Graduate Diploma + Postgraduate Unit
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Keen to further your career as a financial adviser? Kaplan Professional's online Graduate Diploma of Financial Planning is an eight-subject postgraduate qualification set at Australian Qualifications Framework Level 8 – ideal if you're eager to meet the new education requirements for existing financial advisers proposed by the Financial Adviser Standards and Ethics Authority. This course also provides a direct pathway to a Master of Financial Planning.
Designed in conjunction with leading industry experts and advisers, this graduate diploma equips you with practical, workplace-ready financial planning knowledge across key areas such as investment, taxation and estate and succession planning. You'll also develop essential client relationship and engagement skills that'll make you stand out from the crowd.
If you haven't already, you'll also gain RG146 compliance in generic knowledge, financial planning, insurance, superannuation and securities and managed investments. If you hold a Chartered Accountant, Chartered Professional Accountant, Certified Financial Planner or similar designation and are keen to build on your existing knowledge base and work in broader or more specific financial planning positions, this degree is an excellent choice.
To be eligible to study this course, applicants must meet the following entry requirements:
In this finance course, the subjects you may study include:
Kaplan Professional aim to make your learning journey as seamless as possible and have put together a student advice team to assist and help you out if any challenges come up.
Student advice representatives will be on hand to answer questions about the system, login and password queries, explaining processes around assessments etc., and to offer advice about study pathways and subject selection.
There are also discussion forums where you can direct questions regarding your studies to subject matter experts.
Upon successful completion of this course, you will graduate with a Graduate Diploma of Financial Planning from Kaplan Professional.
Graduates will be able to:
Graduates will attain ASIC RG146 compliance and have a direct pathway to Kaplan's Financial Adviser Standards and Ethics Authority-approved Master of Financial Planning. Those with Chartered Accountant, Chartered Professional Accountant, Certified Financial Planner or other accreditations will have developed further capacity to work in broader and more specific financial planning positions.
The full fee for this course is $18,600 which equates to $2,325 per subject. When you study at Kaplan Professional, you pay as you go. So, you only need to pay for the subjects you intend to study each study period.
Other payment options also available to eligible students. Enquire now to find out more!
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