Sorry, this program is not available for local students.
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Sorry, this program is not available for international students intending to study on a student visa.
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Develop skills in client service, financial planning, retail financial services, and compliance advisory services as you prepare for a career in financial services and money management.
Most of your classes will be held in RMIT's Swanston Academic Building which features innovative learning spaces interspersed with retail and social spaces resulting in a stimulating environment for students..
RMIT offers a variety of learning and teaching approaches including lectures, seminars, workshops, presentations and group discussions.
Through RMIT University’s online learning portal, myRMIT, you will be able to view online resources and learning activities created by lecturers, access course materials via Blackboard, collaborate with lecturers and fellow students, and access your student email account. Educational software, the Learning Hub, resources and printers are accessible on campus via the RMIT wireless network using your own laptop, tablet or smart phone or via computer facilities on-campus. You will be able to access the same software from home using myDesktop.
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Ongoing assessment throughout the semester includes oral presentations, group projects, tests and practical assignments including case study analysis and scenarios.
Assessment tasks in the diploma are designed to simulate a workplace environment and require you to demonstrate that you can apply the skills and knowledge learned in the classroom within specific organisational contexts.
In addition to the expertise provided by the College of Business
RMIT University is committed to providing you with an education that strongly links formal learning with professional or vocational practice.
The program meets vocational needs of employers in financial institutions and related industries.
As a financial services professional, you can work for a broad range of organisations that deal with the management of money including banks, credit card companies, insurance companies, consumer finance companies, stock brokerages and investment funds.
Careers exist in finance and financial planning services in the wholesale and retail sector including:
- mortgage and finance broking
- funds management
- retirement planning.
Typical roles include financial planner, superannuation advisor, life insurance advisor, managed funds advisor and paraplanner.
Full-time students can gain credit towards their program by doing a 1 semester or 1 year international exchange program at a partner institution.
A limited number of exchange scholarships are available each year.