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 9135

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

Fees:
Domestic
$17,970
  • This represents the approximate tuition fee based on a full-time workload of 120 points in 2018. Exact fees will depend on papers selected and may exceed this range. As fees are subject to change, 2019 fees may vary from the figure stated.
  • There may also be other fees and charges you need to pay. Learn more about fees to study at AUT
International
$33,330
  • This represents the tuition fee based on a full-time workload of 120 points in 2018. Exact tuition fees will depend on papers selected and may exceed this range. As fees are subject to change, 2019 tuition fees may vary from the figure stated.
  • There may also be other fees and charges you need to pay. Learn more about fees to study at AUT

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