The Graduate Diploma in Financial Planning is a fully online course designed to meet the requirements of existing advisers and those seeking a career as a financial adviser.
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Financial Planning at Western
Students have the option to transfer to 2793 Master of Financial Planning on successful completion of 40 credit points.
Students may be eligible for advanced standing based on their previous qualifications and work experience.
The Graduate Diploma in Financial Planning is accredited by the Financial Planning Education Council (FPEC) and is currently seeking accreditation from the Financial Adviser Standards and Ethics Authority (FASEA).
Fees and delivery
Fees: AUD $30,200*
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As a graduate of this degree, you can look forward to career opportunities in:
- Financial Planner
- Money management
- Corporate finance
- Financial management
As a financial planner you will be responsible for the management of finances for your clients. This includes advising on investment opportunities, superannuation advice and general financial information.
Financial Investment Manager
Financial investment managers develop financial plans for individuals and organisations, and invest and manage funds on their behalf.
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*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.