Monash University is part of the CFA Institute University Affiliation Program. The CFA Institute is the global association for investment professionals that awards the Chartered Financial Analyst® designation.
The affiliated programs include the following Monash Business School programs:
- Bachelor of Business with a major in Banking and Finance
- Bachelor of Banking and Finance
- Bachelor of Commerce with a major in Finance
- Bachelor of Finance
- Master of Advanced Finance
The affiliation means the Bachelor programs cover a minimum of 70 percent of the Level 1 topics, while the postgraduate program (the Master of Applied Finance) covers a minimum of 70 percent of all three topic levels, of the CFA Program Candidate Body of KnowledgeTM including a continued commitment to covering CFA Institute ethical and professional standards.
Recognition as part of the CFA Institute University Affiliation Program signals to potential students, employers and the marketplace that the business school's curriculum is closely tied to professional practice and is well suited to preparing students for employment in the finance and investment industry, and for attempting the CFA exams.
Monash Business School and the Department of Banking and Finance do not administer the CFA Program. Students wishing to consider the CFA Program must meet the entrance requirements as outlined by the CFA Institute. Students should note that CFA Program does not provide credit for, or to, your Monash course(s).
Further information about the CFA Program can be found at:
Student scholarships for CFA Exams
As a CFAI Affiliated University, the Department of Banking and Finance of the Monash Business School is able to offer scholarships to current students. If you are a current student of the Department and are interested in pursuing the CFA Exams, you may be eligible to apply for a CFA Institute Student Scholarship.