Queensland University of Technology (QUT)

Graduate Certificate in Business (Financial Planning)

Queensland University of Technology (QUT)

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Course details

CRICOS course code: 031769E

Level of study: Graduate Certificates & Diploma

Summary

Highlights

  • You must be a current registered financial adviser on the ASIC Financial Advisers Register to enrol in this course.
  • Ideal for financial advisers who need to complete one or more of the bridging units to meet FASEA educational requirements.
  • Engage with real-world financial problems throughout your degree.

Why choose this course?

If you are an existing financial adviser and you only need to complete one or more of the bridging units to meet FASEA educational requirements, then the Graduate Certificate in Business (Financial Planning) might be all that you require to gain a formal qualification.

The Graduate Certificate in Business (Financial Planning) comprises the following FASEA approved units:

Financial planning principles and regulation*
Ethics and professional relationships*
Behavioural client management - financial planning (capstone)*
One optional unit (Business and corporations law or Investments management).

*Bridging units

This course will equip you with the knowledge you need to lead the industry as a professional financial planner. You will develop technical skills to provide effective, holistic solutions to complex and unpredictable financial problems. You will also develop superior communication skills in order to understand your clients’ needs and communicate effectively, ethically and professionally.

Real-world learning

We will provide you with opportunities to engage with real-world financial problems throughout your degree. You will undertake a capstone unit where you will use contemporary financial planning software to analyse the needs of a real-world client and prepare a financial plan.

Professional recognition

The units in this course are approved by the Financial Advisers Standards and Ethics Authority (FASEA). Graduates of this program will be able to seek membership with the Financial Planning Association of Australia (FPA).

Possible careers

  • Financial Advisor
  • Financial Planner
  • Investment Manager
  • Superannuation Advisor

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Course opportunities

Tuition Fees (AUD $): 16,500 Per Year
Start date: 27 February 2023
24 July 2023
Duration: 6 months
Study mode: Full time
Address

Queensland University of Technology (QUT)

Gardens Point Campus
2 George Street Brisbane Queensland 4000
Australia

Entry criteria

A completed recognised bachelor degree in accounting.

IELTS Academic score of 6.5 with Listening, Reading, Writing and Speaking score of 6; TOEFL iBT score of 79 with Listening, Reading score of 16, Writing score of 21 and Speaking score of 18; Pearson PTE (Academic) score of 58 with Listening, Reading, Writing and Speaking score of 50; Cambridge English Advanced (CAE) score of 176 with Listening, Reading, Writing and Speaking score of 169.

Address

Queensland University of Technology (QUT)
Gardens Point Campus
2 George Street Brisbane Queensland 4000
Australia