Graduate Certificate in Finance

Charles Sturt University

The Graduate Certificate in Finance provides formal knowledge, capabilities and competencies in finance and related areas. It is designed to ensure you are skilled and job-ready in your selected discipline or profession. This course provides training in finance for graduates of other disciplines, specifically providing operational competency in the application of analytical and decision-making techniques, and knowledge about the institutional environment within which such decisions are made.

Meeting the needs of industry
CSU’s finance courses are designed specifically to provide the knowledge and skills to help you succeed in your career. Our lecturers have a wide range of industry experience and our courses are designed and continually reviewed with input from industry experts.

Interactive learning environment
Study online with the latest interactive material. Extensive learning support is provided such as real-time video meetings and chat rooms to support your learning.

Choose your study pathway
The Graduate Certificate in Finance is an entry and exit point course within the Master of Applied Finance. The course includes four subjects, two of which are core subjects. Tailor your degree to suit your personal and career needs. The course also provides a pathway if you decide to progress to the Graduate Diploma of Finance, with credit for all subjects completed.

CSU’s School of Accounting and Finance
The School of Accounting and Finance designs subjects with input from industry professionals to ensure courses meet the academic requirements for accreditation with key professional bodies including CPA Australia, Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand, the Financial Planning Association and the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners; and to satisfy ASIC core knowledge areas.

Completion of appropriate subjects in the Graduate Certificate provides the necessary skill set to be eligible for RG146 compliance, in accordance with the requirements of the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC).

At a Glance

Course level Postgraduate
CRICOS Code For the course code, kindly refer to the university website.
Institution Name Charles Sturt University
Campus Location No on campus study
Institution Type University
Course Duration Full-time 0.5 years (1.0 sessions) Part-time 1.0 years (2.0 sessions)
Course University Charles Sturt University

About Charles Sturt University

We believe wisdom transforms communities. With tenacity, we help to shape resilient, sustainable regions for the future. Acknowledging the culture and insight of Indigenous Australians, our ethos is clearly described by the Wiradjuri phrase, yindyamarra winhanganha, meaning the wisdom of respectfully knowing how to live well in a world worth living in.

 

  • Our History
    Whilst we’ve been a university for more than 20 years, our history of professional education and research spans more than 100 years. This started with the establishment of the Bathurst Experimental Farm in 1895.
  • Our Future
    We continue to work towards the public good. We are focused on developing individuals who help their communities grow and flourish.
  • Our Ethos
    The Wiradjuri phrase yindyamarra winhanganha means the wisdom of respectfully knowing how to live well in a world worth living in.This phrase represents who we are at CSU – our ethos. It comes from traditional Indigenous Australian knowledge but it also speaks to the mission of a university – to develop and spread wisdom to make the world a better place.Our university narrative expands on this by confirming “we are a university of the land and people of our regions and we aim to develop holistic, far-sighted people who help their communities grow and flourish”.
  • Construction and Other Projects
    Our campuses are continually evolving. This includes the planning, design and construction of new buildings, and improvements to our existing facilities.
  • Our Vision and Values
    Our mission is to build skills and knowledge in our regions. We offer choice and flexibility to students and work hand-in-hand with our industries and communities in teaching, research and engagement. Growing from our historical roots, we share our knowledge and expertise as a significant regional export industry and we bring strength and learning from this back to our regions.Through our values, we create a welcoming community experience and learning environment that supports innovative research, advances society and gives back to our regions.
  • Our University
    We are a university of the land and people of our regions. True to the character of regional Australia we have gumption, we have soul and we collaborate with others.We develop holistic, far-sighted people who help their communities grow and flourish.This phrase represents who we are at CSU – our ethos. It comes from traditional Indigenous Australian knowledge, but it also speaks to the mission of universities – to develop and spread wisdom to make the world a better place.Harnessing technology, we thrive as a distributed yet connected community, welcoming and engaging with people across Australia and the world.
  • Community
    We aim to help individuals and businesses prosper in our regions through the development of new knowledge and skills, and by fostering innovation.
  • Learning and Teaching
    Our mission is to be at the forefront of innovative, quality online teaching and learning that delivers a rewarding and flexible student experience. Our industry-relevant courses and workplace learning create highly employable and skilled graduates who make meaningful contributions to their communities.

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