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Financial Planning courses

Gain practical knowledge in the areas of financial planning, insurance, risk management, taxation, investments and portfolio, superannuation and estate planning. You can study at short course, TAFE, degree or postgraduate level.


Many of our graduates gain employment in the following roles:

  • business analyst
  • financial planner
  • human resources.


Our financial planning courses are provided by our College of Business and College of Arts.

Short courses 2 courses

Duration: 12 weeks

Learn how to carry out business activity statement tasks and establish a payroll system with the BAS Agent Registration Skill Set.

Duration: 1000 hours
EAP is a university and TAFE preparation course. It is designed for students with upper intermediate to advanced levels of English who want to gain admission to an Australian TAFE, undergraduate or postgraduate course.

Higher Education diplomas 1 course

Higher education diplomas

Study a one-year specialised diploma, with more focussed academic and English support to better prepare you for success in undergraduate study.

On completion, you will be guaranteed entry into the second year of a nominated bachelor degree.

Duration: 1 year
Gain a broad introduction to the industry and develop a range of skills relevant to working in the business sector.

Bachelor degrees (undergraduate) 1 course

Duration: 3 years

Get ahead in the fast-paced world of business and make an impact on a local or international level.

Postgraduate 3 courses

Duration: 1 year
Start your journey towards an exciting career in the finance sector. Add to your professional resume or enhance your qualifications with a Graduate Diploma in Business (Finance).
Duration: 2 years

Develop high-level skills in financial management and advance your career in business or the public sector with the Master of Business (Finance).

Duration: 1.5 years

Aim for an exciting, high-level role in financial analysis. The Master of Finance prepares you for a career as a finance expert, researching economic conditions and managing investments.

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