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.
Australian Higher Education Loan Program (HELP)
- 06 Feb 22
- 26 Jun 22
Australia’s fourth oldest university, the University of Tasmania, is highly regarded internationally for teaching and academic excellence. The university offers more than 100 undergraduate degrees and more than 50 postgraduate programs across a range of disciplines. The university offers students a diverse range of opportunities, the chance to learn from leading experts, and excellent preparation for their future careers.
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Upon completion of the course, the student should be able to:
- Explain and apply theoretical and technical finance knowledge to a range of local and global business contexts.
- Present orally and in writing, financial information and decisions.
- Apply theoretical and technical finance knowledge to critically analyse financial data to solve rudimentary financial problems in straightforward contexts.
Facilitate in students financial knowledge and skills that they can utilise throughout their future professional careers in the broader finance community both at the personal and institutional level including; financial planners, financial institutions, insurance companies, superannuation funds, not-for-profit organisations, government and local authorities as well as individuals.
An undergraduate degree or above in any discipline, or equivalent, from an approved tertiary institution.
Work and Life
Applicants may also be eligible for this degree by showing approved relevant work experience or other special circumstances as approved by the dean or delegated authority.
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.
This course provides training in finance for those who do not have any background in the discipline. Successful completion of this course 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.
Recommended Study Pattern
For students undertaking full-time study the following study pattern is recommended
Year 1. 4 subjects in first year including: 4 core subject
- TAS-BEA674 Data and Business Decision Making
- TAS-BEA683 Economics for Managers
- TAS-BEA651 Corporate Finance
- TAS-BEA652 Investment Analysis
You can apply direct through Open Universities Australia.
Once you've checked your eligibility, apply and enrol for this degree following the steps.
Select “See subjects”
Choose subjects to begin your application. You can choose 1 or 2 subjects to start.
Complete your details
Provide your details and select a funding option. You can pay up-front or apply for government funding in your application.
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