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Subjects for Applied Finance Courses

Kaplan Online Higher Education (KOHE) applied finance subjects are listed in the tables below, along with their availability in 2014. To view a full subject outline, click on the name of the subject. 

Master of Applied Finance

Core Subjects

Tri 1
2014
Tri 2
2014
Winter Session
July 2014
Tri 3
2014

FIN101 Financial Markets and Economic Principles

Green_Tick

Green_Tick

 

Green_Tick

FIN102 Regulation, Ethics and Risk Management

Green_Tick

Green_Tick

Green_Tick

Green_Tick

FIN103 Financial Analysis and Valuation

Green_Tick

Green_Tick

 

Green_Tick

 

Compulsory Subjects

Tri 1
2014
Tri 2
2014
Winter Session
July 2014
Tri 3
2014

FIN201 Quantitative Applications in Finance*

 Green_Tick Green_Tick

*It is recommended that this subject is studied as the final subject in your Masters program.

 

Elective Subjects 

(Choose any 8 subjects (at least 2 from 300 level))

Tri 1
2014

Tri 2
2014

Winter Session
July 2014

Tri 3
2014

FIN202 Fundamentals of Asset Valuation

Green_Tick

Green_Tick

 

Green_Tick

FIN203 Fundamentals of Equity Markets

Green_Tick

 

 

Green_Tick

FIN204 Fundamentals of Risk

Green_Tick

Green_Tick

Green_Tick

Green_Tick

FIN205 Business Valuation

Green_Tick

 

 

Green_Tick

FIN206 Investment Management

Green_Tick

 

 

Green_Tick

FIN215 Asset and Liability Management***

 F  

FIN216 Business Finance and Credit Analysis

F   

FIN219 Operational Risk Management

Green_Tick

 

 

 

FIN221 Structuring and Packaging Financial Products

 F  

FIN223 Funding Sources

   F

FIN231 Technical Analysis

Green_Tick

 

 

Green_Tick

FIN233 Advanced Valuation****

F   

FIN234 Strategic Management

Green_Tick

Green_Tick

 

 

FIN235 Sales and Marketing for Financial Institutions

Green_Tick

 

 

Green_Tick

FIN240 Interest Rate Markets

 

Green_Tick

Green_Tick

Green_Tick

FIN280 Financial Modelling

 

Green_Tick

 

Green_Tick

FIN290 Business Valuation Application

 

 

 

Green_Tick

FIN322 Industrial Equity Analysis

 

Green_Tick

 

 

FIN327 Mining Investment Analysis

 

Green_Tick

 

Green_Tick

FIN328 Real Estate Analysis and Funding

Green_Tick

 

 

 

FIN329 Futures and Options Markets and Trading

Green_Tick

 

 

Green_Tick

FIN330 Mergers and Acquisitions

Green_Tick

Green_Tick

 

 

FIN338 Project Finance

 

Green_Tick

 

 

FIN341 Foreign Exchange Markets

 

Green_Tick

 

 

FIN342 Applied Corporate Finance

 

Green_Tick

 

Green_Tick

FIN343 Market Risk Management

 

Green_Tick

 

 

FIN344 Credit Risk Management

 

 

 

Green_Tick

F = Final trimester offered, for students enrolled before 2014 only
***FIN215 cannot be taken with, or instead of FIN204                                                                                                
****FIN233 cannot be taken with, or instead of FIN205
Kaplan reserves the right to alter subject content as markets dictate, and to withdraw or postpone subjects. 

Please download the transition table to find out more about subject equivalents in the existing and new course.

