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Financial Planning, Master

  • Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
University rank #201 (ARWU) Online
Apply for the Master of Financial Planning from Deakin University and learn how to put theory into practice by developing feasible financial planning solutions for clients.

About

This professionally-oriented course is specifically designed to meet the education needs of the financial planning industry.

Over the past two decades, superannuation has become an industry of great economic significance to Australia, with its size now greater than the nation’s annual Gross Domestic Product, the market capitalisation of the ASX and total cash deposits held by Australian banks.

The Master of Financial Planning from Deakin University is ideal for both those aspiring to join the financial planning industry and those currently employed in the industry. This degree seeks to build your financial planning abilities, skills and knowledge.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Estate Planning and Risk Management Strategies
  • Superannuation and Retirement Planning
  • Managing Client Relationships
  • Financial Planning Fundamentals
  • Financial Markets
  • Investments and Portfolio Management
  • Principles of Income Tax Law

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
    • Duration description
      Master of Financial Planning is typically 1, 1.5 or 2 years duration
    Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 24 months
    • Intensity Flexible
    • Duration description
      2 to 2.5 years part-time
  • Credits
    8, 12 or 16 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Online

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:

    70

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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  • Minimum required score:

    577

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks. Read more about TOEFL®PBT.

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  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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  • Minimum required score (Grade B2):

    176

    C1 Advanced is a Cambridge English Qualification. It reports on the Cambridge English Scale between 142 and 210. You will receive a separate score for each of the four skills (reading, writing, listening and speaking) and for Use of English. These five scores are averaged to give you an overall result for the exam. Universities and colleges may ask you to achieve a specific score, either overall or for a particular skill.

    Note: degree programmes and applications may require a more specific minimum score for admission.

Academic Requirements

Admission is based on:

  • Bachelor honours (AQF8) degree in a related discipline, or
  • Bachelor degree in a related discipline, plus two years relevant work experience, or
  • Graduate certificate or graduate diploma in a related discipline, or
  • Evidence of academic capability judged to be equivalent.
CRICOS code: 087712D

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!

Tuition Fee

  • International

    37000 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 37000 AUD per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    26000 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 26000 AUD per year and a duration of 12 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.

Funding

  • A Deakin scholarship might change your life. If you've got something special to offer Deakin – or you just need the financial help to get you here – we may have a scholarship opportunity for you.
  • If you’re a Deakin alumnus commencing a postgraduate award course, you may be eligible to receive a 15% reduction per unit on your enrolment fees. Your Immediate Family Members may also be eligible to apply for this bursary.

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