Macquarie's Graduate Certificate of Finance is a comprehensive, online foundation course in graduate finance. This program is for individuals seeking a comprehensive understanding of finance concepts, techniques and applications. With four commencing dates each year, and four units of study, students progress through structured learning activities facilitated by our industry experienced faculty. This course is a stand-alone award for candidates who are either wishing to transition into the finance industry or seeking a comprehensive understanding of finance to progress in their existing field, and who are seeking a Postgraduate-level learning experience. It also offers candidates whose prior studies are not in the field of business/finance a pathway to the Graduate Diploma of Applied Finance and the Master of Applied Finance (providing work experience admission requirements of the higher degree are met).