Postgraduate

Graduate Certificate in Finance

Are you looking for a career in corporate banking and finance, stock market trading, insurance, investment management and other areas of applied finance?

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Frequently asked questions

Careers and further study

Take your studies to a new level with a postgraduate degree and discover what career opportunities lie ahead.

Career Pathways

Finance graduates are in demand across a range of industries such as consulting, corporate finance, financial planning, financial risk management, funds management, insurance, and investment banking.

Graduate Careers Australia lists the financial services industry as the fourth largest sector of the Australian economy, accounting for more than eight per cent of Gross Domestic Product and employing nearly 400,000 people.
Finance graduates are in demand across a range of industries such as consulting, corporate finance, financial planning, financial risk management, funds management, insurance, and investment banking.

Graduate Careers Australia lists the financial services industry as the fourth largest sector of the Australian economy, accounting for more than eight per cent of Gross Domestic Product and employing nearly 400,000 people.
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Further Study

This course can serve as an entry point into the Master of Applied Finance or Master of Commerce (subject to students achieving a weighted average mark of at least 65 per cent).
This course can serve as an entry point into the Master of Applied Finance or Master of Commerce (subject to students achieving a weighted average mark of at least 65 per cent).

Fees and scholarships

Learn more about the fees that apply to you for this course. For fee type definitions and further assistance, see the Fee Calculator Help page. You can also search our database for scholarships that are relevant to you or this course.

Domestic Fees

Postgraduate - fee paying students

Course Credit Points
24
Annual Credit Points
48
Annual Fee - 2018
$31,500.00
Total Course Fee - 2018
$15,750.00

Scholarships

Scholarships are available to students from a diverse range of backgrounds, including academic achievement, financial need, educational disadvantage, leadership and community service, artistic or sporting achievements, and being from a rural or remote area.

Cost of living

There are a few things to consider before applying to study at university. One could be your cost of living. This can depend on factors such as lifestyle, accommodation, tuition fees, medical insurance, textbooks and more. For an indication of expenses and average costs, see our Cost of living page.

Admission requirements

If you’re interested in furthering your career by studying this postgraduate degree, find out the admission details below.

Admission Requirements

To be considered for admission to this course an applicant must have—a bachelor's degree, or an equivalent qualification, as recognised by UWA,; and either:
(a) the equivalent of a UWA weighted average mark of at least 60 percent;
or
(b) a valid Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) score of at least 5501; or
(c) at least five years of relevant, documented professional experience considered by UWA (following an interview and assessment process) to be sufficient to permit satisfactory completion of the course.
1 GMAT is valid for 5 years.

Ranking and Selection Process

Where relevant, admission will be awarded to the highest ranked applicants or applicants selected based on the relevant requirements.

English competency

English is the language of instruction and assessment at UWA and you will need to meet the English language requirements of the University to be eligible for a place.

How to apply

Ready to apply for this postgraduate course? Follow the steps and you’ll be on your way to joining us at UWA.

Course details

UWA’s postgraduate courses in finance are designed to provide you with a practical grounding in the finance area.

About The Course

This course will equip you to apply technical knowledge and skills to a variety of finance problems, such as capital investment decisions, investment analysis, and the management of option portfolios.
Graduate Certificate in Finance

Quick Details

Status
  • Available 2018
Locations
  • Perth
Attendance
  • Part-time only
Delivery
  • On-campus
Starting dates
  • Semester 1, Semester 2
Weekly contact time
  • 12 hours per unit per week (comprising 3 hours of contact time and 9 hours of individual study)
Level of study
  • Postgraduate
Course Code
  • 41250
  • This course is not available to international student visa holders
Graduate Certificate in Finance
Status
  • Available 2018
Locations
  • Perth
Attendance
  • Part-time only
Delivery
  • On-campus
Starting dates
  • Semester 1, Semester 2
Weekly contact time
  • 12 hours per unit per week (comprising 3 hours of contact time and 9 hours of individual study)
Level of study
  • Postgraduate
Course Code
  • 41250
  • This course is not available to international student visa holders
Full time/part time duration
  • 1 year (part-time)
Degrees course is available in
  • Graduate Certificate in Finance

Course Structure

Postgraduate coursework degrees and combined (coursework and research) degrees comprise a number of units. Refer to the course structure for more information.