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Master of Finance Planning
Master of Finance Planning

Master of Finance Planning

  • ID:GU610307
  • Level:Master's Degree
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  • Type:Full-time

Fees (AUD)

  • TuitionFee/Year:$33,500.00
  • LivingFee/Year:$12,000.00
  • InsuranceFee/Year:$609.00
  • TuitionFee/Year:$33,500.00
  • LivingFee/Year:$12,000.00
  • InsuranceFee/Year:$609.00
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Admission Requirements

Entry Requirements

To be eligible for admission to the Master of Financial Planning, a student must:

  • hold any Bachelor degree (or higher) from a recognised University (or another tertiary education institution of equivalent standing) with a minimum GPA of 4.0 (using a 7.0 scale), OR
  • hold a Griffith Graduate Certificate in Financial Planning (or equivalent) with a minimum GPA of 4.0 (using a 7.0 scale). Students with a Griffith Graduate Certificate in Financial Planning will receive 40 credit points of advanced standing.

Students with a related Bachelor degree may be eligible for up to 40 credit points of credit.

Study option

If you do not meet the academic entry criteria, you may be able to study the Masters Qualifying Program (9354) and qualify for entry into this Masters degree.

English Requirements

English language requirements apply to International applicants and other applicants whose previous study was undertaken in a language other than English. The minimum English language requirements for such applicants for entry to this program are as follows:

  • A minimum overall band score of 6.5 on IELTS (Academic) with no sub-score of less than 6.0

  • OR a minimum score of 575 on TOEFL

  • OR an internet-based (iBT) TOEFL score of 79 (no sub-score less than 19)

  • OR no score less than 3+ in each skill of the ISLPR (conducted by ISLPR Language Services only)

  • OR a minimum overall score of 176 (no score less than 169) on C1 Advanced (formerly Cambridge Certificate in Advanced English) or C2 Proficiency (formerly Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English)

  • OR an overall score of 58 in the Pearson Test of English (Academic) with no score less than 50.

English test results must be no more than two years old


Course Information

The Master of Financial Planning provides the high level knowledge and skills required of the  modern financial adviser to start and progress their career. This includes coverage of the practice and theory of financial planning including financial markets, investments, risk management, taxation, retirement and estate planning, and behavioural finance.

You will graduate with a degree accredited under the new standards set out by the Financial Adviser Standards and Ethics Authority (FASEA).

The program has a foundation component (Graduate Certificate) which allows those without a prior degree in financial planning and those looking for a career change to participate. Those with qualifications and experience in the field can also enter the program and progress to the advanced level study.

Griffith University offers a range of flexible delivery modes online. Find out more about our Financial Planning programs.

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Course offering information in program structures is a guide only. Please check the actual offering information in the Course Catalogue.

Program options


  • Pathway 1 (Students who hold a related degree) (see Note 1)

  • Pathway 2 (Students who hold an accredited degree)

  • Pathway 3 (Students admitted with 40CP Advanced Standing) (see Note 2)

  • Pathway 4 (Students admitted with 80CP Advanced Standing) (see Note 3)

Note 1: For students who hold a related degree (or equivalent) and are seeking to meet FASEA Financial Adviser Curriculum requirements.

Note 2: For students with a Graduate Certificate in Financial Planning.

Note 3: For students with a Graduate Diploma of Financial Planning.

All courses in this program are offered on online and some are also offered oncampus. Click the course code to find out more information on where and when the course is offered.

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Career Opportunity

Career Opportunity

Upon completion of the program, career opportunities exist in the financial services industry (namely, banks, funds management and financial planning companies) in various roles including client services officers, authorised representatives, financial advisers and para-planners.

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Overseas Student Health Cover

OSHC: 609 ($) AUD per year

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