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The Master of Applied Financial Technology and Blockchain is designed to equip students with the necessary skills and knowledge for a career in applied finance, the financial services industry, and any commercial organisation embracing transformative digital technologies. The course provides an opportunity for a national or international career with organisations embedded in the digital economy.

The course aims to provide theoretical, factual and experiential knowledge in the core fields of blockchain, data analytics, cryptography, cybersecurity and digital technologies.  The course is business-oriented, emphasising the application of digital technologies in a commercial context.  A capstone experience completes the course, or instead, acquired skills in research methods can be used to examine a relevant area of personal or professional interest.

Learners will engage with the course through cloud-based content and classes facilitated by subject matter experts.  Classes will be held on campus or optionally through synchronous video streaming.  The master’s course is at the cutting edge with business applications of digital technologies embedded across the curriculum.


Two years full-time or four years part-time

International students are required to study full-time and attend classes in person


South Eveleigh NSW


Refer to key dates


  • An Australian bachelor's degree (or equivalent qualification, including an overseas qualification),
  • Completion of a Graduate Certificate or Graduate Diploma in a relevant field, or
  • Completion of IMC's Postgraduate Preparation Program

Find out if your overseas qualification is recognised and meets the Entry Requirements.



Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) is available and will be assessed in accordance with IMC's RPL policy and procedure. Please refer to the Application for Recognition of Prior Learning and the RPL policy and procedure for further details.


This course contains 16 core units.  All units are weighted at six credit points.  To qualify for the degree of Master of Applied Financial Technology and Blockchain, a student must complete all 16 units (96 credit points)

Term 1 Core Subjects

Term 2 Core Subjects

Term 3 Core Subjects

Term 4 Core Subjects

**TBUS620 and TRES600 are available only in the final term of study.
Prerequisites apply to some units.



Assessment methods are designed to encourage learning, provide feedback and measure the achievement of learning outcomes.  Forms of assessment vary among units and include research reports, projects, essays, group work, presentations, problem-solving and case studies, tests, quizzes, and examinations.  Students may be required to complete assessment tasks alone or in groups to encourage the development of generic skills.

Assessments generally require a written submission but may include an oral or videoed presentation.  In capstone units, assessments may include industry engagement and an industry-based report.


With increasing global demand for qualified persons with high-level digital competency and advanced knowledge of digital business applications, graduates of the program have a wide range of career opportunities in the private and public sectors. The course will equip graduates to work at the interface of strategy and technology, searching for opportunities to improve business processes and stakeholder experiences through applications of cutting-edge digital technologies. Selecting the available research capstone can lead to a higher level of research-based study for further career development.

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