Doctoral Program in Finance

  • CRICOS Code: 056955G | 092762G

What will I study?


Successful candidates for the five-year doctoral program are first admitted into the coursework program Master of Commerce (Finance) (CRICOS code: 092762G). The coursework component consists of 16 subjects (200 points) over two years. Students who complete the coursework at the required level will proceed to the PhD degree where they will complete the thesis, typically in three years.

Please note the Master of Commerce (Finance) is offered on a full-time basis only

Structure GMAT or GRE# Research ProposalSupervision
  • 2 years coursework
  • 3 years research thesis
GMAT or GRE 100-word proposal as part of CV No need to locate a supervisor prior to applying

#Completed within last 5 years at time of application.

The Doctor of Philosophy degree is awarded on the basis of a thesis of approximately 80,000–100,000 words, in which candidates report on an independent, sustained and academically supervised research project investigating a specialised topic.

Areas of specialisation include:

Specialised topics we can supervise include
Asset pricing and portfolio/funds management Corporate finance and corporate governance
Derivatives and risk management Financial institutions and regulation
Market microstructure  

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