Master of Financial Planning


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Be part of the fast-growing Australian financial planning industry with our Master of Financial Planning.

Designed for both new and already practising financial planners, you’ll gain up-to-date knowledge and skills needed to provide tailored, professional financial advice while navigating complex financial matters

You’ll use the latest financial planning software for wealth management and financial planning (XPLAN), engage with industry through site visits, annual roadshows and guest speakers. You’ll also have the opportunity to undertake a research project to gain a deeper understanding of financial planning issues.

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 for entry into the FPA CFP® Certification Program.

This Master program is approved by the Financial Advisers Standards and Ethics Authority (FASEA). FASEA was established in 2017 by the Australian government to set the 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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1.5 years full-time or equivalent part-time

Study modes

  • Full-time,
  • Part-time

2020 Start Dates

Winter - 06 July 2020
Semester 2 - 03 August 2020
Term 4 - 21 September 2020
HE Block 8 - 02 November 2020

2021 Start Dates

HE Block 1 - 08 February 2021
Semester 1 - 01 March 2021
Semester 2 - 02 August 2021
Term 4 - 20 September 2021