International Monetary Economics
H7331.1International Trade and Industry Economics

Pool B

Substitutes allowed from List C where students can demonstrate equivalent prior knowledge.

H7334.1Applied Econometrics
H7108.1Managerial Economics
H7330.1International Macroeconomics

Pool C

Students choose from this list to make up the remainder of their units.

H7340.1Finance Issues
51211.1International Finance
51012.2International Marketing
H7336.1Newly Industrialising Economies
51056.1Research Project in Applied Finance
H7338.1Environmental and Resource Economics
69128.1International Finance and Investment Law
51011.2Strategic Marketing
51029.1International Business Implementation

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