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Postgraduate Certificate On Campus

Financial Planning

Australian Catholic University

12 months
32000 AUD/year
23000 AUD/year
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Embrace the importance of ethical values in an industry undergoing significant change. Designed for finance professionals, Financial Planning at Australian Catholic University provides you with a strong moral framework and a sense for sustainable decision-making. 

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Good financial planning can empower individuals and organisations to achieve their financial and lifestyle goals and prepare for the unexpected.

By the time you graduate you’ll have a strong grasp of good industry practice. And with accreditation from the Financial Adviser Standards and Ethics Authority (FASEA) and Financial Planning Education Council, you’ll advance your career even further while boosting your marketability. 


Our graduates of Financial Planning at Australian Catholic University have pursued careers in:

  • financial planning
  • wealth management
  • superannuation
  • investment banking
  • commercial banking
  • insurance
  • corporate finance


The Graduate Diploma in Financial Planning is accredited by the Financial Planning Education Council the Financial Adviser Standards and Ethics Authority (FASEA) and Financial Planning Education Council. This award meets the education requirements of FASEA for financial planners.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Estate Planning and Capstone Project
  • Financial Planning
  • Risk Management and Insurance
  • Responsible Investment Management 
  • Superannuation and Retirement Planning
  • Commercial and Corporations Law
  • Taxation Law
  • Ethical Leadership

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


80 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS: 092656J  

  • There are essential components of a course or unit that demonstrate the capabilities, knowledge and skills to achieve the core learning outcomes of that course or unit. You will need to be able to meet these inherent requirements to complete your course.

To be eligible for admission to the course, an applicant must have completed the following:

  • A Bachelor’s degree in any discipline; or
  • At least five years’ industry experience in a relevant role.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    32000 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 32000 AUD for the full programme during 12 months.
  • National

    23000 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 23000 AUD for the full programme during 12 months.
  • If your postgraduate coursework application is successful, you’ll likely be offered a domestic fee-paying place (DFP).

Living costs for Sydney

1882 - 3547 AUD /month
Living costs

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


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