Finance, Master

  • Application Deadline
  • 18 months
  • English (book IELTS)
University rank #247 (QS) ,
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 benefit from the dynamic design and delivery of the program which includes classroom teaching, opportunities for research and collaborative research projects, simulations in RMIT’s custom-built trading facility, and opportunities for deep engagement with contemporary issues in finance and related industries through regular seminars and workshops.

How you will learn
  • Most courses are presented in regular 3-hour classes, together with some periods of intensive teaching 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.


Professional recognition and accreditation
Students and graduates of the program are eligible for membership of Finsia. Graduates are also eligible to become a Certified Finance and Treasury Professional (CFTP) of the Finance and Treasury Association

Programme Structure

The Master degree comprises core and elective courses.

  • In Money Markets and Fixed Income Securities, you will collect, analyse and use real-life bond data from a specific country to construct and assess the risk of bond portfolios.
  • In the final stage of the program you will undertake a substantial research project. You will be required to identify a current finance research issue and demonstrate your ability to interact with industry, complete an activity in a work context, and work in a multidisciplinary team.
  • Explore a complex problem, and test and evaluate potential solutions with industry and community stakeholders in the course Business Research Design.

It is recommended that you follow the sequence of courses presented in the enrolment structure.

You must complete Legal Aspects of Company Finance if you have not taken a similar course in your undergraduate studies.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Deadline and start date Application deadline and start date were not specified by the programme.
  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 18 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

    Book IELTS
  • Minimum required score (Grade B):


    The CAE test – or the Cambridge Advanced English – is an exam for applicants who wish to get a Certificate in Advanced English. To receive the Advanced certificate, test-takers must score between 142 and 210 on the Cambridge English: Advanced test. Read more about CAE.

    Note: degree programmes and applications may require a more specific minimum score for admission.

  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL – or Test OF English as a Foreign Language – offers a paper-based test (PBT). The final, overall PBT score ranges between 310 and 677, and is based on an average taken from the three test components (listening, structure, and reading). The writing part of this test is scored separately on a scale of 0-6. Read more about TOEFL (PBT).

  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL – or Test Of English as a Foreign Language – offers an internet-based test (iBT). The final, overall iBT score ranges between 0 and 120, and includes a scaled average from the four components (reading, listening, speaking, and writing). Read more about TOEFL (iBT).

Academic Requirements

Entry requirements
2 year duration
  • You must have successfully completed an Australian Bachelor degree (or equivalent overseas qualification) or higher level qualification in any discipline that includes quantitative studies.
1.5 year duration

You must have successfully completed:

  • An Australian Bachelor degree, Graduate Certificate, Graduate Diploma or Masters degree (or equivalent overseas qualification) in Business (or a related discipline) that includes quantitative studies.
  • The RMIT Graduate Certificate in Finance.
English language requirements
  • Pearson Test of English (Academic) (PTE (A)): minimum score of 58 (with no communication band less than 50)

Tuition Fee

  • International Applies to you

    31680 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 31680 AUD per year and a duration of 18 months.
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Living costs for Melbourne

  • 1501 - 2660 AUD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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