A new opportunity to progress a career in finance has been unveiled with the launch of Griffith’s online Master of Finance and Investments.

The accelerated postgraduate program, which can be completed in two years, offers portfolio managers, investment analysts and finance professionals the chance to get ahead in the finance industry without pressing pause on a career for study.

The 100% online program structure also incorporates six intakes each calendar year, meaning industry professionals can start study at a time that works for them.

alexandr-akimov“This is an extensive degree that equips students with an in-depth theoretical and technical knowledge sought after in investment profession,” Program Director, Dr Alexandr Akimov, said.

“Importantly, it also connects students with professionals working in the finance industry through peer-to-peer networking with other students, as well as university academics.

“Digital networking of this nature creates an effective, engaging and rewarding interactive online learning environment.”

Master of Finance and Investments students will be able to deepen their learning experience and develop professional networks in the world of investment and global finance.

They will graduate, potentially within 24 months, with the skills to critically analyse emerging issues around equity, fixed income, alternative investments, derivatives and wealth and portfolio management.

They will also advance their expertise in mutual funds, treasury, stock markets and banking.

In addition, the majority of coursework and key learning tasks are aligned with the CFA Level 2 and 3 examinations syllabus.

Find out more about the new, 100% online, accelerated Master of Finance and Investments.