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PROGRAM OVERVIEW

The Graduate Certificate in Financial Planning is a half-year course and forms the first semester of the Graduate Diploma and Master of Financial Planning.

DURATION

0.5 years full-time or 1 year part-time

International students are required to maintain a full-time study load on campus basis

DELIVERY SITE

South Eveleigh NSW

APPLICATION DATE

Refer to key dates

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

  • An Australian bachelor's degree (or equivalent qualification, including an overseas qualification), OR
  • Completion of IMC's Postgraduate Preparation Program
  • Five years' relevant work experience.

Find out if your overseas qualification is recognised and meets the Entry Requirements.

CREDIT ARRANGEMENT

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) is available and will be assessed in accordance with IMC's RPL policy and procedure. Please refer to the Application for Recognition of Prior Learning and the RPL policy and procedure for further details.

COURSE STRUCTURE

The course structure consists of one semester of 12 weeks’ duration followed by an exam period. Four units each semester is a standard full-time workload. To qualify for the award of Graduate Certificate in Financial Planning, a candidate must complete four units (16 credit points)

Term 1 Core Subjects

Exit with a Graduate Certificate in Financial Planning


There are no elective units offered as part of this course.

ASSESSMENT METHODS

Assessment methods are designed to encourage learning, provide feedback and measure achievement of unit learning outcomes. Forms of assessment vary among units and include research reports, projects, essays, group work, presentations, problem solving and case studies as well as tests, quizzes and examinations. Students may be required to complete assessment tasks alone or in groups to encourage development of generic skills. Assessments generally require a written submission but may include an oral presentation. In capstone units, assessments may include industry engagement and an extensive report.

PATHWAY TO EMPLOYMENT / FURTHER LEARNING