Global financial services are evolving. More than ever, firms are searching for highly trained experts who can navigate the complexities of global capital markets and take advantage of new technologies.
La Trobe University’s Master of Financial Analysis offers the opportunity to develop specialist expertise in banking, fintech, international business or business research. Students will extend their core investment and financial skills, and enhance their ability to provide financial services and advice.
Students will develop their core financial and investment expertise in the financial trading room. Students will learn professional investment tools used every day in the financial markets, such as the Bloomberg Information Service, and they will work with real-time data from international markets and respond to breaking news and events. Students will examine the latest research by the university’s leading finance academics and learn how to use powerful analytic tools, while taking in guest lectures delivered by industry experts.
Students can distinguish their expertise by completing a specialization of their choice. For those who want to develop the skills to build quantitative financial models and applications, they might consider the fintech specialization. For those who want to start a career in banking or international finance, they might choose to specialize in banking or international business.