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Graduate Diploma of Applied Finance

Core Subjects

Tri 1
2014
Tri 2
2014
Winter Session
July 2014
Tri 3
2014

FIN101 Financial Markets and Economic Principles

Green_Tick

Green_Tick

 

Green_Tick

FIN102 Regulation, Ethics and Risk Management

Green_Tick

Green_Tick

Green_Tick

Green_Tick

FIN103 Financial Analysis and Valuation

Green_Tick

Green_Tick

 

Green_Tick

 

Elective Subjects (Choose any 5 subjects)

Tri 1
2014

Tri 2
2014

Winter Session
July 2014

Tri 3
2014

FIN201 Quantitative Applications in Finance

 

Green_Tick

 

Green_Tick

FIN202 Fundamentals of Asset Valuation

Green_Tick

Green_Tick

 

Green_Tick

FIN203 Fundamentals of Equity Markets

Green_Tick

 

 

Green_Tick

FIN204 Fundamentals of Risk

Green_Tick

Green_Tick

Green_Tick

Green_Tick

FIN205 Business Valuation

Green_Tick

 

 

Green_Tick

FIN206 Investment Management

Green_Tick

 

 

Green_Tick

FIN215 Asset and Liability Management**

 F  

FIN216 Business Finance and Credit Analysis

F   

FIN219 Operational Risk Management

Green_Tick

 

 

 

FIN221 Structuring and Packaging Financial Products

 F  

FIN223 Funding Sources

   F

FIN231 Technical Analysis

Green_Tick

 

 

Green_Tick

FIN233 Advanced Valuation***

F   

FIN234 Strategic Management

Green_Tick

Green_Tick

 

 

FIN235 Sales and Marketing for Financial Institutions

Green_Tick

 

 

Green_Tick

FIN240 Interest Rate Markets

 

Green_Tick

Green_Tick

Green_Tick

FIN280 Financial Modelling

 

Green_Tick

 

Green_Tick

FIN290 Business Valuation Application

 

 

 

Green_Tick

FIN322 Industrial Equity Analysis

 

Green_Tick

 

 

FIN327 Mining Investment Analysis

 

Green_Tick

 

Green_Tick

FIN328 Real Estate Analysis and Funding

Green_Tick

 

 

 

FIN329 Futures and Options Markets and Trading

Green_Tick

 

 

Green_Tick

FIN330 Mergers and Acquisitions

Green_Tick

Green_Tick

 

 

FIN338 Project Finance

 

Green_Tick

 

 

FIN341 Foreign Exchange Markets

 

Green_Tick

 

 

FIN342 Applied Corporate Finance

 

Green_Tick

 

Green_Tick

FIN343 Market Risk Management

 

Green_Tick

 

 

FIN344 Credit Risk Management

 

 

 

Green_Tick

F = Final trimester offered, for students enrolled before 2014 only
**FIN215 cannot be taken with, or instead of FIN204
***FIN233 cannot be taken with, or instead of FIN205
Kaplan reserves the right to alter subject content as markets dictate, and to withdraw or postpone subjects. 

Please download the transition table to find out more about subject equivalents in the existing and new course.

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Graduate Certificate in Applied Finance

Core Subjects

Tri 1
2014
Tri 2
2014
Winter Session
July 2014
Tri 3
2014

FIN101 Financial Markets and Economic Principles

Green_Tick

Green_Tick

 

Green_Tick

FIN102 Regulation, Ethics and Risk Management

Green_Tick

Green_Tick

Green_Tick

Green_Tick

FIN103 Financial Analysis and Valuation

Green_Tick

Green_Tick

 

Green_Tick

 

Elective Subjects (Choose any 1 subject)

Tri 1
2014

Tri 2
2014

Winter Session
July 2014

Tri 3
2014

FIN201 Quantitative Applications in Finance

 

Green_Tick

 

Green_Tick

FIN202 Fundamentals of Asset Valuation

Green_Tick

Green_Tick

 

Green_Tick

FIN203 Fundamentals of Equity Markets

Green_Tick

 

 

Green_Tick

FIN204 Fundamentals of Risk

Green_Tick

Green_Tick

Green_Tick

Green_Tick

FIN205 Business Valuation

Green_Tick

 

 

Green_Tick

FIN206 Investment Management

Green_Tick

 

