Build sought-after skills to help people manage wealth and meet goals with this Graduate Diploma in Financial Planning course from Australian Catholic University.
Designed for students with study or work experience in other areas seeking to make a career change, this practical and industry-focused qualification offers the foundation financial planning knowledge required to confidently advise clients, help people manage their wealth, and to make sure they meet their financial goals.
In an increasingly regulated, complicated and risky business world, people are seeking the help of skilled professionals to offer guidance and support in financial planning. With this qualification, you’ll be equipped with key skills and knowledge in superannuation and retirement planning, taxation and corporations law, financial planning and risk management, and develop key abilities to make decisions ethically and suggest responsible, sustainable investments.
This qualification credits towards the Master of Finance and offers a flexible, affordable option for starting or enhancing a career in the exciting and dynamic world of finance.
To be eligible to study this course, applicants must meet the following entry requirements:
- Hold a bachelor’s degree in any discipline; OR
- Have at least five years of industry experience in a relevant role.
English language proficiency requirements also apply.
What You’ll Learn
In this financial planning course, the subjects you may study include:
- Financial planning
- Risk management and insurance
- Responsible investment management
- Real estate finance
- Superannuation and retirement planning
- Commercial and corporations law
- Taxation law
- Estate planning and capstone project
Why study with Australian Catholic University?
Since opening their doors in January of 1991, the Australian Catholic University (ACU) has been educating students in a range of fields; from arts and humanities to health, education, leadership, social work, theology and more.
When you sign up to a course at ACU, you’re not just another number, they see each student as a whole, offering you an educational experience that’ll empower you and prepare you for success.
Whether you choose to study online or at one of ACU’s many upbeat campuses, you’re sure to receive the support you need to succeed and thrive with your studies.
Students of ACU can access their Academic Skills Unit, which will help build your skills around exam prep, offer study tips, writing tips and more. Access online resources, participate in workshops, ask questions via their ‘Ask an Adviser’ online services, book a consult, or simply drop-in.
Their team of staff and researchers are all about offering students an education with greater purpose – empowering students to achieve goals and accomplish something great!