Bachelor Of Business (Financial Planning)

Bachelor Of Business (Financial Planning)

Bachelor degree
36 months
Application deadlines: November 15, April 15
Full-time
Intakes: February, July
International tuition: A$31,000
Domestic tuition: A$10,958

Program overview

The University of South Australia Business School is in the top one per cent worldwide and has been awarded an overall five stars for excellence in the QS Stars Ratings 2018. Students will explore how to prepare detailed financial plans which meet legal and regulatory requirements, and develop skills in personal budgeting, superannuation and retirement planning, financial risk management and estate planning. In the final year, students will also develop and present a detailed statement of advice (SOA) – a comprehensive document financial planners provide to clients based on their needs and goals.

Study options

Study options
This program can be done
On campus

Requirements

Applicants are required to meet one of the following criteria with a competitive result, and demonstrate that they fulfil any prerequisite requirements and essential requirements for admission: 1. Recent secondary education. Meet any prerequisite requirements with a minimum grade of C- or equivalent and qualify for the South Australian Certificate of Education (SACE), and achieved a competitive Selection Rank (ATAR), or complete secondary qualifications equivalent to SACE, or complete the International Baccalaureate Diploma with a minimum score of 24 points. Applicants who have not achieved the Selection Rank required for automatic selection may be selected for any remaining places based on the grades of their year 12 subjects. 2. Higher education study: complete or partly complete a recognised higher education program at a recognised higher education institution, or complete at least four Open Universities Australia (OUA) courses at undergraduate level or above. 3. Vocational Education and Training (VET): complete an award from a registered training organisation at Certificate IV or above. 4. Work and life experience: qualify for Special Entry, or complete a UniSA Foundation Studies program or equivalent, or hold completed secondary qualifications equivalent to SACE obtained more than 2 years in the past. In addition, international students who speak English as a foreign language must have obtained one of the following standards within the last two years prior to admission. Possession of one or more of these qualifications, in addition to the academic entry requirements, does not, in itself, guarantee a place at the University of South Australia. Applications are considered on an individual basis and selection is competitive. Where previous study/work experience was conducted in English, the application must be accompanied by certified documentation from the educational institution/employer certifying that the language of instruction/employment was English. English language test: IELTS total 6.0. Notice: each country has extra specific requirements. Students can progress onto year 2 of this program, if they complete One-year Diploma of Business at the Eynesbury college - https://www.eynesbury.navitas.com/programs/one-year-diploma-of-business or Two-stage Diploma of Business at Eynsbury college - https://www.eynesbury.navitas.com/programs/two-stage-diploma-of-business-studies.

Career opportunities

Careers to consider: qualified financial planner or adviser: helping clients to meet short-term and long-term financial goals; assisting with legal and financial documents, financial laws and regulatory requirements; advising on personal investments and security planning, estate planning, tax planning, employee benefits planning and insurance planning. Investment adviser: providing professional financial advice on investment matters including the buying and selling of shares, property and other assets; establishment of trusts; analysing available data and information to provide personal investment recommendations. Insurance broker: providing professional financial advice about insurance matters; advising on levels of insurance cover; managing risk and compensation claims; negotiating with other parties. Estate planner: developing strategies to manage assets during life and post mortem; assisting to prepare valid wills and trusts; administering deceased estates. Superannuation consultant: providing professional financial advice regarding superannuation products and funds to best meet new customer/member needs; educating and engaging members across superannuation related services; offering end-to-end resolutions of complex enquiries.

Campus location

Adelaide , Australia

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