This degree provides you the knowledge and adaptable analytical skills required in the finance service sector. The degree adopts a broad-based multidisciplinary approach to business finance and the opportunity for focused, professional training in the financial planning area. You will develop the professional financial planning skills to provide effective financial advice. While the main aim of the degree is to develop core skills to achieve a financial planner license, it will also expose you to the dynamic regulatory and legal environment in Australia. As a graduate of this degree you will be prepared to deliver key financial and accounting services relating to personal financial planning, taxation, estate planning, insurance planning and investment and social security planning.
Teaching and learning approaches for this degree may include: online learning activities, problem-based learning, assignments, projects, and communications with industry professionals. The types of assessment used in the degree may involve formal examinations, assignments, case studies, projects, and online tests.
The degree includes a capstone subject Financial Advisory Practice, this capstone experience enables you to critically reflect on and consolidate your theoretical and practical learning in this degree.
As a financial planning professional you will be able to occupy roles in stockbroking, funds management, insurance, superannuation, and in other private sector or government organisations which have a requirement for high level, technical expertise in the financial planning area.