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Australian National University

  • Code FINM7029
  • Unit Value 3 units
  • Offered by Rsch Sch of Finance, Actuarial Studies & App Stats
  • Classification Transitional
  • Course subject Financial Management
  • Areas of interest Finance
  • Academic career Graduate

This course covers contemporary issues in public sector financial management. Topics include financial management objectives from a public sector perspective, best practice in public sector financial management, accrual budgeting and the role of central agencies, managing and administering budgets.

Learning Outcomes

On completion of this course students should have an understanding of and be able to apply the techniques outlined in the course description.


Indicative Assessment

Take home exam and class participation.


19 hours face-to-face plus 65 hours

Requisite and Incompatibility

You will need to contact the Rsch Sch of Finance, Actuarial Studies & App Stats to request a permission code to enrol in this course.

Prescribed Texts

See Course Website

Preliminary Reading

See Course Website


Indicative Reading List

See Course Website

Assumed Knowledge

Introductory courses in both Accounting and Finance

Other Information

For further information please refer to Course Outline


Tuition fees are for the academic year indicated at the top of the page.  Tuition fees will be published by 1 October for the next year.

If you are a domestic graduate coursework or international student you will be required to pay tuition fees. Students continuing in their current program of study will have their tuition fees indexed annually from the year in which you commenced your program. Further information for domestic and international students about tuition and other fees can be found at Fees.

Student Contribution Band:
Band 3
Unit value:
3 units

If you are an undergraduate student and have been offered a Commonwealth supported place, your fees are set by the Australian Government for each course. At ANU 1 EFTSL is 48 units (normally 8 x 6-unit courses). You can find your student contribution amount for each course at Fees.  Where there is a unit range displayed for this course, not all unit options below may be available.

3.00 0.06250

Course Fees:

Domestic fee paying students

Year Commencing Fee
1994-2003 $1617
2004 $1617
2005 $1617
2006 $1620
2007 $1620
2008 $1620
2009 $1620
2010 $1620
2011 $1620
2012 $1620
2013 $1620
2014 $1623

International fee paying students

Year Commencing Fee
1994-2003 $1617
2004 $1617
2005 $1617
2006 $1767
2007 $1809
2008 $1809
2009 $1809
2010 $1971
2011 $1971
2012 $1971
2013 $1971
2014 $1974

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