FPA members to be given education discounts

FPA members to be given education discounts

The Financial Planning Association of Australia has teamed up with five higher education institutions to offer discounted postgraduate course fees for members.

Deakin University, Kaplan Professional, Swinburne University, TAFE NSW and the University of Newcastle are the first to confirm discounts between 10 and 25 per cent for eligible FPA members, with others in progress, the FPA said in a statement.

Course discounts for FPA members include:

  • Deakin University’s discount of 15 per cent means FPA members are entitled to an enrolment fee of $2,762.50 per subject in all postgraduate programs under the Deakin Business School.
  • Kaplan Professional’s discount of 25 per cent means FPA members are entitled to an enrolment fee of $1,800 per subject in all FASEA-approved postgraduate programs.
  • Swinburne University’s discount of 15 per cent means FPA members are entitled to an enrolment fee of $2,763 per subject in all FASEA-approved postgraduate programs.
  • TAFE NSW’s discount of 10 per cent means FPA members are entitled to an enrolment fee of $1,935 per FASEA-approved bridging unit.
  • The University of Newcastle’s discount of 10 per cent means FPA members are entitled to an enrolment fee of $2,502 per FASEA-approved bridging unit.

The tuition fee discounts are accessible for new, existing and part-time postgraduate students.

Further, the discounts are valid until mid-year 2020, with the exception of Swinburne University, which ends semester two, 2022.

“We’re delighted that higher education institutions are offering our members discounts across the various courses they will need to complete as part of the new FASEA education requirements,” said FPA chief executive Dante De Gori.

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“These discounts will be valuable to members as they strive to meet their education and professional obligations.”

Adrian Flores

Adrian Flores

Adrian Flores is a features editor at Momentum Media, focusing mainly on banking, wealth management and financial services. He has also written for Public Accountant, Accountants Daily and The CEO Magazine.

You can contact him on [email protected].

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