Financial planning

Make it your business to be a financial planning expert

Why study financial planning online?

Understand your clients' financial goals, then research the best ways to get them there. Make decisions, solve problems, and provide customer service. Run your own financial planning business, or join a leading financial planning company.

Tackle Australian tax law. Study finance, business accounts and macroeconomics.

Count on a private sector career in stockbroking, funds management, superannuation, insurance, banking or accounting. Be recognised by the Financial Planning Association.

Studying online means that you can upskill while keeping your day job. Enjoy the flexibility of studying online with OUA.


  • Develop and implement financial plans.
  • Understand how to set and meet financial goals.
  • Put together and plan portfolios.


  • Build analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Understand how financial strategies are created.
  • Get insight into managed investments, securities and futures markets.
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We can guide you in your selection from 460+ degrees, and 2,350+ subjects, from leading Australian unis.

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We offer single undergraduate subjects from full degrees without any entry requirements.

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Apply for credit for past study, or your work experience, and finish faster.

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Enrol through us, and graduate with exactly the same university degree as on-campus students.

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Our student advisors can guide you in the right direction and help with your enrolment.

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We’ll help you find the right course for you. Our student advisors are ready to answer your questions.

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During your enrolment, we’ll offer you the option to pay upfront in full, or defer your payment using a student loan. Remember to look into income tax deductions for course fees and study-related expenses.

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We won’t let your hard work go unrecognised. Choose to take a single subject, or combine your work as part of a degree.

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