36 months
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With a Bachelor of Commerce (Financial Planning) from University of Canberra you’ll gain a solid grounding of critical concepts and issues in commerce while studying the specifics of the financial planning industry.

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The course is delivered using a practical focus and you’ll 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.

You’ll engage in a range of authentic, Work Integrated Learning (WIL) opportunities to help improve your professional practice and will graduate work-ready, with the skills and ambition to progress your career or study plans to the next level.

Study a Bachelor of Commerce (Financial Planning) from University of Canberra and you will:

  • evaluate the concepts and theories acquired in financial planning
  • exercise critical thinking skills when dealing with ambiguous and incomplete information
  • identify and obtain relevant information for decision making and providing advice to stakeholders from a variety of backgrounds
  • utilise discipline-specific technologies to analyse complex problems in a variety of contexts
  • communicate a clear, coherent and independent exposition of knowledge and ideas to a variety of stakeholders, addressing a diverse range of business/commerce problems
  • develop the capacity to exercise initiative and professional judgement in an ethically and socially responsible manner.

Career opportunities

  • Financial planner
  • Client service officer
  • Paraplanner
  • Financial analyst
  • Wealth manager
  • Financial adviser
  • Financial consultant

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Business Decision Making 
  • Professional Orientation (Commerce) 
  • Quantitative Methods in Commerce 
  • Professional Evidence (Commerce) 
  • Business Finance

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines


72 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

Admission to this course is based on an entrance rank. A rank can be achieved by the following means:

  • Year 12 ATAR
  • other Australian Qualification
  • work experience
  • overseas qualification
CRICOS Code: 095929J

Living costs for Canberra

1425 - 2504 AUD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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