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Postgraduate Certificate Online

Financial Planning

Swinburne Online

6 months
13300 AUD/full
Tuition fee
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You’ve got industry experience; here is your solution to the education requirements now required of financial planners by the Financial Adviser Standards and Ethics Authority (FASEA). The Graduate Certificate in Financial Planning at Swinburne Online is designed to meet the FASEA bridging course requirements for existing financial advisers – approval is pending. 

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You’ll refresh your knowledge while drawing on your own experience in investment, insurance, taxation, superannuation and estate planning. Course work will take you through the foundation skills of financial planning – analytical and creative planning and decision making.

By and earning the Graduate Certificate in Financial Planning at Swinburne Online you upskill without having to put your life on hold. You can continue to work and study at the same time.

While you are studying you can become a member of the Financial Planning Association (FPA) for free to get access to a network of financial planning professionals and resources.

Career opportunities 

  • Financial Planner

Develop financial strategies for individuals or organisations and assist clients with complex decision to protect and grow their wealth.

  • Tax Analyst

Evaluates company operating information and recommend strategies on tax.

  • Treasury roles

Focuses on cash management, corporate finance and financial risk management within a business.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Elements of Financial Planning and Regulation
  • Behavioural Finance and  Investment 
  • Corporations and Contract Law
  • Ethics and Client Management
  • Taxation principles and planning 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 6 months

Start dates & application deadlines


4 alternative credits



Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS 00111D 

  •  recognised bachelor degree in a related discipline


  • A recognised bachelor degree in any discipline PLUS a minimum of two years equivalent full-time relevant professional experience


  • A minimum of three years equivalent full-time relevant professional experience.

Work experience

Relevant professional experience

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    13300 AUD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 13300 AUD for the full programme during 6 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.

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