Whether you’re interested in corporate finance, accounting or business decision-making, discover how an MBA can open doors to lucrative MBA finance careers and enhance your professional credentials. Let MBA Discovery guide you through the diverse range of MBA finance programs available and help you find the right one for you.
According to Labour Market Insights, the financial and insurance services industry is expected to grow by 6.3% over the next three years. With the average industry earnings already at $1,700 per week, now is a great time to consider studying for an MBA with a focus on finance.
The MBA programs offered by MBA Discovery’s university partners will help you deepen your understanding of financial concepts and practices while acquiring the essential skills gained through a general MBA program. This combination of core and new finance skills will help you become a well-rounded professional capable of tackling complex financial challenges within a business environment.
Each university MBA Discovery is partnered with offers a core unit focusing on finance, giving you the opportunity to learn a range of skills to suit your goals.
Southern Cross University’s Finance for Managers core unit
Victoria University’s Financial Analysis core unit
James Cook University’s Corporate Finance core unit
RMIT’s Financial Analytics for Managerial Decisions core unit
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By pursuing a general MBA, you’ll gain a comprehensive understanding of various topics, including financial management, investment analysis, risk assessment and corporate finance. These topics are vital for navigating the intricate world of finance and will equip you with the skills you need to excel in roles such as financial analyst, investment manager and corporate finance executive.
An MBA opens up a plethora of rewarding finance career options across the breadth of Australia’s financial landscape.
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Choosing the best MBA program for a finance career depends on your career aspirations. You might want to learn how to apply financial decision-making, gain a better understanding of cash flow and capital budgeting or apply theoretical finance concepts to business – different programs offer various units and topics that cater to specific areas.
The time it takes to complete an MBA program will depend on the university and your chosen program. It can take anywhere from two years to six years part-time, depending on how much time you can commit to studying for each unit. The flexibility of an online MBA means you can set a pace and schedule that works for you.
Having an MBA in corporate finance will assist in building your management skills while preparing you for a range of financial roles across the industry. An MBA graduate can also expect a healthy income boost after graduation – MBA graduate salaries research suggests graduates enjoy a 22% increase in pay.
While master’s degrees are often pursued by students seeking to enhance their job prospects, MBAs are specifically designed for professionals with substantial industry experience. If you want to strengthen your leadership capabilities and deepen your understanding of business strategies – with a focus on finance – an MBA program with finance-focused units is the ideal choice.
Taking the next step towards pursuing an MBA can be both exhilarating and nerve-wracking. At MBA Discovery, we understand the range of emotions that come with making this important decision. That’s why we help you navigate the entire process and prepare for success.
Each university has specific eligibility criteria for its MBA programs with a finance focus. Typically, a bachelor’s degree in a relevant field such as finance, economics or business is required. Some universities may also consider applicants with a different academic background who demonstrate a strong interest or experience in finance. We encourage you to check the details of each course for more information on eligibility requirements.
If you have academic or professional qualifications in finance or a related field, some universities offer advanced standing or recognition of prior learning (RPL). This means you may be eligible for credits or exemptions for certain finance-focused units or modules, reducing the overall length of your MBA program.
MBA fees will vary between institutions, and the total price of an MBA is based on the cost of each unit. Below is a breakdown of the fees from MBA Discovery universities:
Contact us today, and let our team of Student Enrolment Advisors assist you in finding the right finance-focused MBA program.
Whether you’re ready to enrol, or just have a quick question, simply fill out the enquiry form below to speak directly to the university’s enrolment team. They will be able to guide you through:
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