Graduate Certificate of Financial Planning

Course summary for current students

Award granted Graduate Certificate of Financial Planning
CampusOffered at Burwood (Melbourne)
Cloud (online)Yes
Duration 0.5 year full-time or part-time equivalent
Deakin course codeM540

Please note: core units not available in Trimester 3.

Course sub-headings

Course overview

The Graduate Certificate of Financial Planning is a professionally oriented course specifically designed to meet the education needs of the financial planning industry. The Graduate Certificate of Financial Planning is aimed at those aspiring to join the financial planning industry as well as those currently employed in the industry.

Fees and charges

Unit fees can be viewed within individual unit descriptions. You can search for a unit using the Unit Search.

Please be aware:

  • Fees are calculated on a per unit basis
  • Fees charged will depend on the individual units chosen
  • Fees per unit/credit point may increase annually due to rises in the cost of course delivery and services

Course rules

The Graduate Certificate of Financial Planning requires the completion of 4 credit points of units comprising 3 credit points of core units and a 1 credit point elective unit chosen from a specified list.

Course structure

Core units

MAF702Financial Markets

MAF708Retirement Income Streams

MAF765Financial Planning and Analysis

Elective units

plus a 1 credit point elective unit from:

MAF707Investments and Portfolio Management

MLC703Principles of Income Tax Law

MPS701Principles of Risk Management and Insurance

 

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