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Financial Planning

Western Sydney University

Master Online
18 months
Duration
31720 AUD/year
28520 AUD/year
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About

The Financial Planning program at Western Sydney University is a highly specialised course that has been designed and developed in consultation with industry experts. It combines advanced technical rigour with practical and relevant performance-focused learning outcomes, and also offers contemporary teachings in financial advice strategy and theory, financial markets and products.

Overview

The Financial Planning program at Western Sydney University meets these new Financial Adviser Standards and Ethics Authority Limited (FASEA) requirements. Our degree is also accredited by the FPA and AFA, meaning students will be eligible to apply for membership once graduated.

Offered online, this degree is designed to give you advanced knowledge of financial planning and increase your competencies in financial advice strategy and theory, financial markets and products, risk management, tax law, compliance and ethics.

If you are eligible for our Challenge Assessment, you can gain credit for your existing knowledge and experience within the financial planning industry, allowing you to fast-track your path to the full qualifications you now need.

Your career

As financial planning graduate, you can look forward to career opportunities in:

  • Investment
  • Money management
  • Corporate finance
  • Financial Management

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Business Communication Skills
  • Principles of Financial Planning
  • Commercial Law
  • Investment Planning
  • Superannuation
  • Principles of Taxation
  • Revenue Law
  • Insurance and Risk Management
  • Planning for Retirement

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 18 months
  • Part-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS or TOEFL needed

Credits

120 alternative credits

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
7.5 (required)
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at desiganated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
105 (required)
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.
78 (required)

Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS Provider No: 00917K

  • Applicants must have successfully completed an undergraduate degree, or higher, in a business discipline;

Or

  • Successfully completed an undergraduate degree, or higher, in any discipline AND have a minimum of two years full-time equivalent managerial/professional work experience in a related field;

Or

  • Successfully completed an undergraduate degree, or higher, in any discipline AND have a minimum of five years general work experience in a related field.
  • Applicants seeking admission on the basis of work experience MUST support their application with a Statement of Service for all work experience listed on the application.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    31720 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 31720 AUD per year and a duration of 18 months.
  • National

    28520 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 28520 AUD per year and a duration of 18 months.

Funding

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.

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

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