Graduate Diploma in Applied Finance Mid-Year Entry
The Graduate Diploma in Applied Finance is designed to enhance graduates' managerial effectiveness in the field of finance.
The program provides students with a strong foundation in the principles and practice of finance. It furnishes them with new skills and analytical tools to form a sound basis for financial decision-making.
The Graduate Diploma in Applied Finance is also designed to prepare students who may be interested to continue further study in the Master of Applied Finance.
For those who are based in Adelaide, we will be offering a blended delivery mode that combines face-to-face with remote learning in as many courses as possible, taking into consideration social distancing and hygiene. All lectures will continue to be delivered online for the remainder of the year, with some exceptions.
For our students who are studying offshore for the remainder of the 2020 Academic Year, the University will continue to offer high-quality access to the learning resources remotely. This includes all lectures, tutorials and other support material. Students will be advised in advance if there are course components that cannot be provided in remote mode and, wherever possible, offered alternative courses.
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I am a:
SATAC Code 3GD077 Intake February and July Enquiries Future Students teamGraduate entry
Higher Education Study Bachelor degree or equivalent.SATAC Code: 3GD077
CRICOS 072991D Intake February and July
English Language Requirements
Australian Year 12 Successful completion of an Australian year 12 qualification with a minimum pass in an accepted English language subject English Tests accepted by the University of Adelaide IELTS Overall 6.5 Reading 6 Listening 6 Speaking 6 Writing 6 TOEFL Overall 79 Reading 13 Listening 13 Speaking 18 Writing 21 Pearson Overall 58 Reading 50 Listening 50 Speaking 50 Writing 50 C1 Advanced Overall 176 Reading 169 Listening 169 Speaking 169 Writing 169 Qualifications that meet minimum English requirements A range of alternative qualifications may meet the University’s minimum English requirements
Academic Entry RequirementsMore Information
- Graduate entry only
- Bachelor degree or equivalent
Fees and Scholarships
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I am a:
Annual tuition feesAustralian Full-fee place: $31,000
Annual tuition fees (24 units) International student place: $44,000
These scholarships, as well as many others funded by industry and non-profit organisations, are available to potential and currently enrolled students.
Graduate AttributesThe objective of this program is to produce graduates with specific attributes as outlined in University of Adelaide Graduate Attributes.
- Deep discipline knowledge
- Critical thinking and problem solving
- Teamwork and communication skills
- Career and leadership readiness
- Intercultural and ethical competency
- Self-awareness and emotional intelligence
Manager / Business Management, Financial Analyst, Investment Consultant
Students complete four core courses and four electives. The maximum time permitted for completion of the program is four years.
Academic Program Rules
The Calendar is a comprehensive handbook of the University's academic program rules.
You can find the academic program rules for this degree under the Faculty of the Professions rules.
Example Study Plan
Indicative Study Plan Core courses
ACCTING 7019: Accounting Concepts and Methods
CORPFIN 7005: Principles of Finance
CORPFIN 7033: Quantitative Methods
ECON 7200: Economic Principles
4 elective courses from:
CORPFIN 7019: Advanced Funds Management
CORPFIN 7020: Derivatives
CORPFIN 7039: Equity Valuation and Analysis
CORPFIN 7040: Fixed Income Securities
CORPFIN 7021: Corporate Investment Evaluation
CORPFIN 7023: Financial Modelling Techniques
CORPFIN 7042: Corporate Financial Risk Management
CORPFIN 6003: Tax, Estate and Wealth Planning
CORPFIN 6013: Wealth Management in Asia
ACCTFIN 7017: Financial Statement Analysis
OR 2 courses from the list above and 2 courses from the Accounting, Applied Finance, Management or Marketing disciplines
Subject to approval, students may be eligible to undertake the following electives:
PROF 7500: Australia Professions Internship
PROF 7502: International Professions Internship
PROF 7503: Industry Placement
Course assessments can involve a variety of tasks including group assignment and exams.
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Last updated: Friday, 8 May 2020