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La Trobe University

  • 24% international / 76% domestic

Master of Financial Analysis (Financial Risk Management)

  • Masters (Coursework)

To give you these critical skills, we've worked closely with industry experts to create our Master of Financial Analysis (Financial Risk Management). Gain core skills in financial analysis and valuation, then develop your specialisation in financial risk and portfolio management.

Key details

Degree Type
Masters (Coursework)
Duration
2 years full-time
Course Code
079187J
Study Mode
In person
Intake Months
Mar, Jul, Nov
Domestic Fees
$31,400 per year / $62,800 total
International Fees
$40,400 per year / $80,800 total

About this course

To give you these critical skills, we've worked closely with industry experts to create our Master of Financial Analysis (Financial Risk Management). Gain core skills in financial analysis and valuation, then develop your specialisation in financial risk and portfolio management. Learn in a trading room equipped with Bloomberg Terminals, then use them for your personal research and to obtain the Bloomberg Market Concepts (BMC) certificate.

Graduates have found careers in leading firms in Australia and around the world, including Deloitte, Telstra, NBN Co, Antares Equities and BlackRock.

You'll learn:

  • International financial markets
    • Explain and critically evaluate theories that underpin the operation of financial markets.
  • Security valuation and portfolio management
    • Analyse financial information and value a range of financial securities using the Bloomberg Terminal. Construct an investment portfolio to meet investor goals and risk profiles.
  • Market, credit and operational risk management
    • Learn how to measure and mitigate a firm's exposure to market and operational risk. Examine credit risk models and learn how to apply them.
  • Corporate finance
    • Develop and manage an investment and fund strategy for an organisation. Critique the ethical basis of financial decisions.
  • Financial and management accounting
    • Recognise and apply the accounting principles that govern the preparation, presentation and communication of accounting information.

The qualification awarded on graduation is recognised in the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) as Level 9 - Masters Degree.

Study locations

Melbourne

Career pathways

Graduate ready to pursue a variety of roles in the finance sector. Use your finance skills in a diverse range of roles in commercial and public sector organisations, including:

  • Financial risk manager
    • Help organisations to identify and analyse potential financial risks. Recommend and implement precautionary measures. Develop risk management controls and systems.
  • Risk analyst
    • Perform risk assessments and evaluations. Model and measure financial risks and recommend solutions to mitigate the risks. Prepare risk management reports to support senior management in decision-making.

Professional recognition

Graduates of the Master of Financial Analysis (Financial Risk Management) may be eligible to apply for registration with the CFA Institute. Professional registration may be subject to additional or ongoing requirements beyond completion of the degree. Please contact the relevant professional body for details.Graduates of the Master of Financial Analysis (Financial Risk Management) may apply for membership with Financial Services Institute of Australasia (FINSIA) and the Finance and Treasury Association (FTA). Membership may be subject to additional or ongoing requirements beyond completion of the degree. Please contact the relevant professional body for details.

Graduate outcomes

Graduate satisfaction and employment outcomes for Business & Management courses at La Trobe University.
74.2%
Overall satisfaction
77.8%
Skill scale
62.9%
Teaching scale
85.5%
Employed full-time
$107k
Average salary