La Trobe University

Graduate Certificate in Financial Risk Management


Start dates
Semester 1 and 2 (March and July) 2018
12 months part-time
Fees and costs
$28,400 per 120 credit points.
Note: 120 credit points represents full-time study for one year.

Lecturers and practitioners help you develop the knowledge, skills and analytical thinking suitable for a career focused on risk management in the investment, banking or finance areas. You will focus specifically on the specialisation of the measurement and management of market, credit, operational and portfolio risk.

You can gain credit towards a Master of Financial Analysis (Financial Risk Management). The course requires the completion of four, 15 credit point subjects and is designed to be completed in 12 months of part-time study for local students only.

The qualification awarded on graduation is recognised in the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) as Level 8.

Entry requirements


A La Trobe University three-year Bachelor's degree or approved equivalent undergraduate or postgraduate degree, with a grade average above 60 per cent in the final year.
NB: Meeting minimum prerequisites does not guarantee an offer of a place. Entry into all La Trobe courses is based on competitive selection and there may be limited places available.

Career outcomes

Fees and costs

Course fees

$28,400 per 120 credit points.
Note: 120 credit points represents full-time study for one year.


Scholarships are available for both current and future students. Find out what La Trobe scholarship opportunities might be available to you.

How to apply

Applications for Semester 2, 2018 will open soon.

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See Student Handbook for more details

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