18 months
39400 AUD/year
28200 AUD/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
Start date


Apply for Master of Financial Planning from Deakin University and learn how to put theory into practice by developing feasible financial planning solutions for clients.    

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Designed to meet the requirements of Australia’s new financial planning standards body, the Master of Financial Planning is designed to provide you with innovative and applied financial planning education solutions by combining ethical decision-making with modern financial advice strategies.

The finance industry is rapidly changing. Ready to secure your future with a degree that meets new requirements while empowering you to build a more successful career? 


The Master of Financial Planning from Deakin University  is approved by FASEA, ensuring Deakin students graduate with the right qualification and skills to take advantage of this demand. Whether you’re currently working in the industry or looking to move into a financial planning role, you’ll be prepared to excel in a variety of positions, including:

  • financial adviser
  • insurance adviser
  • business development manager
  • superannuation consultant
  • portfolio analyst
  • investment banker
  • paraplanner

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Estate Planning and Risk Management Strategies
  • Superannuation and Retirement Planning
  • Financial Behaviour and Decision Making 
  • Financial Planning and Economic Fundamentals
  • Professional Research and Analysis  
  • Ethics for Financial Services  
  • Investments and Portfolio Management
  • Business Law

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 18 months

Start dates & application deadlines


12 alternative credits


On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

Admission is based on:

  •  Bachelor degree or higher in a related discipline*, or
  •  Bachelor degree or higher in any discipline, plus two years relevant work experience^, or
  •  Evidence of academic capability judged to be equivalent.

*A ‘related discipline' is a Business discipline.  

Relevant work experience is determined as working within a financial services role or within the financial services sector.

CRICOS code: 0100281   

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    39400 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 39400 AUD per year during 18 months.
  • National

    28200 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 28200 AUD per year during 18 months.

Living costs for Melbourne

1501 - 2659 AUD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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