 

Green_Tick

FIN215 Asset and Liability Management**

 F  

FIN216 Business Finance and Credit Analysis

F   

FIN219 Operational Risk Management

Green_Tick

 

 

 

FIN221 Structuring and Packaging Financial Products

 F  

FIN223 Funding Sources

   F

FIN231 Technical Analysis

Green_Tick

 

 

Green_Tick

FIN233 Advanced Valuation***

F   

FIN234 Strategic Management

Green_Tick

Green_Tick

 

 

FIN235 Sales and Marketing for Financial Institutions

Green_Tick

 

 

Green_Tick

FIN240 Interest Rate Markets

 

Green_Tick

Green_Tick

Green_Tick

FIN280 Financial Modelling

 

Green_Tick

 

Green_Tick

FIN290 Business Valuation Application

 

 

 

Green_Tick

FIN322 Industrial Equity Analysis

 

Green_Tick

 

 

FIN327 Mining Investment Analysis

 

Green_Tick

 

Green_Tick

FIN328 Real Estate Analysis and Funding

Green_Tick

 

 

 

FIN329 Futures and Options Markets and Trading

Green_Tick

 

 

Green_Tick

FIN330 Mergers and Acquisitions

Green_Tick

Green_Tick

 

 

FIN338 Project Finance

 

Green_Tick

 

 

FIN341 Foreign Exchange Markets

 

Green_Tick

 

 

FIN342 Applied Corporate Finance

 

Green_Tick

 

Green_Tick

FIN343 Market Risk Management

 

Green_Tick

 

 

FIN344 Credit Risk Management

 

 

 

Green_Tick

F = Final trimester offered, for students enrolled before 2014 only
**FIN215 cannot be taken with, or instead of FIN204
***FIN233 cannot be taken with, or instead of FIN205
Kaplan reserves the right to alter subject content as markets dictate, and to withdraw or postpone subjects. 

Please download the transition table to find out more about subject equivalents in the existing and new course.

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Graduate Certificate in Corporate Finance

Compulsory Subjects

Tri 1
2014
Tri 2
2014
Winter Session
July 2014
Tri 3
2014

FIN101 Financial Markets and Economic Principles

Green_Tick

Green_Tick

 

Green_Tick

FIN103 Financial Analysis and Valuation

Green_Tick

Green_Tick

 

Green_Tick

FIN205 Business Valuation

Green_Tick

 

 

Green_Tick

 

Elective Subjects (Choose 1 subject)

Tri 1
2014

Tri 2
2014

Winter Session
July 2014

Tri 3
2014

FIN202 Fundamentals of Asset Valuation

Green_Tick

Green_Tick

 

Green_Tick

FIN330 Mergers and Acquisitions

Green_Tick

Green_Tick

 

 

FIN342 Applied Corporate Finance

 

Green_Tick

 

Green_Tick

Students who do not have financial modelling skills or knowledge of discounted cash flow should take FIN202 as their elective subject.

Kaplan reserves the right to alter subject content as markets dictate, and to withdraw or postpone subjects.

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Graduate Certificate in Mining Finance

Compulsory Subjects

Tri 1
2014
Tri 2
2014
Winter Session
July 2014
Tri 3
2014

FIN101 Financial Markets and Economic Principles

Green_Tick

Green_Tick

 

Green_Tick

FIN205 Business Valuation

Green_Tick

 

 

Green_Tick

FIN327 Mining Investment Analysis

 

Green_Tick

 

Green_Tick

 

Elective Subjects (Choose 1 subject)

Tri 1
2014

Tri 2
2014

Winter Session
July 2014

Tri 3
2014

FIN202 Fundamentals of Asset Valuation

Green_Tick

Green_Tick

 

Green_Tick

FIN206 Investment Management

Green_Tick

 

 

Green_Tick

FIN329 Futures and Options Markets and Trading

Green_Tick

 

 

Green_Tick

FIN338 Project Finance

 

Green_Tick

  

Students who do not have financial modelling skills or knowledge of discounted cash flow should take FIN202 as their elective subject.

