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


2020 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)

 

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) 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 Campus13461335
Accounting for Management Decisions12ACCT2127City Campus27702721
Global Business and Social Technology: A Case Study Approach12YesISYS1028City Campus15061493
Business and Government in the Global Context12BUSM3886City Campus13671357
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 Campus3862
Professional Ethics12BAFI3242City Campus3863
Behavioural Financial Advice12BAFI3245City Campus3864
Business and Corporations Law12LAW2480City Campus34463446
 
AND

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Year Two

Please note: 

The following 3 courses from Stage C and the Capstone course from Stage D are not available in 2020 so are not displayed in the table below. These courses will commence in 2021

 

Stage C

Stage D

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

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Taxation Law and Practice12YesLAW2471City Campus34483448
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

There are currently no classes scheduled to satisfy this requirement.
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.

 

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.

Credit pathways between RMIT University programs enable you upon graduating from an RMIT University qualification to apply for advanced standing in a higher level qualification. The current credit pathways for College of Business programs can be found at http://bit.ly/RMIT-Bus-Credit. These are subject to change.

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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