Master of Financial Planning

Griffith University

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00233E

This program will be available for commencing students in 2020.From 2021, commencing students are referred to the Master of Financial Planning (5686).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. 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. This two year program includes work placements and research projects. Griffith University offers a range of flexible delivery modes including on campus and online. Find out more about our Financial Planning programs.


  • Applied Financial Planning
  • Applied Taxation
  • Behavioural Finance and Wealth Management
  • Case Studies in Financial Planning
  • Ethics and Professionalism
  • Financial Markets
  • Financial Planning Fundamentals
  • Income Tax Law
  • Investments
  • Listed electives and/or Free-choice electives
  • Personal Risk Management
  • Principles of Business and Corporations Law
  • Professionalism in Financial Services
  • Retirement and Estate Planning

Standard entry requirements

Any Bachelor degree or higher


Griffith University grants credit and recognition of prior learning which may relate to prior formal learning or prior informal and non-formal learning. For more information, please visit the following website: Credit transfer Griffith's innovative Credit Precedent Database allows you to find out what credit decisions have been made in the past. These precedents will give you an idea of what you can expect. View credit precedents for this program

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