Are you passionate about Finance and want a strong foundation in business administration? Extend your business capabilities and obtain specialised Applied Finance knowledge, through the combined Master of Business Administration/Master of Applied Finance.
A combined Master of Business Administration / Master of Applied Finance through the University of Newcastle is for professionals aiming to enhance their career opportunities, readying themselves for senior management positions. With a focus on high level management capabilities as well as developing technical expertise in finance, the combined the MBA/Master of Applied Finance arms you with the high-level skills and "know-how" to succeed in senior management roles. These skills are transferrable to organizations of all sizes in the public, private or not-for-profit sectors.
A combined masters degree will set you apart in the in highly competitive global business environment. The qualification will equip graduates with the technical expertise to work in the rigorous world of accounting as well as an extended understanding in the whole of business practice, providing the knowledge required to excel in senior management.
A combined masters program in Applied Finance and Business Administration aims to equip graduates with the technical expertise to work in the fast-paced world of Finance. This program also develops an extended understanding in whole-of-business practice, and builds a knowledge-base that serves as a platform for senior management competence.
The Master of Business Administration / Master of Applied Finance is one of the few programs that recognises relevant professional experience and may result in credit being granted for up to four courses. This means you could complete your Masters in 12 courses! To learn more about what your professional experience can provide you with, please visit the Professional Development tab.
Our advanced online learning system provides you with the flexibility and support to study anytime, anywhere and thereby balance work, life and study. You can achieve your fully accredited Master of Business Administration/Master of Applied Finance at a time that suits you.
Is it for you?
A combined Masters degree in Business Administration and Applied Finance will demonstrate your ability and dedication, as well as increasing your employability in professional management positions across many areas of business, particularly finance. The advantage of undertaking a combined Masters degree is that you will achieve two qualifications in significantly less time than it takes to complete them separately.
The combined MBA/ Master of Applied Finance program focuses on developing generalist administration skills and financial expertise. Students will develop a holistic understanding of a number of business functions including marketing, organisational design, managerial decision making, strategic management and accounting as well as developing a deeper knowledge and skills set relating to the operation of financial markets, financial risk management, equity evaluation and investment strategies. This postgraduate qualification can be the key to your future career success or can provide you with the know-how to leverage your business to new heights.
With a strategically based focus on business management capabilities and financial expertise the combined MBA/Master of Applied Finance will leverage your career potential, Upon graduation you will have a comprehensive understanding and ability to apply the advanced areas of business and finance that are pivotal to business success in both the public and private sectors.
Studying a combined Masters will open opportunities in a wide variety of industries with organisations looking to tap into your wealth of knowledge and expertise in a number of areas.
The Master of Business Administration (MBA) is an internationally recognised and highly prestigious qualification, known for its ability to significantly increase your professional value and employability. The Master of Applied Finance is a comprehensive and rigorous qualification that provides graduates with the fundamental understanding and practical skills to operate in the financial services sector. In combination, the professional qualities developed in each degree are enhanced, meaning that our graduates can position themselves to fast track their career.
With your enhanced leadership capabilities, business management focus and expertise in the financial services sector, you will be able to produce high quality financial analysis as well as capitalize on a newfound awareness of company culture, people management and leadership skills. These knowledge and skills sets can increase your value as an employee and see you fast-track to senior positions, increase your salary potential and advance your career.
The program's content focuses on high level management capabilities and is accredited by the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC), preparing graduates for challenging but highly rewarding careers in financial services, managerial finance or business administration. The knowledge and skills which are developed are transferrable to organisations of all sizes in the public, private or not-for-profit sectors, arming you with the high-level skills and "know-how" to succeed in senior management roles.