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Start date
February
July

Campus
City West

Duration
2 year(s) full-time

Program Code
DMFP

Fees
2019: AUD$ 34,400 per annum (per 1.0 EFTSL)

English Language Requirements
  • IELTS total [6.5]
  • IELTS reading [6.0]
  • IELTS writing [6.0]
Equivalent English qualifications (PDF)

International Admission by Country
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CRICOS Code
098154E

Aim

The Master of Finance (Financial Planning) is designed to equip students with the key knowledge and practical skills required for employment in a modern globalised financial sector. The degree provides a focused business education program for a professional career in financial planning which meets the educational requirements for industry professional accreditation.

Content & Structure

The program requires the completion of 16 courses totalling 72 units including six business courses, three core
finance courses and seven financial planning specialisation courses.

What courses you'll study

Course name Area and cat no. Units Reference  
FIRST YEAR
First Semester (Study Period 1, 2, or 3)
Statistics for Data Science MATH 4044 4.5 Rule(s): 2
Accounting for Management M ACCT 5011 4.5 Rule(s): 2
Economic Principles for Business ECON 5020 4.5 Rule(s): 2
Commercial Law M COML 5009 4.5 Rule(s): 3
Second Semester (Study Period 4, 5 or 6)
Financial Theory and Financial Markets BANK 5014 4.5 Rule(s): 3
Corporate Finance BUSS 5233 4.5 Rule(s): 3
Investment Management BANK 5013 4.5 Rule(s): 3
Marketing Management MARK 5025 4.5 Rule(s): 2
SECOND YEAR
First Semester (Study Period 1, 2 or 3)
Personal Finance G BANK 5043 4.5
Introduction to Financial Planning G BANK 5042 4.5
Superannuation G BANK 5045 4.5
Ethics, Governance and Sustainability BUSS 5385 4.5
Second Semester (4, 5 or 6)
Risk Management and Insurance G BANK 5044 4.5
Estate Planning G BANK 5041 4.5
Applied Financial Planning G BANK 5040 4.5
Taxation ACCT 5017 4.5 Rule(s): 4

Professional accreditation and recognition

The Master of Finance (Financial Planning) is a Financial Adviser Standards and Ethics Authority (FASEA) approved program.

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