Bachelor of Business (Financial Planning)

Qualification: Bachelor's Degree
Study mode: Online
Payment options: FEE-HELP may be available
Duration: 24 units
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Awarded by: RMIT University

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About this course

The Bachelor of Business (Financial Planning) course by RMIT offered through Open Universities Australia has been developed with extensive input from the industry to ensure the degree is relevant to the student's career prospects, pertinent to the issues in the industry and can provide practitioners with an understanding of the ethical, legal and professional ramifications of their decisions.

The movement for stronger, professional standards within the finance industry has driven the success of RMIT University's Bachelor of Business in Financial Planning program. This degree provides students with a detailed education of financial planning and the legal, regulative and social environment in which it exists.

Eligibility

Applicants must meet the criteria to be eligible to enter this program:

  • Completed a minimum of two core RMIT OUA units

Areas of study

In this Bachelor of Business (Financial Planning) course, the subjects you will study may include:

Business pathway:

  • Tertiary learning strategies
  • Principles of economics
  • Management of concepts (introduction to management)
  • Accounting for business
  • Preparing for university learning intensive
  • Preparing for academic writing

Financial planning core units:

  • Accounting for business
  • Financial accounting 1
  • Business law
  • Business statistics
  • Introduction to information technology
  • Principles of economics
  • Macroeconomics 1
  • Personal wealth management (previously introduction to financial planning)
  • Financial markets
  • Marketing concepts
  • Organisational behaviour
  • Introductory finance (previously: introduction to finance)
  • Taxation
  • Superannuation and retirement planning
  • Law of investments and financial markets
  • Insurance and social security
  • Wealth creation and preservation
  • Investment and portfolio management
  • Financial planning practice management

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How will this course advance my career?

As a graduate of the Bachelor of Business (Financial Planning) program, you can expect to work in the private sector advising clients in personal financial planning matters. Employment pathways include: stockbroking, funds management, superannuation, accounting, banking and insurance.

How else will I benefit from this bachelor's degree?

  • Graduate with a Bachelor of Business (Financial Planning) degree from a trusted, leading Australian university.
  • Flexible study: studying by distance education means you study on your terms – at a time and place that suits you.
  • Anyone can apply.
  • Government financial support through FEE–HELP available to all Australian citizens.

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You may be eligible to receive FEE-HELP for this course!

This course can be paid for through the FEE-HELP government loan scheme. If you are an Australian citizen or hold a permanent humanitarian visa, this means you don’t need to pay upfront.

Instead, the Australian government will pay your course fees on your behalf. You’ll begin repaying your loan through the tax system once you start earning more than the minimum threshold of $54,869 (2016-17 income year).

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For two decades, Open Universities Australia (OUA) has partnered with leading Australian educators to make tertiary-level courses easier to access for people, no matter their background, their work status or their other life commitments. OUA has built up their reputation by making education more flexible, easier to tailor and available almost entirely online.

OUA's devotion to online education remains to this day, but where they once focused on higher education, today they offer the broadest set of post-secondary education and training programs in Australia.
Open Universities Australia offers a range of administrative and student support options. As a student of OUA you will have access to four hours of free expert tutoring support for each unit undertaken through the tutoring service SMARTHINKING. This on-demand service allows you to get fast, detailed feedback on your assignment drafts and gives you access to your tutor in real time.

The My OUA portal is an online student medium that allows you access to all your course and enrolment information as well as access to student forums and assessment tips.

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