Help clients reach their financial goals and be part of Australia’s fast-growing financial planning industry with Swinburne’s Graduate Diploma of Financial Planning.
Designed for both new and already practising financial planners. This course provides knowledge and understanding of crucial industry regulations, ethical principles and standards of professional practice in financial services. It will also develop your knowledge and skills to provide tailored and professional financial advice.
You’ll use latest financial planning software (XPLAN) which is embedded throughout the course, and engage with industry through site visits, annual roadshows and guest speakers.
This course is accredited by the Financial Planning Education Council (FPEC). Students are eligible to apply for membership to the Financial Planning Association of Australia (FPA) and to apply for entry into the FPA CFP® Certification Program.
This course is approved by the Financial Advisers Standards and Ethics Authority (FASEA). FASEA was established by the Australian government to set the education, training and ethical standards of licensed financial advisers in Australia. A FASEA approved degree is mandatory in order to practice as a financial planner or advisor in Australia.
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1 year full-time or equivalent part-time
Hawthorn (HE Block 1, HE Block 4, Semester 1, Semester 2, Term 4) - View application and start dates
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Swinburne Financial Planning Association Member Scholarship
This scholarship provides a course tuition fee discount for students who are current members of the Financial Planning Association of Australia (FPA) who are studying a postgraduate course in Financial Planning delivered face-to-face at the Hawthorn campus or via online study with Swinburne Online. This scholarship also provides a unit tuition fee discount for students studying selected stand-alone bridging units.