Graduate Certificate in Applied Finance

Sydney Business School, University of Wollongong

Wollongong, New South Wales, Australia
Graduate Certificate in Applied Finance
Duration6 Months
LevelMasters Certificate Program
  • The Graduate Certificate in Applied Finance is an introductory course designed to provide a general understanding of areas in Applied Finance such as financial statement analysis, managerial finance, statistics, and corporate governance
  • Upon successful completion of the Graduate Certificate in Applied Finance, students may enroll in a Master of Applied Finance and be eligible for credit for the four subjects completed within the Graduate Certificate of Professional Accounting
  • Students graduating from this course will be able to:
    • Demonstrate technical, theoretical, and industry knowledge of local and international finance
    • Critically apply technical, theoretical and industry knowledge and skills to propose solutions to routine and/ or emerging problems in finance
    • Exercise judgment to analyze problems in diverse contexts using economic, finance, and institutional perspectives
    • Communicate in oral and written forms with relevant stakeholders
    • Collaborate with others in order to achieve outputs relevant to finance
Fees componentsAmount
Tuition & fees880389 INR
Hostel & Meals361668 INR
Insurance33430 INR
Student Services and Amenities Fee17556 INR
Residential Application fee1571 INR
Residential pre-payment fee 28045 INR
Ancillary fees28045 INR
Total470315 INR

Entry Criteria

Class 12thNo specific cutoff mentioned
BachelorsNo specific cutoff mentioned
  • Applicants must have a recognized bachelor's or master's degree, or a tertiary qualification with a duration of at least 3 years’ full-time equivalent plus 3 years’ full-time equivalent managerial/professional work experience
  • Applicants with 5 years’ full-time equivalent managerial/professional work experience in finance will also be considered
ExamsTOEFL: 70
  • With 18 in Reading & Writing and 12 in Listening & Speaking

  • With 6.0 in Reading & Writing and 5.0 in Listening & Speaking

PTE: 54
  • With Reading & Writing 54, Speaking and Listening 47

Additional info
  • Progression to other Masters' programs, including the MBA, may also be possible with some credit including 12 credit points towards the MBA
  • Due to the current impacts of COVID-19 on in-person testing centers, UOW is accepting Alternative English tests for entry into Autumn 2021 and Trimester 1 2021. The requirements for accepting these tests are:
    • If standard testing is available in the applicant's country, applicants must use one of these tests
    • If the standard tests are not available (or only partially available) in the applicant's country due to COVID-19 restrictions, UOW will accept
      • Online IELTS Indicator or
      • Online TOEFL IBT at Home
    • If neither the IELTS Indicator nor TOEFL at Home is available in the applicant's country, the applicant can use Duolingo. See notes regarding Duolingo the use of Duolingo
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