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Master of Applied Finance and Economics

  • Masters (Coursework)

The Master of Applied Finance and Economics is a joint master's degree in Finance and Economics that can be completed full-time in 12-13 months.

Key details

Degree Type
Masters (Coursework)
Duration
12 - 13 months full-time
Intake Months
Feb
Domestic Fees
$11,778 per year
International Fees
$41,250 per year

About this course

The Master of Applied Finance and Economics is a joint master's degree in Finance and Economics that can be completed full-time in 12-13 months. Students take two semesters of advanced coursework in both subjects, followed by a practical applications course from November-February. The MAFE offers students:a coursework-based alternative to the traditional master's research pathway a capstone course that involves hands-on applications of advanced tools and techniques preparation for careers in business, financial, banking, and public sectors an excellent foundation to pursue further academic training in the USA or the UK, if desired.

Study locations

Main Campus

Career pathways

Postgraduate study can bring many career benefits eg, specialist skills and enhanced knowledge, entry into specific occupations, higher starting salary/progression rates, research capability/achievement, and evidence of high academic attainment/self-discipline.

Some examples of roles from UC Master of Applied Finance and Economics alumni include:

  • Corporate Finance Analyst at BDO Christchurch
  • Valuation and Business Modelling Consultant at EY
  • Corporate Finance Analyst at Price Waterhouse Coopers
  • Investment Banking Analyst at Murray & Co
  • Registered Financial Broker
  • Commercial Senior Associate at BNZ
  • Investment Analyst at Consilium NZ
  • Relationship Consultant, Commercial at ANZ
  • Risk Assurance Associate at PWC New Zealand
  • Actuarial Analyst at Suncorp NZ
  • Instructor on Financial Market and Applied Economics at Pontificia Universidad Católica de Valparaíso in Chile
  • Relationship Associate at ANZ
  • Assurance Associate at PWC
  • Credit Risk Analyst
  • Motu, a non-profit Economics and Public Policy Research institute
  • Analyst with Goldman Sachs
  • Registered Financial Advisor at Equity Investment Advisors.
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