Master of Financial Planning

Blended learning – on-campus and digital learning

MA-FINPL Postgraduate Hawthorn Send me a link to this course

Join Australia’s fast-growing financial planning industry with our FASEA-approved Masters.
Designed for both aspiring and early-career financial planners, you’ll gain the knowledge and skills needed to provide tailored, professional financial advice in accordance to professional standards and the FASEA code of ethics. Credits for prior study and experience are available.
Develop the life skills needed to work well with clients while navigating complex financial matters in estate planning, investment, taxation, insurance, financial markets, money and asset management.
You’ll become adept at using industry software (XPLAN) and build your awareness of the industry through site visits, industry annual roadshows and specialist guest speakers.
Swinburne’s partnership with the Financial Planning Association of Australia (FPA), allows you to combine your Master of Financial Planning with the CFP® Certification Program. Complete the final CFP® Certification Unit as your elective choice and, on graduation, you’ll meet the educational requirements of the CFP® Certification Program. You can then apply for the CFP® designation once you’ve also met industry experience requirements.
This course is approved by the Financial Standards and Ethics Authority (FASEA) and professionally accredited by the Financial Planning Education Council (FPEC). Students are eligible to apply for membership to the FPA. Existing financial advisers may also meet the Tax Financial Advisor registration requirements.
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Every international student application is considered for a scholarship
Whether you’re living in Australia or overseas, you’re automatically considered for a scholarship of up to 30% off your course fees. Please check our updated entry requirements.

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18 Month/s


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A$38300 (annual for 2022)*

The indicative course fees shown in Course Search apply to international students for the relevant year only. They are based on a standard study load per year. However, please note that fees are assessed according to a student's study load in each semester, and variation to study load will result in an adjustment to tuition fees. All fees are subject to annual review and may be adjusted.