Selected major: Financial Planning
This Major is not currently available
This professionally accredited* Financial Planning major prepares you to help clients manage their money well and plan for a secure financial future.
While machines can create financial reports, it takes a person with strong technical and life skills – in ethics, communication, cultural sensitivity and emotional intelligence – to build the trusted relationships essential for success as a financial planner.
In this major, you'll cover behavioural bias, investment, taxation, insurance, financial risk, retirement and estate planning.
You'll receive a solid grounding in relevant legislation, codes of conduct and ethical issues, how to prepare a Statement of Advice, and how to use industry software.
This major includes strong industry connections. You'll learn directly from practising Financial Planning professionals, as they are regular guest lecturers, and you'll attend industry events to start building your networks.
The Bachelor of Business (in a single, double or professional degree) with a major in Financial Planning is accredited by FASEA*, ensuring you'll learn the skills needed to enter the financial planning industry with confidence.
*Undergraduate courses are awaiting confirmation of reaccreditation from Financial Advisors Standards (FAS), formally FASEA – 1 Feb 2022
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Majors for Bachelor of Business:AccountingBusiness AdministrationBusiness Analytics and AnalysisEntrepreneurship and InnovationFinanceFinancial Planning Human Resource ManagementLogistics and Supply Chain ManagementManagementMarketingSports Management
The Bachelor of Engineering (Honours)/Bachelor of Business offers you strong and broad knowledge of engineering and business so you can combine the two in your career.
The course incorporates graduate employability skills, developments in information technology, society's changing work patterns, sustainable design practices and the need to meet 'world best practice' in engineering.
In the Bachelor of Business, you'll develop core knowledge and skills essential to business management and operations in the 21st century. You'll complete the core and major studies from your chosen engineering and business fields of study. After five years' study, you'll graduate with a professionally accredited engineering degree and a business degree.
Build up your CV with real industry experience while you study through our Work Integrated Learning programs, which are a guaranteed part of all our bachelor degrees and can include placements, internships or industry-linked projects. In this double degree, you'll apply your learning in eight project units (one per semester) related to engineering in professionally focused, industry-linked projects.
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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- Semester 1 - 28 February 2022
- Semester 2 - 1 August 2022
- 3400211061 (CSP)
- 3400211063 (IFP)
A$38600 (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.
International students in Australia who hold student visas are required to study full-time and on campus. Courses that are taught entirely online are only available to international students studying outside Australia or those in Australia who are not on a student visa. Online courses are not available to international students in Australia who hold a student visa.
At Swinburne scholarships are about providing opportunity, promoting equity and recognising excellence and achievement. Scholarships are available for both commencing and current students.