Graduate Diploma in Personal Financial Planning

Ara Institute of Canterbury Ltd

Subject area

Banking and Finance

Duration

1

1 Year

Total student fees

$6,592

over 1 Year - details

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About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

The aim of the Graduate Diploma is to enable graduates with an undergraduate degree, to gain applied specialised knowledge and experience in their chosen field of business. Graduates will have sound knowledge of the dynamic and changing environment in which managers operate both nationally and internationally. This will enable students to apply discipline specific knowledge at both operational and strategic levels in their chosen industry.

Key Information for Students

Entry Requirements

Minimum requirements

Academic A bachelor's degree in any field excluding Personal Financial Planning. Alternative Level 6 or 7 Diploma and relevant work and/or life experience (equivalent to a Bachelor's degree) or Evidence of equivalent practical, professional or educational experience eg 3 - 5 years full time work experience [relevant to business studies]. English If English is not your first language you are also required to provide evidence of your English language skills as listed below. Refer also to the Acceptable Alternatives Chart which includes credits in English-rich subjects from New Zealand educational institutions. If you have no evidence of your English language skills and are a New Zealand citizen or permanent resident, contact us for an assessment.

Detailed requirements

See provider website for more details about entry to this qualification.


Duration

1 Year


Tuition Fees

Annual Total qualification
Student fees
(what you pay)
$6,592 $6,592
Government tuition subsidy
(what the government pays)
$6,295 $6,295
Total $12,887 $12,887

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A Compulsory Student Services Fee may be charged, see your provider for details.


Student Success

N/A


National Graduate Outcomes

Outcomes for students who completed qualifications at the same level and in the same subject area, three years after completion:

Median earnings $61,203
Earnings range $48,010 - $69,150
In employment 73%
In further study 18%
On a benefit N/A

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Scholarship information

Examples of related scholarships

Reserve Bank of New Zealand Māori and Pacific Islands' Scholarship

Provided by:

Reserve Bank of New Zealand - Human Resources Adviser

Website:

http://www.rbnz.govt.nz/grads/scholarships

Value:

$1,500 in first year, increasing to $2,500 in second year and to $3,500 in the final year of study.

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Reserve Bank of New Zealand University Scholarships

Provided by:

Reserve Bank of New Zealand - Human Resources Adviser

Website:

http://www.rbnz.govt.nz/grads/scholarships

Value:

$10,000 each

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This information comes from Generosity New Zealand. For more scholarships, search their givME database (formerly called BreakOut) via your college, university or local library website.

Contact details

Main Campus Office

Free phone: 0800 242 476
Phone: (0800) 24 24 76
Fax: (03) 366 6544
Email: info@ara.ac.nz
Web: http://www.ara.ac.nz

Please contact the provider for details of where this qualification is offered.

Where does this information come from?

The Key Information for Students data is compiled by the Tertiary Education Commission based on information provided by tertiary education providers and the Ministry of Education. Remember to check the provider’s website for further details.

The MyQ data is compiled by the Tertiary Education Commission based on responses to the MyQ survey provided by recent graduates of this qualification.

NZQA supplies all other information based on material from the provider.

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