Graduate Diploma of Financial Planning

Australian Catholic University (ACU)

The Graduate Diploma in Financial Planning allows students to specialise in the area of personal financial planning. Students will be able to advance their career through a postgraduate award that leads to enhanced professional recognition and marketability.

Course Fee:

Australian: $25,808
International: $27,960

Entry Requirements:

Bachelor Degree in any discipline; or at least 5 years' industry experience in a relevant role.


80 Credit Points.

Subjects you can Study:

Finance; Financial planning

Study Pathways:

Students completing the Graduate Diploma in Financial Planning may be eligible to pursue extended study in the area of finance or financial planning in the Master of Finance.

Accepts International Students:


Provider CRICOS: 00004G

Related Careers:

Financial Planner,
Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
North Sydney (MacKillop) No info No Full time 1 year
North Sydney (MacKillop) No info No Part time 2 years
Australian Catholic University (ACU) commenced operation on 1 January 1991. The University has seven campuses in Adelaide, Ballarat, Brisbane, Canberra, Melbourne, and Sydney (2 campuses) and teaches courses throughout Australia and overseas. The University was formed by the amalgamation of four Catholic institutions of higher education in eastern Australia, and is incorporated as a company limited by guarantee (Australian Catholic University Ltd).

ACU is a public university open to all, a Table A listed higher education provider under the Higher Education Support Act 2003, and a member of the Association of Commonwealth Universities, and the International Federation of Catholic Universities. The University is a member of Universities Australia (formerly the Australian Vice-Chancellors' Committee).

The three foundation Faculties are Arts and Sciences, Education, and Health Sciences. The Faculty of Theology and Philosophy commenced operation on 1 January 2009 and the Faculty of Business commenced operation on 1 January 2010.

ACU graduates are high achievers and enjoy one of the best rates of employment in Australia. ACU students undertake work experience throughout their studies, with many students finding jobs using their professional skills even before they have graduated.

ACU's small friendly campuses, small class sizes (student to teacher ratio of 18.5:1), easy access to teaching staff and outstanding student support services allows students to achieve their full potential.

Provider CRICOS: 00004G

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