Graduate Certificate in Finance
Get to know the financial side of business
This six-month course is a perfect introduction to finance. Increase your financial literacy for a current role or use your qualification as a path into further study. You'll explore four key subjects, including corporate finance and investment analysis.
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What you'll learn
Upon successful completion of this program, students should be able to:
- Explain the context and integrate specialised theoretical and technical finance knowledge to solve complex financial issues in private corporations and federal public organisations.
- Exercise judgement to design financial solutions using ethical, social, regulatory, economic, sustainability and global perspectives.
This program provides training in finance for those who do not have any background in the discipline. Successful completion of this program will give students a solid foundation in the fundamentals of finance, and can be built on through further studies to achieve a masters level qualification and build a career in the finance industry.
Completion of an AQF level 7 Bachelor degree (or higher) or the equivalent overseas qualification
Credit for previous study or work
The University of Tasmania grants credit and recognition of prior learning that may include formal and/or informal prior learning. More information is available here.
The UTAS Graduate Certificate in Finance is designed to facilitate the acquisition of life-long financial knowledge and skills through sharing and building on the diverse experiences of all stakeholders within the program. The degree engages students through linking contemporary teaching and learning activities to real-world issues in local, national and global case studies. This approach facilitates self-actualisation, critical reflection, and experiential learning. It also equips our students with foundational theories, concepts, and knowledge in finance that are necessary to deal with the rapid changes in the finance industry worldwide.
Degree structure details
Recommended Study Pattern
For students undertaking full-time study the following study pattern is recommended
Completion of 4 core subjects from the schedule below:
- TAS-BEA674 Data and Business Decision Making
- TAS-BEA683 Economics for Managers
- TAS-BFA503 Principles of Financial Management
- TAS-BFA507 Accounting and Accountability for Decision Making
Satisfactory completion of 4 subjects, as required in the schedule, within 0.5-2 years from commencement.
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