Bachelor of Business


Bachelor of Business (Financial Planning)

Financial planners apply a range of financial instruments to manage money today in order to maximise wealth and opportunity in the years to come.

Undertaking a major in Financial Planning provides a strong practical and theoretical grounding in the competencies required to pursue a professional financial planning qualification.


BBus (Financial Planning) Structure

The Financial Planning major comprises 8 financial planning units, 6 core supporting business units, 3 research-oriented units, 3 core Christian Studies units and 4 general electives.

Each unit is worth 3 credit points for a total of 72 credit points. 


Core Financial Planning (7 units)

  • AC218 Taxation
  • FN201 Principles of Finance
  • FN210 Fundamentals of Financial Planning
  • FN225 Financial Analysis
  • FN315 Retirement, Superannuation and Estate Planning
  • FN320 Portfolio Management
  • FN325 Financial Behaviour and Advice


Financial Planning Electives (choose 1 unit)

  • FN310 Corporate Finance
  • FN342 Microfinance
  • FN362 Islamic Finance and Banking
  • MA220 Univariate Statistical Analysis


Core Supporting Business (6 units)

  • AC101 Principles of Financial Accounting
  • EC101 Introduction to Microeconomics
  • EC205 Mathematics for Economics and Business
  • LW101 Introduction to Law
  • MK101 Principles of Marketing
  • MN101 Principles of Management


Core Research (3 units)

  • RS191 Academic and Professional Communication
  • RS292 Research Methods
  • RS393 Research Project (Financial Planning)


Core Christian Studies (3 units)

  • CS100 Introduction to Christianity
  • CS200 Survey of the Bible
  • CS300 Christianity as a Worldview


General Electives (4 units)

  • May be selected from any academic discipline at Sheridan, as long as the relevant prerequisites for the unit have been met.


To offer higher education to those who are seeking to live an extraordinary life.



Graduate Attributes

Lovers of Truth, Innovative Thinkers, and Effective Communicators




We believe learning can have a transformational effect on the person's own nature.




College Registration

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ABN: 22 506 508 071



Sheridan College and Sheridan Research Institute are located at
18/7 Aberdeen St, Perth, in the Piccadilly Square West building.

For students, it conveniently places Sheridan College next door to McIver Train Station and a 9-minute walk from Perth Train Station. 10 parking bays will also be available for the exclusive use of staff and students, and the Aberdeen St entrance to the Newcastle St Carpark is across the road.

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