Master of Financial Planning

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Where will a Western Sydney University Online Master of Financial Planning take you?

The Western Sydney University Online Master of Financial Planning is designed to increase competence as professional financial advisor, financial planner, paraplanner or finance professional within the funds management industry.

Semester Offered:
Quarterly
Duration:
1.5 Years Full Time
3 Years Part Time
Course Code:
2770
Study Start Date:
4 Apr 2016, 27 Jun 2016
19 Sep 2016
Application Dates:
18 Mar 2016, 10 Jun 2016
12 Aug 2016
Fees:
Course Fees

About the Western Sydney University Online Master of Financial Planning course

The Western Sydney University Online Master of Financial Planning is designed to equip you with the essentials and meet the growing industry demand for specialist skills in financial planning.  

Students will develop comprehensive knowledge and skills relating to financial markets, financial products, investment, risk management, financial planning, taxation law, compliance, and professional conduct.

Course and unit curriculum is based on Australian law. This course is accredited by the Financial Planning Association (FPA) and meets the RG146 requirements. The course satisfies eligibility requirements for Financial Planner AFP® membership and educational requirements for entry into the CFP® Certification Program of FPA (students will also receive exemption for CFP 2, 3 and 4 therefore must complete CFP 1 to be eligible to sit the CFP Certification Assessment). 

This course also meets the RG146 generic knowledge requirements, specialist knowledge requirements and skills requirements as they currently stand.

Admission Requirements

Successfully completed an undergraduate degree, or higher, in a business discipline; Or,
Successfully completed an undergraduate degree, or higher, in any discipline AND have a minimum of two (2) years full-time equivalent managerial/professional work experience in a related field; Or,
Successfully completed an undergraduate degree, or higher, in any discipline AND have a minimum of five (5) years general work experience in a related field.

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