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Doctoral Program in Finance

  • CRICOS Code: 056955G | 092762G

Course overview

  • 5 years full time / 8 years part time
  • On Campus (Parkville)
  • Available to domestic and international students.

Overview

What is it about?

The Melbourne Business School Doctoral Program in Finance has the largest and most well-developed set of doctoral subjects on offer in Australia. Taught by the Department of Finance, which is internationally recognised for its world-class research and research training and augmented by visitors from the world's top finance programs.

The Doctoral Program in Finance is made up of a 2-year Master of Commerce coursework program followed by a 3-year PhD.

Generous scholarships (full fee waivers and a stipend of AUD$30,000 per year) are available for high-performing applicants through the University of Melbourne.

Top-up funding of AUD $10,000 available for research, experiments and conferences during the research phase of the program.

Graduate Research candidates are provided with funding and encouraged to submit papers to prominent local and international finance journals and conferences. Students are also encouraged to apply for tutoring positions within the Department throughout their candidature.

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The Department of Finance also offers a Doctoral Program in Decision, Risk and Financial Sciences.