Financial Planning

Griffith University

18 months
23500 AUD/year
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This Financial Planning program offered by Griffith University has been jointly developed by AMP Services Limited and Griffith University to combine theoretical coursework with practical real-life experience.


This Financial Planning program offered by Griffith University  provides the high level knowledge and skills required of the modern financial adviser to start and progress their career. This includes coverage of the practice and theory of financial planning including financial markets, investments, risk management, taxation, retirement and estate planning, and behavioural finance. The program has a foundation component (Graduate Certificate) which allows those without a prior degree in financial planning and those looking for a career change to participate. Those with qualifications and experience in the field can also enter the program and progress to the advanced level study.

Career opportunities

Upon completion of the program, career opportunities exist in the financial services industry namely as a financial adviser within the AMP network.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Financial Planning Fundamentals
  • Financial Markets
  • Income Tax Law
  • Personal Risk Management 
  • Investments 
  • Retirement and Estate Planning
  • Applied Taxation
  • Financial Planning Skills

Key information


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

Start dates & application deadlines




120 alternative credits


On Campus, 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.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated 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.
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).
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.

Other requirements

General requirements

To be eligible for admission to the Master of Financial Planning program, a student must:

  • hold a related Bachelor degree (or equivalent) from a recognised University (or another tertiary education institution of equivalent standing) with a minimum GPA of 4.0 (using a 7.0 scale) OR
  • hold a Griffith Graduate Certificate in Financial Planning (or equivalent) with a minimum GPA of 4.0 (using a 7.0 scale). Students with a Griffith Graduate Certificate in Financial Planning will receive 40 credit points of advanced standing.
  • CRICOS Provider - 00233E

Tuition Fee

  • National

    23500 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 23500 AUD per year and a duration of 18 months.

This degree is only available to Domestic students


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Financial Planning
Griffith University