Graduate Certificate in Applied Finance

Approved Abbreviation: GradCertAppFin

Western Sydney University Course Code: 2760.1

CRICOS Code: 042014B

Course Status: INACTIVE
This version of the course is no longer offered. Please use the course search to find courses currently available.

Students should follow the course structure for the course or course version relevant to the year they commenced. This version applies to students whose commencement year in this course was 2013 (Quarter 4) or later.

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Commencement Year Mid 2007 - Mid 2013 (Quarter 3) - 2708.2 Graduate Certificate in Applied Finance

The Graduate Certificate in Applied Finance addresses practitioners in finance, banking, funds management and corporate treasuries, who want to improve their professional position. The certificate is specifically designed to encompass all these fields so that students can choose the units appropriate to their career opportunities. It provides students with a first round of technical knowledge necessary to function in an evolving and increasingly sophisticated financial environment with an emphasis on the practical application of these techniques.

Study Mode
Six months full-time or the part-time equivalent.

Course Advice

Dr Heath


Applicants must have successfully completed an undergraduate degree, or higher, in any discipline.

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

Note: The Graduate Certificate is an exit point for 2759 Master of Applied Finance.

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 40 credit points. This is made up of four units as per the structure below:

200820.2The Contemporary Business Environment
200821.2Financial Reports for Decision Making
300962.1Applied Business Statistics

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