Kaplan reserves the right to alter subject content as markets dictate, and to withdraw or postpone subjects.

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New Zealand Exchange Diploma

Compulsory Subjects

Tri 1
2014
Tri 2
2014
Winter Session
July 2014
Tri 3
2014

405N The New Zealand Stock Market

Green_Tick

Green_Tick

 

Green_Tick

508N Securities Law and Market Regulation in New Zealand

Green_Tick

 

 

Green_Tick

FIN101 Financial Markets and Economic Principles

Green_Tick

Green_Tick

 

Green_Tick

FIN103 Financial Analysis and Valuation

Green_Tick

Green_Tick

 

Green_Tick

 

Elective Subjects (Choose any 2 subjects)

Tri 1
2014
Tri 2
2014
Winter Session
July 2014
Tri 3
2014

FIN202 Fundamentals of Asset Valuation

Green_TickGreen_Tick Green_Tick

FIN206 Investment Management

Green_Tick  Green_Tick

FIN223 Funding Sources

   F

FIN240 Interest Rate Markets

 Green_Tick Green_Tick

FIN322 Industrial Equity Analysis

 Green_Tick  

FIN329 Futures and Options Markets and Trading

Green_Tick  Green_Tick

F = Final trimester offered, for students enrolled before 2014 only
Kaplan reserves the right to alter subject content as markets dictate, and to withdraw or postpone subjects.

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Diploma of Technical Analysis

Compulsory Subjects

Tri 1
2014

Tri 2
2014

Winter Session
July 2014

Tri 3
2014

FIN231 Technical Analysis

Green_Tick

 

 

Green_Tick

FIN331 Specialised Techniques in Technical Analysis

 

Green_Tick

 

 

Kaplan reserves the right to alter subject content as markets dictate, and to withdraw or postpone subjects.

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Please download the transition table to find out more about subject equivalents in the existing and new course.

 

2015 Applied Finance Subject Availability

Introducing Six Study Periods in 2015.


Click here for a PFD version of the applied finance subjects timetable for 2015.

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Subjects for Financial Planning Courses

Kaplan Online Higher Education (KOHE) financial planning subjects are listed in the tables below, along with their availability in 2014. To view a full subject outline, click on the name of the subject. 

Master of Financial Planning 

To qualify for the Master of Financial Planning you must complete a total of 12 subjects (72 credit points).

Core Subjects

Credit Points

Tri 1
2014

Tri 2
2014

Winter Session
July 2014

Tri 3
2014

FPC001: Economic, Legal & Ethical Context for Financial Planning

6

Green_Tick

Green_Tick

 

Green_Tick

FPC002: Applied Financial Planning

6

Green_Tick

Green_Tick

 

Green_Tick

FPC003: Superannuation and Retirement Advice

6

Green_Tick

Green_Tick

 

Green_Tick

FPC004: Insurance Advice

6 

Green_Tick

Green_Tick

Green_Tick

FPC005: Estate and Succession Planning

6

 

 

 

Green_Tick

FPC006: Tax Considerations in Financial Advice

6 

 

 Green_Tick

FPC007: Client Engagement Skills

6

Green_Tick

Green_Tick

 Green_Tick

FPC008: Investment Management: Fund Manager Perspective

6

Green_Tick

Green_Tick

 

Green_Tick

FPC009: Complex Financial Planning

6

 

  

Green_Tick

KAP001: Research Project

6

Available 2015

 

Elective Subjects #
(Choose at least 1 subject)

Credit Points

Tri 1
2014

Tri 2
2014

Winter Session
July 2014

Tri 3
2014

FPE010: Aged Care

6

Available 2015

FPE011: Debt Strategies

6

Available 2015

FPE012: Marketing for Financial Planning Practices

6

 

Green_Tick

 

Green_Tick

FPE013: Business Planning and Practice Management

6

 

Green_Tick

 

 

FPE014: Accounting Principles

6

Available 2015

FPE015: Derivatives in Financial Planning

6

Available 2015

FPE016: Self Managed Superannuation Funds

6   

Green_Tick

FPE018: Advanced Technical Strategy

6

Available 2015

FPE019: Governance and Ethics

6   

Green_Tick

# Includes Master of Applied Finance subjects (except FIN101, FIN102, FIN206 and FIN235) or 2 Kaplan MBA subjects (in lieu of 1 general elective).
 

