Postgraduate Diploma in Applied Finance

Develop an understanding of key finance principles  in as little as eight months with the Postgraduate Diploma in Applied Finance.

The Postgraduate Diploma in Applied Finance is designed for  students with a bachelor’s degree in any field who want to prepare themselves for a professional role in the financial services sector. In as little as eight months, students will develop the advanced knowledge and skills required for financial decision making and financial analysis.

Start date: 2018

Start date: 2019

This programme brochure will be available soon.

Minimum entry requirements

  • Must have completed a bachelor’s degree (in any discipline), OR
  • 10 years of relevant work experience combined with a work-based portfolio

Admission is subject to the approval of the Dean (or representative).

English language requirements

  • IELTS (Academic) 6.5 overall with a minimum score of 6.0 in each band.

IELTS may be waived (at the discretion of the Programme Director)

  • For a student who has completed a qualification, the language of instruction for which was English, and which was awarded within the last 3 years
  • For a student who has lived and/or worked in an English speaking environment for 3 years

If your English does not meet the required standard, AUT International House offers the GIE programme.

Contact us to find out more

Email mbaandpm@aut.ac.nz
Phone +64 9 921 9628

You complete 120 points from the Master of Applied Finance. In as little as eight months, you will develop the knowledge and skills required for a career in finance.

To transition from the Postgraduate Diploma in Applied Finance to the Master of Applied Finance, you are required to maintain a B- grade average.

Complete eight papers from

Detailed information about papers in this programme

Detailed programme structure and paper outlines (Blackboard)

Skills you will develop

The outcomes for graduates of the Postgraduate Diploma in Applied Finance are outlined in the Graduate Profile below.

Graduate Profile

Quick facts
Programme code:
AK1056
Level:
8
Points:
120
Duration:
8 months full-time, part-time available
Campus:
City Campus
Starts:

29 Oct 2018

4 Mar 2019

29 Nov 2019

  • The tuition fee for a year of full-time study varies depending on your course of study and the combination of papers you study within your qualification. Estimates given are based on paper selection of previous student enrolments within each qualification. Your exact fees will be calculated at the time of invoicing.
  • The tuition fee for a year of full-time study varies depending on your course of study and the combination of papers you study within your qualification. Estimates given are based on paper selection of previous student enrolments within each qualification. Your exact fees will be calculated at the time of invoicing.

The information on this page was correct at time of publication. For a comprehensive overview of AUT qualifications, please refer to the Academic Calendar.