Master of Financial Planning
Course summary for international students
|Award granted ||Master of Financial Planning|
|Deakin course code ||M740|
Please note: core units not available in Trimester 3
Deakin's Master of Financial Planning (MFP) is a professionally oriented course specifically designed to meet the education needs of the financial planning industry. The MFP is aimed at those aspiring to join the financial planning industry as well as those currently employed in the industry. The MFP seeks to build the financial planning abilities, skills and knowledge of the individual student. Students will be required to collect, analyse and synthesise financial planning information. Students will then use their skills to prepare financial planning solutions and to effectively communicate these solutions to the client. The MFP emphasises the professional responsibilities of the financial planner both in an ethical and in a compliance sense. The MFP is built on an extensive body of financial planning knowledge and culminates in the preparation of a comprehensive Statement of Advice for a client.
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The Master of Financial Planning requires the completion of 12 credit points comprising 7 credit points of core units, one elective unit from a listing of six and 4 credit points of elective units.
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|MAF707|| Investments and Portfolio Management |
|MAF708|| Retirement Income Streams |
|MAF709|| Financial Planning Development |
|MAF765|| Financial Planning and Analysis |
|MLC703|| Principles of Income Tax Law |
|MPS701|| Principles of Risk Management and Insurance |
Plus 1 credit point from:
|MAF704|| Treasury and Risk Management |
|MAF711|| Modelling Techniques for Finance |
|MPA711|| Corporate Governance and Ethics |
plus 4 credit points of elective units from other postgraduate units offered by the Faculty of Business and Law in the Master of Commerce and/or Master of International Finance.
These elective may also include the general elective units listed below:
|MAF714|| Managing Client Relationships |
|MAF715|| Estate Planning Strategies |
# MPT code denotes study tour version of the unit.
Note: Students may be required to undertake additional units if seeking RG146and should check the ASIC website.