Financial Planning Intensives 2020

Are you looking to complete FASEA-approved units in a flexible learning format? Deakin's financial planning intensives combine online learning with face-to-face classes via Zoom, offering a comprehensive and supportive study experience.

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Program overview

Deakin's three-day intensive programs are designed to provide you with essential knowledge for your financial planning career. Immerse yourself in a flexible learning environment with leading academics and industry experts, and build your professional networks.

  • All of our single-unit intensive programs are FASEA approved, and study of intensive programs will contribute to Continuing Professional Development (CPD).
  • Access to a full suite of online learning materials provides you with a rich, interactive and engaging experience.
  • Each program involves applying principles to case-studies in a supportive and informal format.
  • Readings and learning activities leading up to the program mean you can apply your knowledge as soon as you arrive.
  • No exams are required as part of the intensives.

For more information, search Deakin's 2020 handbook for specific units.

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Wherever you are in your financial planning journey, our team of advisers are on-hand. Book a one-on-one phone conversation or talk with us now via live chat.

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2020 program dates


Last day to enrol

22–24 April Wed to Fri

MAI769 – Ethics for Financial Services (Intensive)

Now closed
6–8 May  Wed to Fri MLI714 – Financial Services Regulation (Intensive)
*This intensive will be held online through Zoom.

Now closed

22–24 July  Wed to Fri MAI769 – Ethics for Financial Services (Intensive)
*This intensive will be held online through Zoom. 

Now closed

9–11 Nov  Mon to Wed

MAI769 – Ethics for Financial Services (Intensive)
*This intensive will be held online through Zoom.

18 October

*Please note: MLI714 (6–8 May), MAI769 (22–24 July) and MAI769 (9–11 November) will be held online in a virtual classroom via the Zoom platform. Details will be provided through your unit page once you've enrolled. We have a dedicated team to help you with using Zoom and other IT matters, so you can rest assured that your online experience will be a seamless one.

While it can be intimidating to go back to study, many find it stimulating and refreshing. Mature-age students established in their careers often find they reconnect with the original passion that propelled them into the field.

Marc Olynyk

Course Director, Financial Planning

Program details

Fees (domestic students)

Award (studying within a course)


Non-award (studying a single unit)


B2B partners are eligible for a unit fee discount. You can contact our team for more information on opportunities to partner with Deakin.

Email the financial planning team


Online via Zoom




Assessments vary depending on your unit of study. More information on individual unit assessments is available in Deakin's handbook.

Search the 2020 handbook

Financial Planning Webinar Series

In our webinar series, Deakin's leading academic staff and special guests examine the key topics and issues facing the modern financial planning professional. You can use these webinars to gain valuable Continuing Professional Development (CPD) points by completing a short assessment task, or simply to explore areas of interest.

Find out more about our financial planning webinars

Discover your financial planning pathway

Use our unique pathway tool to discover which courses or units you require to become compliant with the new FASEA rules.

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How to apply

Current Deakin students can enrol directly via StudentConnect.

Contact us

For more information or to get your questions answered, please get in touch.

To learn more about B2B opportunities with Deakin, contact our partnerships team.

+61 3 9244 5009