Graduate Certificate in Financial Planning

University of New England (UNE), Study In Australia


Why study the Graduate Certificate in Financial Planning at UNE?

The Graduate Certificate in Financial Planning is a unique modular experience designed for financial planners who want to improve their professional skills and satisfy the new academic qualification requirements. This includes the bridging courses required by The Financial Adviser Standards and Ethics Authority (FASEA) for the professional accreditation and addresses all the dimensions of the professional profile of modern financial planners.

he Graduate Certificate in Financial Planning will help further your career opportunities in financial planning by providing you with the key skills in ethics and specialist areas of financial planning. The flexible course allows you to fit study around your busy work and personal life. You will have the opportunity to work on simulated financial planning scenarios, and extend your knowledge in self-managed superannuation, intergenerational or aged care advice. The practical and work-based nature of the content will provide you with a portfolio of work to demonstrate your professional capabilities.

This course provides a unique opportunity to acquire the skills and the academic qualification necessary to succeed as financial planners with a flexible and modular approach specifically designed to suit the needs of financial planners interested in acquiring new skills while working full time.

Program Fee: Around $

Duration: Up to 2 years Part-time

All prices, dates, and deadlines are subject to change.

Course Outcomes

Lifelong Learning

Lifelong learning is taught and assessed in this course through reflective tasks that encourage critical analysis of professional experience, and appreciation of business as a dynamic discipline.

Ethical Conduct and Social Responsibility

Throughout the course, ethical conduct and social responsibility is taught, practised and assessed. Students need to reflect on the principles of professional and social responsibility and critically apply these to a range of ethical issues and scenarios.

Information Literacy

Information literacy is taught, practised and assessed throughout the course as students need to identify, critically evaluate and synthesise relevant information drawn from a range of sources in order to analyse complex business-related issues.

Communication Skills

Communication skills are taught, practised and assessed throughout this course. Students will utilise advanced cognitive and communication skills, tools and digital technologies to communicate appropriately and persuasively with a range of stakeholders.

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