Kaplan reserves the right to alter subject content as markets dictate, and to withdraw or postpone subjects

Master of Financial Planning Upgrade Subjects

Credit Points

Tri 1
2014

Tri 2
2014

Winter Session
July 2014

Tri 3
2014

FPC001U: Economic, Legal & Ethical Context for Financial Planning

6

 

Green_Tick

Green_Tick

Green_Tick

FPC002U: Applied Financial Planning

6

 

Green_Tick

Green_Tick

Green_Tick

FPC003U: Superannuation and Retirement Advice

6

 

Green_Tick

Green_Tick

Green_Tick

FPC004U: Insurance Advice

6

 

Green_Tick

Green_Tick

Green_Tick

FPC005U: Estate Succession Planning

6

 

 

 

Green_Tick

FPC007U: Client Engagement Skills

6

 

 

 

Green_Tick

FPC008U: Investment Management: Fund Manager Perspective

6

 

 

 

Green_Tick

Upgrade subjects are only available to eligible students who have completed a Kaplan DFP and ADFP or Kaplan DFS(FP) and ADFS(FP). Upgrade subjects have only one assessment piece per subject at the end of the study period, recognising your previous study with Kaplan.
Talk to a student adviser on 1300 135 798 to determine if upgrade subjects are suitable for your pathway to MFP. 

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Graduate Diploma of Financial Planning 

To qualify for the Graduate Diploma of Financial Planning you must complete a total of 8 subjects (48 credit points).

Core Subjects

Credit Points

Tri 1
2014

Tri 2
2014

Winter Session
July 2014

Tri 3
2014

FPC001: Economic, Legal & Ethical Context for Financial Planning

6

Green_Tick

Green_Tick

 

Green_Tick

FPC002: Applied Financial Planning

6

Green_Tick

Green_Tick

 

Green_Tick

FPC003: Superannuation and Retirement Advice

6

Green_Tick

Green_Tick

 

Green_Tick

FPC004: Insurance Advice

6 

Green_Tick

Green_Tick

Green_Tick

FPC005: Estate and Succession Planning

6

 

 

 

Green_Tick

FPC006: Tax Considerations in Financial Advice

6 

 

 

Green_Tick

FPC007: Client Engagement Skills

6

Green_Tick

Green_Tick

Green_Tick

 

FPC008: Investment Management: Fund Manager Perspective

6

Green_Tick

Green_Tick

 

Green_Tick

Retiring subjects for students enrolled in GDFP prior to 2014:

 

 

 

  

FIN211: Financial Planning Fundamentals**

6

 

F

  

FIN212: Investment Advice**

6

 

Green_Tick

  

FIN214: Insurance, Succession and Estate Planning*

6

Green_Tick

Green_Tick

 F

F = Final trimester offered, for students enrolled before 2014 only
* FIN214 will be offered in T2 and T3, 2014 for students enrolled before 2014 only
** FIN211 and FIN212 will be offered for the final time in T2, 2014 
Kaplan reserves the right to alter subject content as markets dictate, and to withdraw or postpone subjects. 

Please download the transition table to find out more about subject equivalents in the existing and new course.

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Graduate Certificate in Financial Planning 

To qualify for the Graduate Certificate in Financial Planning you must complete a total of 4 subjects (24 credit points).

