Sheridan's Financial Planning major may be taken on either a full-time or part-time basis and is open to both domestic and international students.

Please note that this major is not professionally accredited. Graduates would need to pursue subsequent professional accredited Financial Planning studies at postgraduate level to be eligible to register as a professional Financial Planner in Australia.

Indicative Course Plan (Full-time student)

Year 1 Semester 1
EC101 Introduction to Microeconomics
LW101 Introduction to Law
MN101 Principles of Management
RS191 Academic and Professional Communication

Year 1 Semester 2
AC101 Principles of Accounting
CS100 Introduction to Christianity
MK101 Principles of Marketing
+1 Minor / General Elective

Year 2 Semester 1
EC205 Mathematics for Economics and Business
FN201 Principles of Finance
+1 Minor / General Elective
+1 Minor / General Elective

Year 2 Semester 2
CS200 Survey of the Bible
FN210 Fundamentals of Personal Financial Planning
FN225 Financial Analysis
RS292 Introduction to Research Methods

Year 3 Semester 1
CS300 Christianity as a Worldview
FN315 Retirement, Superannuation and Estate Planning
FN320 Portfolio Management
RS394 Research Project

Year 3 Semester 2
AC218 Taxation
FN325 Financial Behaviour and Advice
+1 Financial Planning Elective
+1 Minor / General Elective

 

List of available units for the Financial Planning major

Business Core units

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

Financial Planning core units

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

Financial Planning electives

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

Common Core Christian Studies units

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

Common Core Research units

  • RS191 Academic and Professional Communication
  • RS292 Research Methods
  • RS394 Research Project

General electives

  • 4 units chosen from any academic discipline