Master of Finance

Program code


Available at


Gold Coast

Mount Gravatt


South Bank





16 teaching periods

Credit points


Indicative fee

$27,000.00* per year (more)
* 2020 indicative annual fee

Admission requirements

  • Any Bachelor degree or higher


Commencing in

Teaching periods 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 and 6

Next start date

Teaching Period 6, 2019 (more)

Applications close

Monday, 7 October 2019

Why choose this program?

In the Master of Finance you will gain technical competencies and analytical skills and learn how to apply financial theory and quantitative techniques to make effective financial and investment decisions. You will build a solid foundation in finance using practically relevant CFA Institute Body of Knowledge based curriculum, which will prepare you to take on new challenges in the increasingly globalised and competitive financial sector.

The program has a foundation component that is compulsory for students who have no background in finance and are looking for a career change.

Griffith University offers a range of flexible delivery modes including on-campus and online. Find out more about our Finance programs.

Related programs

Code Program title Campus Intake
3266 Graduate Certificate in Finance Online Teaching periods 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 and 6
5583 Master of Finance (this program) Online Teaching periods 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 and 6
4198 Graduate Diploma of Finance Online Exit point only

Note: Progression through this program suite is dependent upon satisfying admission requirements.

Attendance information

The Master of Finance is offered online. You will be able to access course materials, participate in learning activities, lodge assessment items and access support services via Learning@Griffith. There is no requirement for on-campus attendance and access to a reliable computer with internet connection is essential.

This program comprises 16 courses to be completed over 2.5 years. The program is taught over six teaching periods throughout the year and students can begin in any teaching period. Each course is taught over a six week period. Students will complete one course in each teaching period.

This program is not available to International students studying in Australia on a student visa.

My career opportunities

The Master of Finance is a comprehensive postgraduate program, which equips students with the knowledge and skills suitable for a variety of jobs in financial services industry. It helps to build strong understanding of major investments products and markets in the finance industry, such equity, fixed income, alternative investments and derivatives.

This understanding is then applied in the process of portfolio planning and construction, and wealth management and financial advice with the emphasis on ethical and sustainable professional practices. To ensure students are able to tackle complexity of the problems, the program enables student's to improve upon their quantitative skills, communication and problem solving skills, as well as to acquire knowledge in economics, financial statements analysis and taxation. Graduates will have career opportunities in areas such as superannuation and fund management, corporate finance, wealth management, banking, risk management, financial advisory and treasury.

Career Development

To ensure that students can optimise their career opportunities, when you join the program you will join the Finance and Financial Planning at Griffith LinkedIn group to allow you network with other students and Course Convenors. In addition, in each course, you will be able to engage with other students through digital mediums. Further, even though you will be studying online you will be able to come to all of the Griffith Business School events as well as using the Griffith University career services.

Professional recognition

This program has been accepted into the CFA Institute University Affiliation Program.

Fee-paying postgraduate (domestic) students

Indicative annual tuition fee

The indicative annual tuition fee is calculated based on a standard full-time study load which is usually 80 credit points.

The indicative annual tuition fee is based on current conditions and available data and should only be used as a guide. These fees are reviewed annually and are subject to change.

Tuition fees
  • A fee-paying postgraduate student pays tuition fees.
  • Students are liable for tuition fees for the courses they are enrolled in as at the census date.
  • The tuition fee for students who commence their program prior to 2014 is charged according to the approved program fee for the trimester in which the student commenced the program.
  • The tuition fee for students who commence their program from 2014 onwards is charged according to the approved program fee for the trimester in which the student is enrolled.

Program fees for the Master of Finance (5583)

Year of study Fee category/Band Fee per CP Tuition fee 80cp
2020 Fee Band 27.0 $337.50 $27,000.00
2019 Fee Band 25.5 $318.75 $25,500.00
Tuition fees for your degree program
Changing programs

If a postgraduate student changes to a different program they will be subject to the approved program fee for the trimester in which they are enrolled.

Further information