Bachelor On Campus Online

Business (Financial Planning)

Queensland University of Technology

36 months
31100 AUD/year
14600 AUD/year
Tuition fee
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In this Business (Financial Planning) course at Queensland University of Technology, you will build technical skills to provide effective, holistic solutions to complex and unpredictable financial problems. 



  • Financial planning is a service helping people and businesses to manage their financial affairs and meet their financial goals.
  • Build expertise in the fields of taxation, cash flow modelling, superannuation, insurance and investment planning to suit a diverse range of clients and contexts.
  • Develop superior communication skills to enable you to provide clear, ethical and professional advice to your clients.
  • Business (Financial Planning) at Queensland University of Technology prepares you for a career as a financial planner, financial advisor, investment manager or superannuation adviser.
  • Graduates who complete the financial planning majors will satisfy the education requirements to seek membership of the Financial Planning Association of Australia (FPA).
  • As a student of this degree you can become affiliated with the FPA at no charge gaining valuable access to career development activities and resources of the FPA.
  • Graduates will also be ready to participate in the educational qualifications and standards framework set by the Financial Adviser Standards and Ethics Authority (FASEA) which will be required before being able to provide personal financial planning advice to retail clients.

Why choose this course?

Financial planning profession helps people and businesses to manage their financial affairs and meet their financial goals. Financial planners assist their clients to set their financial goals, prepare financial plans and implement recommendations. They provide advice on: cash flow and liability management; retirement, investment, tax and estate planning; and risk management and insurance planning.

Programme Structure

Financial Planning major units:

  • Personal Financial Planning
  • Taxation Law
  • Finance 1
  • Superannuation and Retirement Planning
  • Financial Services Regulation and Law
  • Insurance, Risk Management and Estate Planning
  • Managing Investments and Client Relationships
  • Financial Plan Construction 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months
  • Part-time
    • 72 months

Start dates & application deadlines


288 alternative credits


On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • CRICOS code: 003491G
  • English, or Literature, or English and Literature Extension, or English as an Additional Language (Units 3 & 4, C)
  • General Mathematics, or Mathematical Methods, or Specialist Mathematics (Units 3 & 4, C)
  • QUT College Diploma in Business graduates will automatically receive an offer to start the Bachelor of Business within three weeks after completion of the diploma. 
  • If you achieve an ATAR or selection rank of 84.00 or higher (including any adjustments) and satisfy all other admission requirements, you are guaranteed an offer for this course.
  • If you enrol in a QTAC offer for one of the following dual TAFE-Qld Brisbane/QUT awards you will automatically receive a QUT conditional offer in June (semester 1 QTAC offer) or October (semester 2 QTAC offer) after your enrolment at TAFE-Qld Greater Brisbane is confirmed.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    31100 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 31100 AUD per year during 36 months.
  • National

    14600 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14600 AUD per year during 36 months.

Living costs for Brisbane

1402 - 2528 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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