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FASEA approves Degrees offered by University of New South Wales and University of Tasmania

Dec 23, 2020Media Releases

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FASEA has today confirmed the approval of the following degrees:

  1. Bachelor of Commerce majoring in Financial Planning offered by the University of New South Wales from 1st Semester 2021.
  2. Graduate Diploma of Financial Planning offered by the University of Tasmania from 1st semester 2021.

Advisers who complete these courses of study will meet the education standard.

In addition, FASEA approved the Ethics and Professionalism bridging course offered by the University of Tasmania from 1st semester 2021.

FASEA’s review of the courses follows an application from the University. The approvals are recognition of the alignment of the listed courses with FASEA’s required curriculum and standards.

The approved courses will be added to a future Degree, Qualifications and Courses legislative instrument.

The approval of these additional courses builds on the body of courses approved by FASEA and provides additional choice to advisers seeking to meet the education standard,” FASEA Chief Executive Officer Stephen Glenfield said.

FASEA has since 2017 approved a wide range of courses that meet required curriculum standards including 75 Historical Courses, 56 current Bachelor or higher degrees and 35 Bridging courses.

FASEA is committed to continuing to assess any further applications received from Higher Education Providers in respect of courses to meet FASEA’s education standard.

The full list of FASEA approved degrees, Bridging Courses and Graduate Diplomas is available on the FASEA website (link).

The Financial Adviser Standards and Ethics Authority Limited was established in 2017 to set the education, training and ethical standards of financial advisers in Australia.

 

 

The Financial Adviser Standards and Ethics Authority Limited was established in 2017 to set the education, training and ethical standards of financial advisers in Australia.