Graduate Certificate in Applied Finance atWestern Sydney University School of Business


6 months (Full Time)

Course Level

PG Certificate

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  • Graduate Certificate in Applied Finance is offered by School of Business under Western Sydney University, Australia
  • This a Masters Certificate level program of a course duration of 6 Months
  • This postgraduate degree is the first step on the path towards a Master of Applied Finance
  • The Graduate Certificate in Applied Finance addresses practitioners in finance, banking, funds management and corporate treasuries, who want to improve their professional position
  • The certificate is specifically designed to encompass all these fields so that students can choose the subjects appropriate to their career opportunities
  • It provides students with a first round of technical knowledge necessary to function in an evolving and increasingly sophisticated financial environment with an emphasis on the practical application of these techniques


  • University Rankings
    • #301-400

      - ARWU (Shanghai Ranking) 2022

    • #501-550

      - QS 2023

    • #201-250

      - THE (Times Higher Education) 2023

    • #234

      - US News & World Report 2023

Fees & Expenses
1st year tuition fees
Fees componentsAmount
Tuition & feesINR 8,80,546
Other expenses in 1st Year
Fees componentsAmount
Hostel & MealsINR 2,34,720
InsuranceINR 31,440
Student Services and Amenities FeeINR 17,079
TotalINR 2,83,239

Calculated at the exchange rate of 1 AUD = INR 55.45


Tuition & expenses were last updated on 1ˢᵗ January 2023

Entry Requirements

QualificationEntry Criteria

No specific cutoff mentioned


No specific cutoff mentioned

  • Applicants must have successfully completed a graduate certificate, or higher, in any discipline;
  • OR Have an Associate Degree, or higher, in a business discipline;
  • OR Have an advanced diploma, or higher, in a business discipline AND have a minimum of five years general work experience in a related field;
  • OR Have a minimum of three years full-time equivalent managerial/professional work experience in a related field;
  • OR Submitted other evidence of general and professional qualifications that demonstrates potential to pursue graduate studies


Marks - 82/120

  • Writing 21, Speaking 18, Reading 13, Listening 13


Marks - 58/90

  • No communication skills less than 50


Marks - 6.5/9

  • minimum 6.0 in each subtest

Other eligibility criteria
  • With many English testing centres currently closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Western Sydney University will temporarily extend the time validity for existing approved official IELTS or TOEFL IBT English test scores to 3 years instead of 2 years before the intended intake commencement for programs requiring IELTS 6.5 or equivalent
  • UAC Application Fee only: Apply before midnight, 30 September for a reduced fee of $70. From 1 October onwards, this fee increases to $200
  • Documents Required:
    • Academic Transcripts
    • Proof of English Language Proficiency
    • Student Declaration Form
    • Applicants seeking admission on the basis of work experience must support their application with a Statement of Service for all work experience listed on the application
Conditional Offer

Not mentioned

Important Dates

Jan , 2023

Course Commencement Date 3

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