About Graduate Certificate in Financial Planning at UNSW
UNSW Graduate Certificate in Financial Planning is a qualification from UNSW Business School, which currently ranks in the top 20 worldwide for Accounting and Finance. Within one year this qualification, you’ll broaden your career opportunities with financial service skills and knowledge sought by leading employers.
You’ll learn how to build trusted relationships and provide sound financial advice. Choose topics to meet specific career goals in financial markets, investments, insurance and more. There’s also the opportunity for professional accreditation.
You can study around your work/life commitments in a combination of online and face-to-face classes. Upon graduation, you’ll be able to progress your career in the financial planning industry and/or continue to a higher level of study.
Choose courses that meet your career goals from an industry-relevant selection of topics that cover funds management, risk management, retirement planning and superannuation. You’ll study four subjects: at least two are compulsory, and you can customise your degree with up to two electives.
The compulsory courses include personal financial planning and management, risk and insurance, and estate planning, succession and asset protection. The electives include behavioural finance and principles of Australian taxation law. The compulsory courses (and some of the electives) in this program are approved by the Financial Adviser Standards and Ethics Authority (FASEA).