Bachelor of Commerce (Financial Planning)

University of Canberra

With a Bachelor of Commerce (Financial Planning) students will gain a solid grounding of critical concepts and issues in commerce while studying the specifics of the financial planning industry. The course is delivered using a practical focus and students will learn how to undertake a selection of real-world activities, including creating risk management strategies, preparing best-practice Statements of Advice, and helping individuals plan for retirement by developing essential strategies for wealth creation and protection. Students will engage in a range of authentic, Work Integrated Learning (WIL) opportunities to help improve their professional practice and will graduate work-ready, with the skills and ambition to progress their career or study plans to the next level.

Course Fee:

International: $94,500

Entry Requirements:

Year 12 or equivalent. English Language Requirements: An overall Academic IELTS of 6.0 or equivalent, with no band score below 6.0. Assumed Knowledge: It is recommended that students have Mathematics T/Mathematic Applications (ACT) or Mathematics (NSW) and English (major) (ACT) or English Advanced (NSW), or their equivalents.


72 credit points

Subjects you can Study:

Subjects include: Business Decision Making; Professional Orientation (Commerce); Quantitative Methods in Commerce; Professional Practice; Introduction to Management; Introduction to Economics; Business Finance; Business Law; Revenue Law; Introduction to Personal Financial Planning; Superannuation, Retirement and Estate Planning; Investments and Portfolio Analysis; Financial Institutions and Markets; Financial Plans and Risk Management. Students may also choose from a wide range of elective breadth majors.

Study Pathways:

High performing students may be eligible to enrol in the Bachelor of Philosophy (Honours) course.


Accredited by the Financial Planning Association of Australia.

Accepts International Students:


Related Careers:

Financial Planner,
Campus ATAR/OP Adjusted Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Canberra No info Yes Part time 6 years
Canberra No info Yes Full time 3 years
The University of Canberra is located in Australia's national capital. The University provides professionally based undergraduate, postgraduate and research degrees. They engage in applied research to support government, business and the professions regionally, nationally and internationally.

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