Our FASEA-approved*, online Master of Financial Planning is a purpose-built postgraduate degree set at AQF level 9. It’s designed and developed in consultation with industry experts, and combines advanced technical rigour with practical and relevant performance-focused learning outcomes. Due to the specialised nature of the qualification, it offers contemporary teachings in financial advice strategy and theory at the highest level.
You will gain a thorough understanding of:
Note: Once the FASEA curriculum is confirmed, Kaplan Professional will ensure the required elements are incorporated into our FASEA-approved Master of Financial Planning, specifically the FASEA Code of Ethics and Code Monitoring subject.
This qualification is for
Learn the key economic principles and financial market concepts in the context of financial planning, understand the appropriate solutions for clients including those with specialised or complex needs, based on and evidenced by appropriate research and inquiry.
You'll also be able to choose fit-for-purpose strategies in running a successful financial planning practice
Integrate appropriate verbal and written communication, negotiation and client relationship building skills in client integration.
To qualify for the Masters of Financial Planning, you must complete twelve (12) subjects consisting of:
10 Core subjects
2 Elective subjects
You may choose from the financial planning elective subject list or a subject from the Master of Applied Finance.
Advanced Standing is recognition of prior learning (RPL) in terms of your experience and/or studies. When you apply for Advanced Standing, we will assess your prior learning and may award you credit in the course in which you are currently studying in recognition of what you have achieved. The granting of credit results in the reduction of the amount of learning required to achieve your qualification. We recognise various types of prior learning towards Kaplan postgraduate courses:
See link for more info: https://www.kaplanprofessional.edu.au/faqs/postgraduate-advanced-standing/
1. Check entry requirements
Each Kaplan Professional postgraduate qualification has minimum entry requirements. Please ensure you meet the eligibility requirements required to enrol.
In order to complete your studies with Kaplan Professional, you are assumed to have the following skills and access relating to technology.
2. Check for possible exemptions
You may be able to obtain advanced standing for Kaplan Professional subject based on your previous study, professional membership status and work experience.
3. Choose a subject
All financial planning subjects are available every study period. Check the subject outline to understand the hours of commitment and prerequisites.
Make sure you check the assessment timetable to ensure you are available to sit the assessment pieces.
You only pay fees for subject(s) in which you enrol each study period. Check the fee schedule for more information about fees.
You can enrol now and supply documentation to support your application for enrolment at a later date, within three weeks of your initial enrolment into the qualification. On enrolment, new postgraduate students will be required to post an original certified copy of their previous studies. If you are paying by cheque, utilising a deferral or have a preferred client code you will need to download a copy of our paper-based enrolment form.
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