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Australian Catholic University (ACU)

Nudgee , Queensland ,Australia

Graduate Diploma in Financial Planning

The Graduate Diploma in Financial Planning allows you to specialise in the area of personal financial planning.

You will be able to advance your career through a postgraduate award that leads to enhanced professional recognition and marketability. The program embraces the importance of ethical and sustainable decision making. The course is also offered fully online through Open Universities Australia.

The Graduate Diploma in Financial Planning articulates into the Master of Finance.

Inherent Requirements

Inherent requirements ensure the academic integrity of a course is maintained and preserves the university's learning, assessment, and accreditation processes. They must be met by all students.
There are essential components of a course or unit that demonstrate the capabilities, knowledge, and skills to achieve the core learning outcomes of the course or unit.

  • compliance with the policies, procedures and regulations which are applicable to all students at ACU.
  • the mandatory requirements associated with the course of study, eg attendance, completion of assignments.

Campus Information

North Sydney

40 Edward Street, North Sydney NSW 2060 PO Box 968, North Sydney NSW 2059

Intakes

  • Feb
  • July

Application Processing Time in Days: 30

Minimum English Language Requirements

English Level Description IELTS (1.0 -9.0) TOEFL IBT (0-120) TOEFL CBT (0-300) PTE (10-90)
Expert 9 120 297-300 86-90
Very Good 8.5 115-119 280-293 83-86
Very Good 8 110-114 270-280 79-83
Good 7.5 102-109 253-267 73-79
Good 7 94-101 240-253 65-73
Competent 6.5 79-93 213-233 58-65
Competent 6 60-78 170-210 50-58
Modest 5.5 46-59 133-210 43-50
Modest 5 35-45 107-133 36-43
Limited 4 32-34 97-103 30-36
Extremely Limited < 4 < 31 < 93 < 30

Job Opportunity Potential

Graduates can pursue a range of careers such as:

  • Financial Advisor/Planner
  • Wealth Manager
  • Investment consultant

PSW Opportunity

One year courses are not eligible for applying PSW

Admission Requirement / Eligibility Criteria

To be eligible for admission to the course, an applicant must have completed the following:

  1. A Bachelor’s degree in any discipline;
    or
  2. At least five years’ industry experience in a relevant role.

International applicants need to meet the English Language Proficiency requirements as defined in the Admission to Coursework Programs Policy.

  • Course Code: 092656J
  • Course Type: Full Time
  • Course Level: Post Graduate Diploma or Certificate
  • Duration: 01 Year  
  • Total Tuition Fee: 32000 AUD
    Annual Cost of Living: 21041 AUD
    Application Fee: N/A
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