Comply with the Corporations Act and obtain a postgraduate degreen as a financial advisor with this fully online degree.
Our Graduate Certificate in Financial Advising is specifically designed for existing financial advisers who wish to expand their skills and to meet new bridging subject education requirements as stipulated in the Corporations Act 2001 (as amended) and outlined in the Education Pathways Policy (FPS001) issued by the Financial Adviser Standards and Ethics Authority (FASEA).
Financial Advising at Western
These requirements include the completion of between one and three individual bridging subjects and a capstone subject, depending on the adviser’s educational degrees and professional certification/s.
Our Graduate Certificate provides advisers with a degree which enables them to complete all three FASEA approved bridging subjects (in addition to a FASEA approved Financial Advice Capstone subject for advisers who follow the ‘relevant degree’ pathway outlined in FPS001).
The aim is to ensure you comply with education requirements to practise as a financial adviser and are familiar with the FASEA Code of Ethics, behavioural finance and regulatory and legal obligations of financial advisers in order to provide high-quality professional services.
The School of Business has been awarded AACSB (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business) accreditation for its excellence in business education.
Fees and delivery
This course is only available to domestic students.
Unfortunately, student visa holders are not eligible to study this degree.
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As an applied finance graduate, you can look forward to career opportunities in:
A financial advisor is a professional who provides expert advice to clients on matters related to money, personal finances and investments. Graduates could work independently or find employment in a large financial firm.
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Western’s state-of-the-art Parramatta City Campus offers innovative learning facilities and unique study spaces just minutes from Parramatta station.
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*The tuition fees quoted above are the fees for the normal full-time study load of the program (80 credit points) per annum. International students will be subject to a variable fee regime; i.e. enrolled students will be required to pay fees during their program based on the approved fee for each calendar year. Fee changes (if any) will occur at 1 January each calendar year. Students who extend their program past the normal finish date of the program will be required to pay additional fees based on the prevailing fee level. Western Sydney University is a multi-campus institution. The University reserves the right to alter the location of its programs between campuses and other locations as necessary. Students should be aware of the possibility of change of location for the whole or part of programs for which they enrol and should plan for the need to travel between Western Sydney campuses.
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