Graduate Certificate in Finance

Looking to advance your career with formal recognition of your financial experience? The accelerated online Graduate Certificate in Finance is a highly-focussed, intensive program that can lead to a Master of Finance. Our 100% online programs use the latest interactive digital technology to connect you with a community of like-minded professionals and staff, who are active in the financial sector. And with six intakes a year, you can virtually start whenever you’re ready.

Program summary

The Graduate Certificate in Finance is designed to provide the required foundation for those who have no background in finance; are looking for a career change; or want to pursue further studies in finance. Throughout the program, you will gain a solid foundation in sustainable financial practices – whether you choose to undertake more advanced study or take on new challenges in the financial sector.

You will also be able to connect with staff and students who are active and experienced in the financial sector. Our interactive learning environment will deepen your learning experience, expand your professional network, and prepare you for an increasingly globalised and competitive financial market sector.

Courses in the Graduate Certificate in Finance

Our Graduate Certificate in Finance consists of four courses (40 credit points) from the Master of Finance. Each course runs for six weeks, allowing you to complete one course at a time and still graduate in eight months. The courses are:

  • Financial Data Analysis
  • Financial Markets
  • Finance
  • Investments

Career outcomes for graduates

Upon completion of this program, you will be eligible to continue your studies with a Griffith’s accelerated online Master of Finance or advance your career in the challenging world of finance.

The program prepares you for your first steps in corporate finance, investments and financial markets. No matter what your experience or career aspirations are, you’ll gain access to Griffith’s range of industry events with our extensive partnership network.

Entry requirements

No degree? No worries. To be eligible for admission to the Graduate Certificate in Finance you’ll need to have a minimum of five years equivalent full-time relevant work experience in financial services and evidence of formal or informal training in financial services. No undergraduate degree is required.

At Griffith, we value and recognise the work you’ve done to get where you are – that’s why we take into account your previous study or professional background. Depending on the nature of your experience, you may be eligible to receive credit towards your degree for previous studies in a related area.

Program code3266
Duration8 months part-time
Teaching periodsJanuary, March, May, July, August and October
Program fee*$12,750 (Domestic students), $15,000 (International students)
*Based on 2019 rates

Contact us

To find out more call us on 1300 148 795 (9 – 5:30 pm AEDT, weekdays) or complete the form and one of our Enrolment Advisors will give you a call.