Master of Financial Planning
Course details last updated on the register on 12/08/2011
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Course Name
Master of Financial Planning
Course Information
Please confirm via transcript the specialist knowledge areas achieved. The following mapping is provided to identify the RG146 compliance gained from completion of individual units: Generic Knowledge: MAF707, MAF709 & MAF765, Margin Lending: MAF707, MAF709 & MAF765, Superannuation: MAF707, MAF708, MAF709 & MAF765, , Financial Planning: MAF707, MAF709 & MAF765, Securities: MAF707, MAF709 & MAF765, Derivatives: MAF707, MAF709 & MAF7655 Managed Investments: MAF707, MAF709 & MAF765, SMSF: MAF707, MAF709 & MAF765 General Insurance: MAF709 & MAF765 Insurance Broking: MAF709 Foreign Exchange MAF709 & MAF765 FHSA: MAF707, MAF709 & MAF765, Deposit Products: MAF709 & MAF765, Skills: MAF707, MAF709 & MAF765, Life Insurance: MAF707, MAF709 & MAF765. Please note: some unit may have pre-requisite requirements.
Award Given at Completion
Specialist Knowledge
Financial Planning, Securities, Derivatives, Managed Investments, Superannuation, Self Managed Superannuation Funds, General Insurance, Life Insurance, Insurance Broking, Deposit Products and Non-Cash Payments, Generic Knowledge, Skills, Foreign Exchange, Miscellaneous Financial Risk Products, Margin Lending Facility
Where Course Delivered
All of Australia, Melbourne, VIC regional
Delivery Method
Computer-based, Distance, Onsite training room, Face-to-face
Assessment Type
Examination - open book, Case study, Other - Simulation, Preparation of SOA
Start Date
Duration/Total Hours
148  Delivery for each Unit is 3hrs per week avg 11 week semester
Approximate Cost
$2,572.00  Cost is per subject. International student fees vary
This course was offered as at 24 September 2012
Associate Professor Bruce Clayton
Phone Number
(03) 5227 1420
Fax Number
(03) 5227 2151
Email Address
MAF707 Investments and Portfolio Management
1. Financial markets 2. Managed funds industry in Australia and managed investments 3. Portfolio theory and asset pricing models 4. Stock selection 5. Equities and equity derivatives 6. The fixed income class 7. Property investment 8. International investment environment

MAF709 - Financial Planning Development
1. Developing a financial plan 2. Salary packaging 3. Gearing 4. Tax structures 5. Investment research online 6. Risk Management 7. Retirement income streams 8. Estate planning strategies 9. Family breakdown issues in financial planning 10. Financial planning

MAF765 - Introduction to Financial Planning
1. Introduction to Financial Planning 2. Financial Planning Environment 3. Fundamentals of Investing 4. Investing in Shares and Bonds 5. Investing in Managed Funds 6. Taxation Overview 7. Risk management and insurance 8. Superannuation and Retirement 9. Social security and Estate Planning

MAF708 - Retirement Income Streams
1. Overview of the Superannuation Environment 2. Financial modelling in superannuation 3. Laws governing superannuation 4. Contributions 5. Taxation of superannuation 6. Investment 7. Small superannuation funds 8. Withdrawing funds from a superannuation environment 9. Retirement income streams 10. Superannuation and social security.

Deakin University- Faculty of Business & Law
Associate Professor Bruce Clayton
Phone Number
(03) 5227 1420
Fax Number
(03) 5227 2151
Email Address

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