University of Newcastle Master of Business Administration/Master of Applied Finance (MBA)

    Detailed Information
    Business School/Provider University of Newcastle Business School, University of Newcastle
    Duration 2 years Full-time
    4 years Part-time
    Course Code/CRICOS 40145/084250J
    Delivery Mode Delivered on-campus at Newcastle City campus, University of Newcastle Business School
    Commencements Every trimester
    2019 Fees $22,890 Domestic
    $36,690 International

    University of Newcastle MBA/Master of Applied Finance Course Overview

    The University of Newcastle MBA/Master of Applied Finance offers a grounding in fundamental business areas such as accounting, finance, organisational behaviour, economics, marketing and management. Analytic and problem solving skills are emphasised through an applied understanding of the theoretical framework within which today’s managers must operate, as well as the acquisition of practical skills in teamwork, writing, presentation and time-management.

    The ability to cope with rapid organisational and technological change is developed through an understanding of organisational behaviour, information systems and organisational change and development. The Master of Applied Finance provides graduates from diverse undergraduate disciplines with training and analytical skills in finance.

    Students will gain core financial management skills, an understanding of Australian and international financial markets, knowledge of derivative assets and markets, analytical skills for interpreting and analysis developments in finance practice, and applied knowledge of various specialised aspects of the finance industry.

    University of Newcastle MBA Course Structure

    The University of Newcastle MBA/Master of Applied Finance program requires students to complete 160 units (sixteen courses) including 150 units (15 courses) of Core Courses and 10 units (one course) from the directed courses.

    What University of Newcastle Says

    This combined MBA/Master of Applied Finance program allows students to undertake studies in the more general business disciplines of the Master of Business Administration while also studying the specific Applied Finance courses of the Master of Applied Finance. The Master of Business Administration program is designed to provide students with a range of analytic, strategic and leadership skills which will prepare them for increasingly competitive careers in business management in the corporate and public sectors.

    The program offers a grounding in fundamental business areas such as accounting, finance, organisational behaviour, economics, marketing and management. Analytic and problem solving skills are emphasised through an applied understanding of the theoretical framework within which today’s managers must operate, as well as the acquisition of practical skills in teamwork, writing, presentation and time-management. The ability to cope with rapid organisational and technological change is developed through an understanding of organisational behaviour, information systems and organisational change and development.

    Accreditation

    The University of Newcastles Business School has received international acclaim for its programs through accreditation with the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB).

    Entry Requirements

    There are two pathways into the Master of Business Administration.

    Direct entry into the Masters Program (120 units) will be available to applicants who have:

    • 4 year Bachelors (Honours) Degree, or
    • 3 year Bachelors Degree in a related field such as accounting, business, commerce, economics, finance, human resource management, industrial relations, management, marketing, or
    • 3 year Bachelors Degree not in a related field + 1 year relevant organisational experience, or
    • At least 7 years relevant organisational experience, including 2 years in a management position.

    The alternate pathway is through the Graduate Certificate (40 units) which will be available for applicants who have:

    • 3 year Bachelors Degree not in a related field, or
    • 3 year Diploma in a related field such as accounting, business, commerce, economics, finance, human resource management, industrial relations, management, marketing, or
    • 3 year Diploma not in a related field + 1 year relevant organisational experience, or
    • 2 year Diploma in a related field such as accounting, business, commerce, economics, finance, human resource management, industrial relations, management, marketing + 2 years relevant organisational experience, or
    • 2 year Diploma not in a related field + 3 years relevant organisational experience, or
    • At least 5 years organisational experience.

    Students entering via this pathway will be required to successfully complete a Business Academic Skills Program (BASP) which will be of 6 weeks duration. The BASP will be non-fee based and can be completed concurrently with courses in the Graduate Certificate.

    Scholarships

    https://www.newcastle.edu.au/scholarships

    Contact Information
    229 King Street, New South Wales 2300
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