MASTER OF Finance and Investment Management
Join the next generation of innovative, in-demand finance professionals.
Become a confident, capable leader in the finance and investment management industry through immersive, authentic learning experiences featuring collaboration with industry and academic experts.
The need for specialist knowledge of financial management has never been greater among funds managers, corporations, financial institutions, and public sector entities. Retirement savings and public sector debt continue to grow, as technologies and geo-political risks increase. To cope, the financial sector must recognise and embed best practices relating to managing financial objectives and risks across volatile markets, changing demographics, new technologies and responsible investing and lending.
The Master of Finance and Investment Management is designed for graduates looking to pursue careers in the finance sector. Through the duration of this master’s degree, you’ll gain exposure to innovative investment strategies involving both traditional and alternative asset classes. Obtain a deep understanding of financial modelling, portfolio management, derivatives, fixed income, public sector financing, equities, venture capital, real estate and infrastructure while becoming acquainted with recent technological advancements shaping the financial industry. This knowledge will prepare you to navigate complex data across industries and make informed decisions that involve calculated risks supported by financial knowledge, data analysis and research.
The program is based in the heart of Brisbane's CBD. The central 308 Queen Street location will help you form valuable connections with industry and academic researchers.
Application Processing Time in Days: 28
Minimum English Language Requirements
|English Level Description||IELTS (1.0 -9.0)||TOEFL IBT (0-120)||TOEFL CBT (0-300)||PTE (10-90)|
|Extremely Limited||< 4||< 31||< 93||< 30|
2 years of Post-Study Work (PSW) rights to international students post completion of their respective Postgraduate.
Admission Requirement / Eligibility Criteria
At UQ, we use a 7 point grading scale, where a 4 is a pass and 7 is the highest grade. When assessing your qualifications, we will convert the grade you received in your previous studies to our grading scale. This sometimes involves recalculating your GPA.
Different institutions calculate GPAs with different methods. When calculating your GPA, we may exclude certain non-academic subjects and include all failing grades.
Our GPA equivalency guide can be used as a guide to help you find the minimum UQ GPA equivalencies for the country or region where you completed your bachelor's degree.
If your GPA doesn't meet the minimum requirement for the program you're interested in, you may receive an articulation offer, which could allow you to progress to the master's degree when you meet the GPA requirements.
To enrol in the program a person must hold a relevant bachelor degree in Economics or cognate discipline or equivalent as approved by the Executive Dean; and satisfy the Executive Dean that, based on the academic record, the person is suitably qualified for admission.
IELTS overall 6.5; reading 6; writing 6; speaking 6; listening 6. For other English Language Proficiency Tests and Scores approved for UQ
TOEFL IBT - Overall 87, listening 19, reading 19, writing 21 and speaking 19.
TOEFL PB - Overall 570, listening 54, reading 54, writing 59/5.
Pearsons - Overall Score of 64 and 60 in all sub bands.
BE - A minimum overall grade of 4 plus a minimum grade of C in all macro skills.
CES - Overall 176 and 169 in all sub bands.
OET is not accepted.
- Course Type: Full Time
- Course Level: Masters/PG Degree
- Duration: 01 Year
Total Tuition Fee:
Annual Cost of Living: 24505 AUD
Application Fee: 100 AUD
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