Financial Planning Post Graduate Certificate - Posgrado en Planificación Financiera
The Master of Financial Planning is designed for graduates who are seeking an exciting career working with clients to build long lasting and trusted relationships, providing sound financial guidance and education. This comprehensive postgraduate program is designed not only to provide you with the Australian Securities and Investment Commission’s (ASIC) Regulatory Guidelines 146 (RG146) compliance assessed at AQF Level 9, Tax Agent Service Act (2009)/Tax Practitioners Board’s Tax (Financial) Advisor requirements in commercial law and taxation for financial planners compliance, but also extensive studies that will give you advanced standing towards Financial Planning Association’s CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER® certification program.
completion of a recognized bachelor degree
meet English requirements.
* Some programs have additional entry requirements, please contact UNSW for this information.
The program offers you a challenging learning environment to achieve an integrated learning in financial planning, investment and taxation. It also provides you with the learning required for professional accreditation. Graduates develop knowledge and skills in financial markets, financial products, investment (theory, evidence, and quantitative techniques), risk management, financial planning, taxation law and strategies, compliance, ethical and professional conduct.
The Master of Financial Planning program consists of 12 courses (72 UOC):
Complete 8 compulsory core courses (48 UOC).
Compulsory Core courses:
FINS5510 Per. Fin. Plan. & Mgmt (6 UOC)
FINS5512 Financial Markets&Institutions (6 UOC)
FINS5513 Investments & Portfolio Sel. (6 UOC)
FINS5531 Risk and Insurance (6 UOC)
FINS5537 Fin Plan Advice & Ethics (6 UOC)
FINS5539 Estate Plan & Asset Protection (6 UOC)
TABL5511 Legal Foundations of Business (6 UOC)
TABL5527 Tax Strategies in Fin Planning (6 UOC)
Complete 2 to 4 elective core courses (up to 24 UOC). If only 2 elective core courses are chosen, you will need to complete another 2 elective courses from lists A or B below.
Flexible Elective Core Courses:
FINS5517 - Applied Portfolio Management and Modelling (6 UOC) And/Or
FINS5541 - Investment Valuation and Advanced Funds Management (6 UOC)
TABL5540 - Self Managed Superannuation Funds Law (6 UOC) And/Or
ACTL5401 - Retirement Planning (6 UOC)
Choose up to 2 courses (up to 12 UOC) from List A:
FINS5516 Int´l Corporate Finance (6 UOC)
FINS5522 Asia-Pacific Financial Markets (6 UOC)
FINS5523 Alternative Asset Classes (6 UOC)
FINS5533 Real Estate Finance&Investment (6 UOC)
FINS5535 Derivatives & Risk Mgt. Techs. (6 UOC)
FINS5536 Fixed Income Sec. & Int. Rate (6 UOC)
FINS5542 Applied Funds Management (6 UOC)
FINS5543 Aged Care Planning (6 UOC)
FINS5555 Behavioural Approach Finance (6 UOC)
FINS5566 Trading - Financial Securities (6 UOC)
FINS5568 Capstone Portfolio Mgmt Proces (6 UOC)
Choose up to 1 course (6 UOC) from List B:
ECON5103 Business Economics (6 UOC)
MARK6104 Services Marketing Management (6 UOC)
MGMT5050 Teams, Ethics & Comp Adv (6 UOC)
TABL5503 Taxation of Corporations (6 UOC)
TABL5505 Taxation of Trusts (6 UOC)
TABL5510 Taxation of Superannuation (6 UOC)
TABL5515 Taxation of Capital Gains (6 UOC)
TABL5525 Tax of Employee Remuneration (6 UOC)
TABL5551 Taxation Law (6 UOC)
TABL5555 Tax of Property Transactions (6 UOC)
Flexible Study Options
The Master of Financial Planning courses may be completed in a face-to-face mode or in online mode. Both modes have access to an online course website where you will find all of the study materials, resources and learning activities for your studies.
All the Finance courses in the program are offered face-to-face at UNSW Kensington Campus and the courses delivered online are: the core finance courses, the legal foundation core course, plus a selection of flexible core and elective courses
Given the rapid growth in the investment management and retirement planning demand in the dynamic Australian investment and regulatory environment, ample career opportunities are available. Career prospects include Personal financial advisor, para-planner with leading organisations or financial services firms.