24 months
29220 AUD/year
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Are you a practicing Financial Planner and seeking a course option that will allow you to meet the new professional standards framework and distinguish yourself in a competitive industry? This Master of Financial Planning at CQUniversity Australia may be the course for you.

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This course is appropriate for new entrants looking to meet education standards and existing financial planners who are seeking comprehensive knowledge in the field. 

The Master of Financial Planning at CQUniversity Australia offers advanced content, building on the topics covered within CQUniversity's Graduate Certificate and Graduate Diploma of Financial Planning. The course provides for a wider range of study beyond the minimum necessary for professional practice.

Topics covered include superannuation and wealth planning, retirement and estate planning, risk management and insurance, taxation law, money and capital market analysis, international financial management and professional advice. Application for accreditation of the Master of Financial Planning is currently pending with FASEA.

Careers Opportunities

Upon completion, you will meet the Financial Adviser Standards and Ethics Authority education standards to practice as a Financial Planner or Estate Planner. You will be able to take a number of career directions including financial and estate planning in either self-employed capacity or employed by large financial services institutions.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Financial Planning Practice
  • Superannuation and Wealth Planning
  • Retirement and Estate Planning
  • Australian Commercial Law
  • Risk Management and Insurance
  • Money and Capital Market Analysis

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months
  • Part-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines




72 alternative credits



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

CRICOS Code: 00219C

To be eligible for entry into this course, applicants must demonstrate one of the following:

  • A completed Australian Bachelor degree, or equivalent qualification, in any discipline from a recognised tertiary institution OR
  • A completed Graduate Certificate or Graduate Diploma in Financial Planning, or equivalent, OR
  • A completed Diploma of Financial Planning, or equivalent, current registration as a certified practicing financial planner, and 5 years relevant work experience.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    29220 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 29220 AUD per year and a duration of 24 months.


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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