Bachelor of Applied Finance (Financial Planning)

 
Qualification:
Bachelor   NRT
Course no:
HE20521V03
Start date:
Mon 20 Feb 2017
 –   St George
 –   Ultimo
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  • Applied Finance (Financial Planning) course details

    Course description and aims

    The Bachelor of Applied Finance (Financial Planning) is a professional degree that will prepare you for employment in the financial planning and funds management industries in Australia. The course has been developed to align to
    industry needs and delivers on global best practice financial planning expectations. As a graduate of this course you will be in a strong position to build and develop relationships with clients, think problems through to provide
    suitable solutions to client concerns, and be equipped with skills for lifelong learning.
    The Bachelor of Applied Finance (Financial Planning) will allow you to develop practical workplace skills combined with a comprehensive knowledge of the financial planning industry. The course covers the legal and regulatory
    environment, finance and investment, professional communication skills, critical thinking and analysis, professional performance, and reflective practice.
    In third year you will undertake an industry internship which will provide you with the opportunity to synthesise and apply your learning in a real workplace situation, as well as establishing valuable professional contacts.
    The Bachelor of Applied Finance (Financial Planning) is designed as a three-year full time or six-year part time course.

    Target Audience:
    School leavers and graduates of Diploma or higher level vocational programs in financial services such as financial planning or accounting.

    Course outcomes and careers

    Financial planner, para-planner, investment advisor, client relationship manager, business investment analyst, financial analyst, institutional banking analyst.

    Articulation

    Credit transfer is offered for identified units from the Diploma of Financial Planning [FNS50610], Diploma of Accounting [FNS50210] or Advanced Diploma of Accounting [FNS60210].

    Entry requirements

    Minimum Eligibility Requirements:
    Applicants are required to hold, at minimum, one of the following to beconsidered eligible for admission:
    - a NSW HSC (Higher School Certificate) or equivalent.
    - a recognised Tertiary Preparation Certificate;
    - a qualification from a Registered Training Organisation at Certificate IV level or above;
    - the completion of at least one year full-time or equivalent in a degree course at a higher education institution.

    Additional Requirements:
    In addition to the minimum eligibility requirements, the following specific entry requirements apply for entry to this program. All applicants are required to:
    - submit a 500 - 600 word essay, and
    - attend an interview, and
    - complete a numeracy test

    Essay Question:
    The application form for admission into this course will specify the essay question you need to answer.

    Interview:
    Applicants who are successful with the application form and essay stages of the application process may be invited to an interview. The interview will give applicants the opportunity to talk about their career plans and will also be used to determine each applicant's suitability for the course and to identify any literacy and numeracy needs.

    Numeracy Test:
    Applicants will be required to sit a short numeracy test at the time of the interview.

    Special Admissions:
    If you do not meet the minimum eligibility requirements for this course, you may be able to apply for entry into this course based on mature age or disadvantage. Talk to admissions staff at the campus you wish to study at if you wish to apply for special admission.

    International Applicants:
    In addition to proof of eligibility and course specific entry requirements, international student applicants whose first language is not English or who have not completed their secondary education in English or who have not completed an Australian educational qualification must demonstrate English proficiency at a minimum IELTS level of 6.5

    Enrol at any location

    St George
    Ultimo
    Full Time
    Course type:
    Bachelor of Applied Finance (Financial Planning)
    Course start:
    Mon 20 Feb 2017
    Course duration:
    3 Years
    Code:
    HE20521V03-17SGR-001
    View details
    About offering:

    You can download a Course Information Brochure which outlines the structure, objectives and assessment requirements for this course at: https://www.tafensw.edu.au/courses/tafe-nsw-degrees/choose-a-degree/bachelor-of-applied-finance-financial-planning

    For further information about this course, and to find out how to apply, please contact the course coordinator Diana Bugarcic 02 9598 6280 or email sydney.degree@tafensw.edu.au

    Indicative timetable:

    Full time attendance is approx 16 hours per week over 6 semesters (3 years). Full time students undertake 4 subjects plus a work placement each semester.

