About Graduate Diploma in Financial Planning at UNSW
UNSW Graduate Diploma in Financial Planning is a one-year degree with UNSW Business School, which currently ranks in the top 20 worldwide for Accounting and Finance. This diploma is Financial Adviser Standards and Ethics Authority (FASEA) accredited, offering professional recognition and comprehensive financial service knowledge to advance your career.
You can study around your work/life commitments in a combination of online learning and face-to-face classes. You’ll gain specialised knowledge in financial services, investments, insurance and more while developing awareness of ethical and professional conduct. Strengthen your career potential with relevant industry knowledge, an improved ability to build trusted relationships and the confidence to provide reliable financial advice through effective problem solving and decision making.
You can choose courses that meet your career goals from an industry-relevant selection of topics including funds management, risk management, retirement and estate planning and superannuation.
You’ll study six subjects: four compulsory, and two electives that build on the areas that interest you most. The compulsory topics include personal financial planning and management, risk and insurance, estate planning, succession and asset protection.
Depending on your goals, you can choose electives from topics including behavioural finance, financial technology (FinTech), principles of Australian taxation law and more.