Comply with the Corporations Act and obtain a postgraduate qualification as a financial advisor with this fully online degree.
Our Graduate Certificate in Financial Advising is specifically designed specifically for existing financial advisers who wish to expand their skills and to meet new bridging unit 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).
Postgraduate Information Sessions
Our Postgraduate Information Sessions are an opportunity to find out about courses from professional and academic staff and have all your questions answered. These online sessions will give you a better understanding of course content and delivery, what to expect from postgraduate study as well as career outcomes.
Financial Advising at Western
These requirements include the completion of between one and three individual bridging units and a capstone unit, depending on the adviser’s educational qualifications and professional certification/s.
Our Graduate Certificate provides advisers with a qualification which enables them to complete all three FASEA approved bridging units (in addition to a FASEA approved Financial Advice Capstone unit 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.
Fees and delivery
This course is only available to domestic students.
Unfortunately, student visa holders are not eligible to study this degree.
Postgraduate Study Information
Looking for a career change? Hoping to gain a new professional qualification that will help take your career further? Or just hoping to expand your horizons? Western’s range of diverse postgraduate degrees provide you with the opportunity to diversify your skillset in a supportive and flexible learning environment that enables you to thrive in your chosen field.
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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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Further study options
*The tuition fees quoted above are the fees for the normal full-time study load of the course (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 course 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 course past the normal finish date of the course 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 courses between campuses and other locations as necessary. Students should be aware of the possibility of change of location for the whole or part of courses for which they enrol and should plan for the need to travel between Western Sydney campuses.