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The Graduate Diploma in Stockbroking and Financial Advising prepares you to become practitioners as stockbrokers and advisers in the finance sector. The degree exposes you to modern theoretical approaches to financial markets, and incorporates applied subjects developed with individuals actively involved in the finance and investment sectors.
Stockbroking and Financial Advising at Western
Developed jointly by the Stockbrokers and Financial Advisers Association (SAFAA) and Western Sydney University’s highly regarded Sydney Graduate School of Management (SGSM), this degree is set to become the benchmark degree that employers, regulators, and clients expect from practitioners who work in the stockbroking and financial advisory industry. The degree exposes students to modern theoretical approaches to financial markets, and incorporates applied subjects developed with individuals actively involved in the finance and investment sectors.
Students will develop the capability to prepare informed financial advice for clients. Most importantly, the content of the degree is informed by regulations that govern the formal educational degrees required by practitioners in the sector. This ensures that on completion of the program students have obtained a degree that enables them to become practitioners in this industry and adopt the required ethical practices.
Our program structure is outlined in our handbook. Here you can view all of the subjects you will be studying.
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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A degree in Stockbroking and Financial Advising will be the imprimatur that provides clients with the highest degree of confidence about their stockbroker or adviser.
Stockbrokers buy and sell stocks and bonds on behalf of clients.
Financial Advisers develop and implement financial plans for individuals or organisations, and advise on investment strategies and their taxation implications, securities, insurance, pension plans and real estate.
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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.