Master of Applied Finance

Study Discipline: Business Administration
Study Programme Details
Country: New Zealand
Admission Sessions: Spring Session
Study Format: Full Time
Mode of Study: Fully on Site

Programme Type

Master's degree


15 Months

Scholarship Available




About this Study Course

The Master of Applied Finance (MAppFin) is an immersive 180-point professional conversion master’s degree designed to shape graduates for dynamic careers in corporate finance, investment management, banking, and financial consulting. As industries evolve, this program equips students with contemporary financial knowledge and practical skills to navigate the complexities of the financial landscape.


Gain a comprehensive understanding of finance with the Master of Applied Finance. Delve into fundamental finance theories while acquiring practical skills crucial for effective financial decision-making. Our dedicated teaching team, comprising industry experts and academic leaders, ensures a dynamic learning experience. Take advantage of our state-of-the-art facilities, including the BNZ Financial Trading Room, providing a real-world financial environment for hands-on learning.

Admission Requirements

You must have completed an undergraduate degree in business or a non-business degree in a relevant discipline such as engineering, health sciences, social sciences, science or technology. Your study must be from a recognised university (or similar institution), and you will need a GPE of 5.0 in the most advanced courses taken. In addition, you must have passed an undergraduate level course in in business statistics (STATS 108), general mathematics (MATHS 108) or equivalent.

If you have completed advanced course(s) in an undergraduate degree that are considered substantially similar to courses in this programme you may be required to complete substitute course(s). Advice will be provided to you on a case-by-case basis

International applicants must also have evidence of English language proficiency such as IELTS (score of 6.5, and no bands below 6.0) or equivalent.

The Master of Applied Finance is a 15-month, 180 point coursework masters programme studied over five quarters.

  • International students NZ$51,619
  • Domestic students NZ$21,871.35

Future Career Outcomes

MAppFin graduates emerge as sought-after professionals with the skills and knowledge to excel in the finance industry. Whether pursuing roles in corporate finance, investment management, banking, or financial consulting, our alumni contribute to the success and resilience of financial institutions worldwide.

Visa Requirements:

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