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The completion of a three-year Australian bachelor’s degree in any field or a master’s degree in any field is required. International students with equivalent qualifications are eligible.
Applicants in the financial services industry without a degree who have extensive (at least five years) relevant experience will be considered. Applicants holding a business-related Australian bachelor or master’s degree may be eligible for exemptions.
IELTS Academic minimum overall score of 6.5 with no individual band less than 6.0.
Recognition of prior learning (RPL) is available and will be assessed in accordance with TOP's RPL Policy. Please refer to the RPL Policy document and the Application for Credit Recognition form for further details.
The course structure consists of four semesters each of 12 week’s duration followed by an exam period. Four units each semester is a standard full-time workload.
To qualify for the award of Master of Financial Planning, a candidate must complete 16 units (96 credit points). All units are core; there are no electives.
TFIN603 Finance Foundations
TFIN604 Financial Markets and Institutions
TFIN605 Financial Planning and Advice
TLAW601 Business and Corporations Law
Exit with a Graduate Certificate in Financial Planning
TFIN608 Ethics and Professionalism
TFIN609 Client Relationship Management
Exit with a Graduate Diploma of Financial Planning
TFIN610 Risk Management and Insurance
TFIN611 Funds Management
TLAW603 Taxation Law
TSTA601 Business Research Methods
TFIN612 Retirement Planning
TFIN613 Estate and Succession Planning
TFIN614 SMSF Law, Strategies and Management
TFIN615 Financial Planning Capstone OR
TRES600 Business Research Project
Exit with a Master of Financial Planning
Progression to second, third and fourth semesters requires completion of prerequisite units