MC276 - Master of Financial Planning

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RMIT program code: MC276
Plan name: Master of Financial Planning
Plan code: MC276
Campus: City Campus
Credit points per semester:
Full time: 48
Part time: 24

Contact details and related links


2021 Enrolment Program Structure

To graduate you must complete the following: All courses listed may not be available each semester.

  Year One
 
AND  Year Two
 

The Master of Financial Planning requires completion of 192 credit points (CP) of study, comprising of the following:

  • 4 Business Enabling courses (48 CP) 
  • 9 Compulsory courses (108 CP)
  • 3 Flexible University Postgraduate electives courses (36 CP)

Information about University Postgraduate elective courses is available on the University Electives web page.

 

 

Please note: In response to COVID-19, we have updated our teaching and courses to online enabled delivery at all Australian campuses. Our courses are available online now and will resume face to face when campus reopens without compromising the quality of our education and student outcomes. It will allow students to study online by participating in lectures and tutorials via Canvas to ensure continued learning throughout this period. Where necessary, course assessments have been adjusted to suit this learning format. Students will be supported to make the transition back to campus as soon as feasible (in line with government advice and University COVID-SAFE plans) or where required continue to study remotely.

 

Capstone Courses

Capstone Courses are compulsory courses designed to consolidate the learning undertaken throughout the program and should be taken in your final year/semester of study. Applications for credit transfer or recognition of prior learning will not be accepted for Capstone courses.

 

The capstone course for this program is:

 

 

Course Requisites

For more information about course requisites, please visit the Course Requisites webpage.

 

Accreditation Information

For information regarding external accreditation and industry links related to this program, please click here.

A list of the required courses you must complete in order to benefit from accreditation for the Professional Body related to your program, can be located here.


 

Global Intensives, Student Exchange, and Cross-campus Study

As part of your elective choices, you may want to consider enriching your student experience by undertaking global study and work (offered by the College of Business and Law) as part of your RMIT program. Please visit the Global Study and Work webpage for more information.

International study and work opportunities at RMIT include:

 

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Year One

Please note: do not enrol into the 4 Business Enabling courses as you will receive exemptions for these four courses.
 

Stage A: Complete the following Four (4) Enabling Courses:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Management 1 - Managing People12BUSM1162City Campus13241233
Accounting for Management Decisions12ACCT2127City Campus10541045
Global Business and Social Technology: A Case Study Approach12YesISYS1028City Campus12251099
Business and Government in the Global Context12BUSM3886City Campus13301235
AND

Stage B: Complete the following Four (4) Core Courses:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Financial Planning Regulatory Obligations12BAFI3244City Campus12931071
Professional Ethics12BAFI3242City Campus12921070
Behavioural Financial Advice12BAFI3245City Campus12941072
Business and Corporations Law12LAW2480City Campus13691358
 
AND

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Year Two

Stage C: Complete the following Four (4) Core Courses:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Superannuation and Retirement Income12YesBAFI3240City Campus1295
Taxation Law and Practice12YesLAW2471City Campus12611147
Insurance and Estate Planning12YesBAFI3243City Campus1195
Applications in Financial Planning12YesBAFI3246City Campus1196
AND

Stage D: Complete the following One (1) Core Course:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Critical Analysis in Financial Planning12YesBAFI3241City Campus1197
AND

Select and Complete Three (3) Courses from any:

University Postgrad Elective
 

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Contact details and related links

Program structure enquiries

 

Contact Details

Business Connect via RMIT Connect or Text BC80 to 0477 444 555 to join the queue at Business Connect, Building 80, Level 7, 445 Swanston Street, Melbourne 3000.

 

Enrolment Load

The maximum standard enrolment load per semester is 48 credit points.

 

Overloading
You will only be permitted to overload by a maximum of 12 credit points in the final semester of your program, upon approval from the College.

 

Credit and Pathways

Students who successfully complete the Graduate Certificate in Financial Planning will articulate to the Master of Financial Planning with advanced standing, and will be required to complete eight (8) courses in order to qualify for the degree. Credit and exemptions will be assessed consistent with the principles of the RMIT University Credit Policy. 

Applicants who have completed studies or have partially completed a similar program at another institution (with entry criteria similar to this program) may be accepted with some credits or exemptions being granted towards this program.

If you have previous learning or experience, you can apply for credit or recognition of prior learning towards your RMIT program. Please read the information provided on the Apply for Credit web page.

 

Timetabling

Please go to the Class timetables web page to access timetabling information.

 

Material fees

Some courses and programs have material fees (fees for field trips, goods or services) associated with them. In most cases these charges are not compulsory, but are levied by the teaching school for materials they purchase on your behalf for use in your studies. Go to the Material Fees web page to check the material fees for your program and courses.

Enrolment

For more information about enrolment at RMIT University, please go to the Enrolment home page.

*Semester 1 classes generally commence in February and Semester 2 classes generally commence in July. Please contact your school for more information about specific class start days.

Policies

For more information about other RMIT University policies, please go to the Policies web site.

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