Master's Degree + Postgraduate Unit
2 to 5 years. Fast-track options available.
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This FPEC approved online Master of Financial Planning course from Kaplan Professional can take your finance career to new heights. If you're a financial adviser looking to upskill and work towards a professional designation, or a professional from a different field looking to move into financial planning, this course presents an ideal pathway.
This purpose-built, AQF level 9 degree is the highest attainable financial planning qualification, and has been designed and developed in consultation with industry experts. Combining practical, performance-focused learning outcomes with advanced technical knowledge and skills, it's a highly specialised degree that can take you to the top. You'll develop a comprehensive understanding of key subject areas, including financial markets and products, investments, risk management, financial planning, taxation law and strategies, compliance and ethical conduct.
If you're keen to progress towards the Fellow Chartered Financial Practitioner or Certified Financial Planner designation, or hold a Chartered Accountant, Chartered Professional Accountant, Chartered Financial Analyst 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 can take you there.
To be eligible to study this course, applicants must meet the following entry requirements:
In this finance course, the subjects you may study include:
Elective subjects (choose two elective subjects)
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 Master of Financial Planning from Kaplan Professional.
Graduates will be able to:
Graduates will have attained the highest industry qualification and work towards a professional designation. Professionals from other fields looking to move into financial planning will also achieve RG 146 compliance and progress towards the Fellow Chartered Financial Practitioner or Certified Financial Planner designations. Those with Chartered Accountant, Chartered Professional Accountant, Certified Financial Planner, Global Accounting Allowance or other accreditations will have developed further capacity to work in broader and more specific financial planning positions.
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