Bachelor of Applied Financial Advice

Program code


Available at


Gold Coast

Mount Gravatt


South Bank





2 years full-time accelerated
4 years part-time

Credit points


Indicative fee

Admission requirements

  • Any 2 OUA undergraduate units with 4.0 GPA


Commencing in

OUA - Sessions 1 and 2

My details

Programs change over time. Course lists and requirements are specific to the year you started studying.


To be eligible for the award of Bachelor of Applied Financial Advice (BAppFinA), an OUA student must successfully complete the following:

  • 20 core units and
  • 1 listed 40 credit point unit and 1 free-choice elective unit; OR
  • 1 listed 20 credit point unit and 3 free-choice elective units; OR
  • 5 free-choice elective units.

Other program requirements

You must successfully complete:

  • no more than 10 units at Year 1 level (the first digit of a unit code denotes the level);
  • at least 6 units at Year 3 level.

Note: In accordance with the University's Credit and Recognition of Prior Learning Policy and notwithstanding the amount of credit which may be given towards the Bachelor of Applied Financial Advice, a student undertaking this program is required to complete a minimum of 8 units of second and third year Griffith units which are part of the Bachelor of Applied Financial Advice degree requirements and which have not been credited towards another award.

This degree may be awarded with Distinction where a student achieves a minimum program GPA of 6.5 with no failed courses. The words 'This award was achieved with Distinction' will be recorded on the testamur.

Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) Level and Type

The Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) is the national policy for regulated qualifications in Australian education and training. This qualification is accredited as an AQF Level 7 - Bachelor Degree.

Program learning outcomes

Program Learning Outcomes communicate to the community the value of the Griffith educational experience as benchmarked against national qualification standards.

Program Learning Outcomes for this award describe the knowledge, skills and the application of knowledge and skills you will acquire through studying the Griffith program of your choice.