Sorry, this program is not available for local students.
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Sorry, this program is not available for international students intending to study on a student visa.
If you hold a different visa type, you may be eligible. Please contact us for more information.
Melbourne City or online via OUA
This program will enhance your analytical and problem-solving abilities and develop your understanding of basic principles of finance, econometrics, research and the analysis of financial markets.
You will have access to comprehensive financial databases and use sophisticated software in the RMIT Trading Facility to perform option simulations and treasury dealing.
International student visa holders can only study full-time.
This program is available:
- at the Melbourne City campus, offering up to two intakes a year
- online through Open Universities Australia (OUA), offering up to three intakes a year.
Most courses are presented in regular 3-hour classes, together with some periods of intensive teaching in the Swanston Academic Building at the Melbourne City campus.
Intensive teaching will involve classes over a number of Saturdays per course in any semester, although two Saturdays per course should be regarded as normal. A detailed teaching timetable will be available at enrolment.
Through RMIT University’s online learning portal, myRMIT, you will be able to view online resources and learning activities created by lecturers, access course materials via Blackboard, collaborate with lecturers and fellow students, and access your student email account. Educational software, the Learning Hub, other online and digital resources and printers are accessible on campus via the RMIT wireless network using your own laptop, tablet or smart phone or via computer facilities on-campus. You will be able to access the same software from home using myDesktop.
Find out more about student computing at RMIT.
Ongoing assessment throughout the semester includes examinations, essays, reports, presentations, group projects, research projects, quizzes and tests, blog journals and practical assignments.
RMIT Trading Facility
Your classes will mostly be held at the Swanston Academic Building and you will simulate trading in money and foreign exchange markets in the RMIT Trading Facility - the only one of its type in Australia and one of the largest tertiary-based facilities in the world.
You will trade with a live market data feed from Thomson Reuters and experience first-hand what professionals in the world's leading banks and investment firms do with the same tools and information to analyse news, data and conduct market research.
Workshops and seminars
You will be expected to attend series of regular workshops and seminars in finance.
Advisory boards consists of high-profile industry representatives who ensure links with industry standards and practice remain current.
Industry experts are invited as guest lecturers to expose you to current industry developments in finance. The School also extends links with industry by appointing adjunct professors who are selected based on their industry achievements.
Graduates are encouraged to progress to the Master of Finance. Master degree graduates may work in the financial sector or in the treasury/finance functions of large or small corporations.
Job roles can include:
- credit manager
- financial analyst
- financial controller
- finance director
- fund manager
- working capital specialist.
Professional recognition and accreditation
Professional bodies may offer students and/or graduates membership, opportunities for entry into professional qualification programs and other career enhancing benefits.
For further information about membership and opportunities for students and graduates, please visit our accreditation and membership page.