This coursework Masters is designed for students seeking a comprehensive postgraduate degree in applied finance and financial management.
The course prepares students to work in the dynamic financial services industry. The course focuses on how individuals, financial institutions, businesses and governments make borrowing, lending and investment decisions.
Students will learn how to identify, analyse and interpret financial information and use industry-relevant databases and software. The financial services industry demands graduates who can think critically and have an analytical approach to problem solving; attributes that students will develop through this course.
Course Learning Outcomes
Analyse, evaluate, develop and implement the theories, approaches and strategies contributing to effective financial management.
Apply innovation and creativity to propose sustainable solutions to business problems in diverse environments.
Collaborate in team settings to plan and produce a business concept adopting a high level of personal autonomy and accountability.
Demonstrate and reflect on cross-cultural awareness, including Indigenous cultural competence, and its relevance to finance and banking.
Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the recent global developments in finance and banking.
Demonstrate knowledge of research principles and methods required to assess and manage risk.
Demonstrate mastery of the theoretical and technical knowledge required to support informed financing and investment decisions.
Generate and evaluate complex ideas and concepts to create wealth and value for a business and manage operational and investment risk.
Investigate various approaches and theories to analyse problems and make recommendations under uncertain conditions in global economies and financial markets.
Plan and execute a substantial research based project to assess risk and make recommendations in banking and finance.
Research and communicate economic and financial information, strategies and plans to both specialist and non-specialist audiences.
Edith Cowan University Highlights
485.2 Million AUD
Total students (on-campus)
International students (on-campus)
Edith Cowan University Average Tuition Fees And Other Expenses
The students planning to enroll at the university are encouraged to prepare an overall budget for international students looking to study in Australia. Amount of tuition fees of every course in ECU varies and can be checked with the help of the Fee Calculator.
14,450 – 20,025 AUD per semester
205 AUD per week
33 AUD per week
203 AUD per week
132 AUD per week
Edith Cowan University English Language Requirements for International Students
International students who want to apply to Edith Cowan University are required to demonstrate their proficiency in English by fulfilling either one of the criteria as mentioned below:
Minimum Score Required for Undergraduate
Minimum Score Required for Graduate
6.0 (All individual bands minimum 6.0)
6.5 (All individual bands minimum 6.0)
Paper based: 550 (Written English: 5)
Internet based: 70 (Individual scores minimum 17)
Paper based: 573 (Test of written English - 5)
Internet based: 84 (Individual scores minimum 17)
University of Cambridge
169 (No individual band less than 169)
176 (No individual band less than 169)
Edith Cowan University Application Process
Application portal: Online
Application fee: No fees
Admission deadline: July 10, 2020 (for both UG and PG courses)
English language proficiency (ATAR English and Literature, Minimum Grade C in English)