Graduate Diploma in Finance
Start your career in money management
This course is ideal for those who are already qualified in another sector and want to move into finance. You'll get to know the fundamentals of corporate finance, economics and business. You can then use this knowledge to enrol in more advanced study.
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 successful completion of this program, the student should be able to:
- Explain and apply theoretical and technical finance knowledge to a range of local and global business contexts.
- Present and justify, orally and in writing, financial information and decisions in straightforward collaborative contexts involving specialist and non-specialist audiences
- Apply theoretical and technical finance knowledge to critically analyse financial data to solve rudimentary financial problems in straightforward contexts.
- Exercise judgement, under guidance, to apply financial solutions using ethical, social, regulatory, economic, sustainability and global perspectives.
For entry to this course, you need to have: an undergraduate degree or above in any discipline, or equivalent, from an approved tertiary institution.
Work and Life
Qualifications, relevant work experience or other special circumstances, as approved by the Executive Dean or delegated authority.
English Proficiency Requirements
International students must provide one of the following: UTASAccess Level 7 with a minimum overall score of 60% and no individual skill below 60%; or IELTS with an overall Band of 6 and no Band less than 6; or TOEFL (iBT) overall score of 72 (no individual skill must be lower than Reading 16; Listening 16; Speaking 18; and, Writing 22); or provide evidence that you have studied for 2 years full-time with English as the sole medium of instruction and examination. These tests must not be more than 24 months old.
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
Year 1. 8 subjects in the first year including:
8 core subject:
- BEA602 Derivatives
- BEA651 Corporate Finance
- BEA652 Investment Analysis
- BEA653 Applied Quantitative Finance
- BEA674 Data and Business Decision Making
- BEA683 Economics for Managers
- BEA705 Financial Institutions and Markets
- BFA601 Business and Corporate Law
You can apply direct through Open Universities Australia.
Once you've checked your eligibility, apply and enrol for this degree following the steps. This degree also allows you to get started with Open access.
Select “See subjects”
Choose subjects to begin your application. You can choose 1 or 2 subjects to start.
Choose how you want to start
You can apply for the full degree or if you want to start with Open access, enrol into the subjects using the “Single subjects” option.
You can apply for the degree later and the subjects may be credited towards the degree.
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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This degree offers Open access entry, exclusive to Open Universities Australia.
There’s more than one way to get a degree. Open access allows you to start with single subjects as a way into eligible degrees, regardless of your study history.
Enrol into and complete the required Open access subjects to earn entry in this degree. Most subjects have no entry requirements, are fully government funded (if you’re eligible) and may be credited when you start the degree.
The best part? You can enrol and get started with single subjects now.