This double degree combines the specialist finance knowledge necessary for success in the finance industry with the knowledge of essential techniques of management necessary to create value in the world of business and met the priorities of government organisations.
The MFA program facilitates entry into a wide range of challenging and rewarding careers in the finance sector as well as providing a pathway to several widely recognised designations of professional excellence within the investment industry while the MBA prepares graduates to tackle problems creatively in order to achieve optimum results for the organisation.
The qualification awarded on graduation is recognised in the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) as Level 9.
This course is particularly suited to those seeking to advance their career in general management in either a national or international setting. Typically, these opportunities exist in both the public and private sectors, and within for-profit and not-for-profit organisations. Equally, the opportunity exists for graduates to start their own business.
The course also provides a pathway to the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) charter, which has become known as the designation of professional excellence within the global investment industry. Graduates may be employed by investment companies and mutual funds, stockbrokerage firms and investment banks, investment management and consulting firms, insurance companies and banks.Professional recognition
The Master of Financial Analysis/Master of Business Administration is accredited by the European Foundation for Management Development (EFMD). Professional registration may require an application to the professional body and may have additional or ongoing requirements beyond the completion of the degree. Please contact the relevant professional body for details.
Graduates of the Master of Financial Analysis/Master of Business Administration 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/Master of Business Administration may apply for membership with the Institute of Managers and Leaders (IML) and MBA Australasia (MBAus). Membership may be subject to additional or ongoing requirements beyond completion of the degree. Please contact the relevant professional body for details.