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Estate Planning

Undergraduate | GRF-AFE329 | 2024

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Enrol by
7 July 2024
Entry requirements
Part of a degree
14 weeks
Start dates
15 July 2024

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Estate Planning

About this subject

  • After successfully completing this subject you should be able to:

    1. Explain the law underpinning estate planning, including: the formation and operation of Wills, Estate Administration, Asset Ownership, Powers of Attorney, Guardianship, Family Law, Taxation Law and Trust Law;
    2. Describe the estate planning process for financial advisers, and the role of other professional service providers;
    3. Describe and evaluate the use of asset protection, taxation, philanthropy and business succession strategies in estate planning; and
    4. Apply your technical knowledge and professional skills (problem solving, analytical and written communication) to provide estate law and financial planning advice, and to develop an estate plan

Entry requirements

Part of a degree

To enrol in this subject you must be accepted into one of the following degrees:


  • GRF-AFA-DEG-2024 - Bachelor of Applied Financial Advice

Prior study

You must have successfully completed the following subject(s) before starting this subject:

To help set you up for success before you start this subject, we suggest completing or having equivalent knowledge in:

Additional requirements

  • Equipment requirements - Audio/Video equipment

Study load

0.125 EFTSL
This is in the range of 10 to 12 hours of study each week.

Equivalent full time study load (EFTSL) is one way to calculate your study load. One (1.0) EFTSL is equivalent to a full-time study load for one year.

Find out more information on Commonwealth Loans to understand what this means to your eligibility for financial support.

Related degrees

Once you’ve completed this subject it can be credited towards one of the following courses

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Bachelor of Applied Financial Advice

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