Core Subjects 

Credit Points

Tri 1
2014

Tri 2
2014

Winter Session
July 2014

Tri 3
2014

FPC001: Economic, Legal & Ethical Context for Financial Planning

6

Green_Tick

Green_Tick

 

Green_Tick

FPC002: Applied Financial Planning

6

Green_Tick

Green_Tick

 

Green_Tick

FPC003: Superannuation and Retirement Advice

6

Green_Tick

Green_Tick

 

Green_Tick

FPC004: Insurance Advice

6 

Green_Tick

Green_Tick

Green_Tick

Kaplan reserves the right to alter subject content as markets dictate, and to withdraw or postpone subjects. 

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Please download the transition table to find out more about subject equivalents in the existing and new course.

 

2015 Financial Planning Subject Availability

Introducing Six Study Periods in 2015.

Click here for a PFD version of the financial planning subjects timetable for 2015.

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Subjects for Business Administration Courses

Kaplan Online Higher Education (KOHE) business administration subjects are listed in the tables below, along with their availability in 2014. To view a full subject outline, click on the name of the subject. 

Master of Business Administration

The following table outlines the 15 subjects to complete the Master of Business Administration

Core Subject

SP1
2014
SP2
2014
SP3
2014
SP4
2014
SP5
2014

GB500 Business Perspectives

Green_Tick     Green_Tick  

GB512 Business Communications

  Green_Tick     Green_Tick

GB513 Business Analytics

    Green_Tick   Green_Tick

GB518 Financial Accounting Principles and Analysis

Green_Tick     Green_Tick  

GB519 Measurement and Decision Making

  Green_Tick   Green_Tick  

GB520 Strategic Human Resource Management

    Green_Tick   Green_Tick

GB530 Marketing Management

Green_Tick   Green_Tick    

GB540 Economics for Global Decision Makers

  Green_Tick   Green_Tick  

GB550 Financial Management

      Green_Tick  

GB560 Designing, Improving & Implementing 

  Green_Tick   Green_Tick  

GB570 Managing the Value Chain

    Green_Tick   Green_Tick

GB580 Strategic Management

Green_Tick   Green_Tick    

GB590 Corporate Social Responsibility

  Green_Tick     Green_Tick

GB600 Leadership Strategies for a Changing World

Green_Tick   Green_Tick    

GB601 MBA Capstone

    Green_Tick   Green_Tick

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Graduate Diploma of Business Administration

The following table outlines the 10 core subjects to complete the Graduate Diploma of Business Administration:

Core Subject

SP1
2014
SP2
2014
SP3
2014
SP4
2014
SP5
2014

GB500 Business Perspectives

Green_Tick     Green_Tick  

GB512 Business Communications

  Green_Tick     Green_Tick

GB513 Business Analytics

    Green_Tick   Green_Tick

GB518 Financial Accounting Principles and Analysis

Green_Tick     Green_Tick  

GB519 Measurement and Decision Making

  Green_Tick   Green_Tick  

GB520 Strategic Human Resource Management

    Green_Tick   Green_Tick

GB530 Marketing Management

Green_Tick   Green_Tick    

GB540 Economics for Global Decision Makers

  Green_Tick   Green_Tick  

GB550 Financial Management

Green_Tick     Green_Tick  

GB580 Strategic Management

Green_Tick   Green_Tick    

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Graduate Certificate in Business Administration

The following table outlines the 6 core subjects to complete the Graduate Certificate in Business Administration:

Core Subject

SP1
2014
SP2
2014
SP3
2014
SP4
2014
SP5
2014

GB500 Business Perspectives

Green_Tick     Green_Tick  

GB512 Business Communications

  Green_Tick     Green_Tick

GB513 Business Analytics

    Green_Tick   Green_Tick

GB518 Financial Accounting Principles and Analysis

Green_Tick     Green_Tick  

GB519 Measurement and Decision Making

  Green_Tick   Green_Tick  

GB520 Strategic Human Resource Management

    Green_Tick   Green_Tick

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