In a nutshell
Kick-start a rewarding career in financial planning and earn credit towards a Master’s degree with this accelerated online Graduate Certificate in Financial Planning from Griffith.
In this degree, you’ll build the solid foundation of sustainable financial management skills needed to advise individuals and small businesses on how to manage and grow their wealth. You’ll study risk management, financial markets and income tax law, giving you a comprehensive understanding of the context in which financial planning operates, and the practical skills necessary to best advise clients.
Completed 100% online and part-time, this degree can have you qualified in less than a year, and offers you the flexibility you need to study while you work. You’ll also enjoy the benefits of interactive digital spaces to connect you with other students and facilitate your learning.
This degree leads into a Master of Financial Planning, which is also available online through Griffith University.
What you’ll need
To be eligible to study this degree, applicants must meet the following entry requirements:
- Minimum of five years’ equivalent full-time relevant work experience and evidence of formal or informal training in financial services.
Depending on the nature of your previous experience, you may be eligible to receive credit towards your degree for previous studies in a related area.
In this finance degree, the courses you will study are:
- Financial Planning Fundamentals
- Financial Markets
- Income Tax Law
- Personal Risk Management
Why Griffith University?
Considered a pioneer in tertiary education since starting in 1975, Griffith University has since become one of Australia’s leading online education providers, and have ranked in the top 3% of universities from around the world.
Since entering the realm of online education over 20 years ago, the globally recognised institution has reinvented the way thousands of students learn with their accelerated online courses. Griffith University offers innovative teaching methods to get you qualified sooner in finance, law, business, marketing and more.
Griffith University offers each accelerated online student a dedicated advisor who will support you throughout your entire educational journey. Your advisor will be available for guidance or to respond to any queries via email, Skype or telephone. As a Griffith University accelerated online student, you'll also be able to access services including career development, counselling and disability support.
Meet loads of like-minded students via Griffith's interactive digital learning community, and receive technical assistance whenever you need it with 24/7 support.