Master of Stockbroking and Financial Advising

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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.  


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 qualification 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 units 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 qualifications required by practitioners in the sector. This ensures that on completion of the program students have obtained a qualification that enables them to become practitioners in this industry and adopt the required ethical practices.

Exit qualifications are Graduate Diploma in Stockbroking and Financial Advising and Graduate Certificate in Stockbroking and Financial Advising.

Course structure

Our course structure is outlined in our handbook. Here you can view all of the units (subjects) you will be studying.

Fees and delivery

Fees: $29,920*

Delivery: Online

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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*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.