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What will I learn?

Financial planners help people manage their financial affairs and plan their futures. They have a deep understanding of finance, relevant sections of the law, high ethical standards and excellent people skills.

In this double major, you will gain a broad knowledge of investments required to provide financial advice.

Your learning will address subjects in areas, including financial principles, financial instruments, markets, tax law, corporate finance, portfolio management, estate planning, ethics and compliance. You will also learn about the psychology behind people’s financial decisions and behaviours.

Professional recognition

Financial Adviser Standards and Ethics Authority.

You may be eligible for membership of the Association of Financial Advisers, CFA Institute, Economic Society of Australia (WA branch), Financial Planning Association of Australia, Financial Services Institute of Australasia, and the Women in Finance Network.

Career information

  • Budget analyst
  • Corporate finance analyst
  • Financial manager
  • Financial planner

Which department am I in?

Faculty of Business and Law

CRICOS

013905G

Study options

Full Time (3 years)

Tuition fees
A$29,200.00 (US$ 21,801) per year
Total indicative course fee: AUD $87,300

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

Expected March, July 2022

Venue

Dubai Campus

Curtin University,

Block 11, 4th floor, Dubai International Academic City,

345031, DUBAI, UAE

Full Time (3 years)

Tuition fees
A$29,200.00 (US$ 21,801) per year
Total indicative course fee: AUD $87,300

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

Expected March, July 2022

Venue

Curtin Singapore

90 and 92 Jalan Rajah,

329162, Singapore, Singapore

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Students from different countries should have qualifications equivalent to Australian Year 12. English Language Requirements: IELTS (International English Language Testing System) - Listening, Reading, Writing, and Speaking - 6.0; Overall band score 6.5; TOEFL Score: 79 (overall); Reading 13; Listening 13; Speaking 18; Writing 21; Pearson Test of English - Academic (PTE-A) - Reading, Listening, Speaking, Writing - 58; Overall band score – 50; C1 Advanced (CAE) - 176 in Reading, Writing, Listening and Speaking; Overall score 169; C2 Proficiency (CPE) - 190 in Reading, Writing, Listening and Speaking; Overall score 176. Better in 12th grade and a combined score of at least 1090 out of 1600 in the Evidence-based Reading and Writing and Math in the SAT from the same sitting, with a minimum of 510 in Evidence-based Reading and Writing and 500 in Math component or a composite score of 24.

For international students

Students from different countries should have qualifications equivalent to Australian Year 12 and a scaled mark of at least 50 in English, Literature, or English as an Additional Language or Dialect.

IELTS (International English Language Testing System) - Listening, Reading, Writing, and Speaking - 6.0; Overall band score 6.0; TOEFL Score: 79 (overall); Reading 13; Listening 13; Speaking 18; Writing 21; Pearson Test of English - Listening, Reading, Writing, and Speaking - 50; Overall band score 58; TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) and PBT (Paper Based Test) - 570 and 4.5 in TWE; C1 Advanced Formerly known as Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE) 176 with 169 in Reading, Writing, Listening and Speaking. C2 Proficiency Formerly known as Cambridge English: Proficiency (CPE) 190 with 176 in Reading, Writing, Listening and Speaking.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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