New to MAFC
Congratulations on becoming an MAFC student!
This is where future finance professionals come to build their knowledge of real-world finance.
Our Master of Applied Finance focuses directly on how finance works in the real world today and the conceptual toolkit needed to understand and influence what will happen tomorrow. Our lecturers are actively engaged in the industry as finance practitioners and alert to its changing needs.
Building professional networks is an intrinsic part of the Macquarie experience. Your fellow students, professors and alumni network will support, inspire and challenge you throughout your career.
Ours is an outstanding program with an unparalleled reputation as the leading postgraduate applied finance qualification.
Our current network of over 1,200 students, plus thousands of graduates can be found in key industry roles in every major financial centre around the world. Our students and alumni provide a vital link to industry for MAFC and are crucial to ensuring that the MAppFin remains up-to-date and relevant to the needs of the finance industry and corporate world.
We appreciate that students make a huge commitment, both financially and intellectually, when they sign up for the MAppFin Program and we are committed to supporting them throughout their studies and at every stage of their careers. We recognise that balancing work, study, family and friends is a significant challenge, which is why we do everything we can to make that challenge a little easier.
MAFC would like to encourage our students and graduates to keep in contact with us and with each other. Linked In groups and Facebook pages, along with an alumni newsletter, networking events and student/alumni focus groups are all helping to strengthen these networks.
Professor Kevin Jameson
With over 30 years’ global financial experience to draw from, Professor Kevin Jameson is committed to high-quality education in professional practice as an essential prerequisite for a healthy industry.
Professor Jameson has been the Australian Head of Capital Markets, Country Head for Japan and Regional Head of Treasury & Capital Markets for Asia (based in Tokyo) and Global Managing Director of Capital Markets (based in London) for a large UK banking and investment group. He has also been a Director of the Sydney Futures Exchange (and Chairman of its New Products Committee), a director of and advisor to several private investment businesses, and chairman of a technology company specialising in products and services for the wholesale asset management industry, operating in Sydney, Europe and the US.
He currently sits on the Advisory Council of the Centre for International Finance & Regulation and the Editorial Board of JASSA: The Finsia Journal of Applied Finance.