    How to enrol or apply:

    Entry into the Bachelor of Applied Finance (Financial Planning) is by application. You may wish to apply by clicking on ‘Apply Now’ or you can download an application form at https://www.tafensw.edu.au/courses/tafe-nsw-degrees/applying-and-fees

    INFORMATION SESSION

    Attend the following information session to meet with the teaching staff, discuss the course and get more information about enrolment and next steps. Wednesday 30 November 2016 or Wednesday 25 January 2017 at 6.30 pm, St. George campus, Building F, Level 1, Room 1.20, Cnr Princes Hwy and President Ave, Kogarah 2217.

    Fee information:

    Fees are calculated at $1200.00 per subject. Students must successfully complete 24 subjects to obtain this qualification.

    PAYMENT OPTIONS AND ASSISTANCE

    Instalment payment options are available for this course. For more information, see www.sydneytafe.edu.au/courses/fees-and-charges

    Eligible students can apply for a FEE-HELP student loan to allow you to study this course now and pay later. Find out more about FEE-HELP at www.sydneytafe.edu.au/courses/fee-help

    READ BEFORE YOU ENROL

    Fees, payment and refunds: www.sydneytafe.edu.au/courses/fees-and-charges

    Financial assistance: www.sydneytafe.edu.au/courses/financial-assistance

    Find out more about recognition: www.sydneytafe.edu.au/courses/recognition

    Subjects

    NumberSubject nameNominal hours
    BUACD101AAcademic Foundations60
    AFFIN104AFoundations of Accounting60
    BUMGT101AManagement Fundamentals60
    AFFIN101APrinciples of Finance and Investment60
    Full Time
    Course type:
    Bachelor of Applied Finance (Financial Planning)
    Course start:
    Mon 20 Feb 2017
    Course duration:
    3 Years
    Code:
    HE20521V03-17ULT-001
    View details
    About offering:

    You can download a Course Information Brochure which outlines the structure, objectives and assessment requirements for this course at: https://www.tafensw.edu.au/courses/tafe-nsw-degrees/choose-a-degree/bachelor-of-applied-finance-financial-planning

    For further information about this course, and to find out how to apply, please contact the course coordinator Diana Bugarcic 02 9598 6280 or email sydney.degree@tafensw.edu.au

    Indicative timetable:

    Full time attendance is approx 16 hours per week over 6 semesters (3 years). Full time students undertake 4 subjects plus a work placement each semester.

    How to enrol or apply:

    Entry into the Bachelor of Applied Finance (Financial Planning) is by application. You may wish to apply by clicking on ‘Apply Now’ or you can download an application form at https://www.tafensw.edu.au/courses/tafe-nsw-degrees/applying-and-fees

    INFORMATION SESSION

    Attend the following information session to meet with the teaching staff, discuss the course and get more information about enrolment and next steps. Wednesday 30 November 2016 or Wednesday 18 January 2017 at 6.00pm at in Ultimo College, Main Campus, 651-731 Harris Street Ultimo NSW 2007, Building F, first floor, Room 1.20

    Fee information:

    Fees are calculated at $1200.00 per subject. Students must successfully complete 24 subjects to obtain this qualification.

    PAYMENT OPTIONS AND ASSISTANCE

    Instalment payment options are available for this course. For more information, see www.sydneytafe.edu.au/courses/fees-and-charges

    Eligible students can apply for a FEE-HELP student loan to allow you to study this course now and pay later. Find out more about FEE-HELP at www.sydneytafe.edu.au/courses/fee-help

    READ BEFORE YOU ENROL

    Fees, payment and refunds: www.sydneytafe.edu.au/courses/fees-and-charges

    Financial assistance: www.sydneytafe.edu.au/courses/financial-assistance

    Find out more about recognition: www.sydneytafe.edu.au/courses/recognition

    Subjects

    NumberSubject nameNominal hours
    BUACD101AAcademic Foundations60
    AFFIN104AFoundations of Accounting60
    BUMGT101AManagement Fundamentals60
    AFFIN101APrinciples of Finance and Investment60

     

     

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