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Financial Planning

Griffith University

Master
12 months
Duration
31500 AUD/year
27000 AUD/year
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Tuition fee
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About

The Master of Financial Planning offered by Griffith University provides the high level knowledge and skills required by modern financial advisers 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.

Overview

The Master of Financial Planning offered by Griffith University 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.

This two year program includes work placements and research projects.

Griffith University offers a range of flexible delivery modes including on campus and online. Find out more about our Financial Planning programs.

Career opportunities

Upon completion of the program, career opportunities exist in the financial services industry (namely, banks, funds management and financial planning companies) in various roles including client services officers, authorised representatives, financial advisers and para-planners.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Financial Planning Fundamentals
  • Financial Markets
  • Income Tax Law 
  • Applied Financial Planning
  • Investments
  • Retirement and Estate Planning

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 48 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

160 alternative credits

Delivered

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.
Required

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.
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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).
6.5
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.
58

Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS- 085650G

  • hold any 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.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    31500 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 31500 AUD per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    27000 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 27000 AUD per year and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

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