Specialisation

Major - Financial Planning

Western Sydney University Major Code: MT2037.1

Status: CURRENT
This version of the specialisation is available to new and continuing students.


Related Courses

2783.3 Bachelor of Accounting

The Financial Planning specialisation is available in the Bachelor of Accounting. The specialised units in this specialisation analyse contemporary issues relevant to financial planning using case studies and discussion. Completion of this major meets the profession’s RG146 generic knowledge requirements, specialist knowledge requirements and skills requirements as they currently stand. Whilst it is not compulsory to complete the Taxation specialisation, students are encouraged to complete the Taxation specialisation which qualifies them to provide tax advice and to meet the accreditation requirements of the Financial Planning Association in Australia (FPA). Details regarding these requirements can be found on the course 2783 Bachelor of Accounting page.


Location

Campus Mode Specialisation Advice
Parramatta City Campus-Macquarie Street Internal Course Advice

Major Structure

Qualification for the major requires the successful completion of the eight units (80 credit points) below. The first four units listed are core units in 2783 Bachelor of Accounting. Students who select this major will have three electives remaining in their course.

200909 Enterprise Law
200627 Financial Planning
200271 Financial Services Law
200272 Insurance Advising - Theory and Practice
200183 Law of Business Organisations
200265 Personal Asset Management
200899 Retirement and Succession Planning
200187 Taxation Law

Recommended Sequence

Full-time

Year 1

Autumn session

200972 Accounting in Context
200909 Enterprise Law
200525 Principles of Economics

Choose one of

200052 Introduction to Economic Methods
200032 Statistics for Business

Spring session

200111 Financial Accounting Applications
200488 Corporate Financial Management
200183 Law of Business Organisations
200272 Insurance Advising - Theory and Practice

Year 2

Autumn session

200116 Management Accounting Fundamentals
200973 Techniques in Financial Accounting
200187 Taxation Law
200265 Personal Asset Management

Spring session

200108 Contemporary Management Accounting
200974 Accounting Standards and Governance
200899 Retirement and Succession Planning
200534 Accounting Information Systems

Year 3

Autumn session

200109 Corporate Accounting Systems
200627 Financial Planning
200271 Financial Services Law

And one elective

Spring session

200118 The Accountant as a Consultant
200535 Auditing and Assurance Services

And two electives

Part-time

Year 1

Autumn session

200972 Accounting in Context
200909 Enterprise Law

Spring session

200525 Principles of Economics

Choose one of

200032 Statistics for Business
200052 Introduction to Economic Methods

Year 2

Autumn session

200111 Financial Accounting Applications
200488 Corporate Financial Management

Spring session

200116 Management Accounting Fundamentals
200183 Law of Business Organisations

Year 3

Autumn session

200973 Techniques in Financial Accounting
200108 Contemporary Management Accounting

Spring session

200187 Taxation Law
200272 Insurance Advising - Theory and Practice

Year 4

Autumn session

200534 Accounting Information Systems
200265 Personal Asset Management

Spring session

200899 Retirement and Succession Planning
200974 Accounting Standards and Governance

Year 5

Autumn session

200109 Corporate Accounting Systems

And one elective

Spring session

200535 Auditing and Assurance Services

And one elective

Year 6

Autumn session

200627 Financial Planning
200271 Financial Services Law

Spring session

200118 The Accountant as a Consultant

And one elective

Sub-major Elective Spaces

Elective units may be used toward obtaining an additional approved sub-major (40 credit points).

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