Pathways to University Studies

ANZIIF members are able to pursue their industry education to graduate and postgraduate levels through established links with tertiary education providers. 

Credit for ANZIIF study courses can be gained from the below universities.



ANZIIF's partnership with ACU provides credit point transfers from ANZIIF's Diploma of Financial Planning to the ACU’s Bachelor of Commerce, Bachelor of Business Administration or Bachelor of Business Administration/Financial Services.

ANZIIF students can gain up to 80 points of the 240 points required to complete the ACU’s higher education qualifications.

ANZIIF qualification
ACU Qualification
Diploma of Financial Planning

As of 2014, ANZIIF has decided
to discontinue the qualification
and will no longer accept new
students. Past students are able
to apply for the pathway.

Bachelor of Commerce
(Financial Services Major)
80 credit points
Bachelor of Commerce
(Accounting  Major)
50 credit points 
Bachelor of Business Administration 
80 credit points 
Bachelor of Business Administration
/ Financial Services
80 credit points

For more information and to assess your eligibility for the program, please visit the ACU website.



Charles Sturt University and ANZIIF have jointly designed the Bachelor of Business (Insurance) undergraduate degree. This degree combines the study of insurance specific subjects offered by ANZIIF with broader financial services subjects offered by CSU. It is an internationally recognised degree and provides access to post-graduate studies. 

The course is open to members who have attained the level of Senior Associate CIP or higher and who have completed an approved ANZIIF qualification in General Insurance, Insurance Broking, Life Insurance, Loss Adjusting, Risk Management or Financial Planning.


The degree consists of 24 subjects. This includes ten insurance subjects credited against your previous ANZIIF study or prior study/experience and 14 non-insurance subjects, including electives. The course is completed via distance education.

Further information on course structure can be found on the Charles Sturt University Bachelor of Business (Insurance) page.


To apply for the Bachelor of Business (Insurance) please complete the following documents:

• ANZIIF Registration Form (PDF) 

• CSU Application Form (PDF)

Both forms should be returned to ANZIIF via email to Student Support or by post to:

Student Support
Level 7
628 Bourke Street
Melbourne VIC 3000


Completed applications will be accepted by ANZIIF up until the following dates:

 Session  Closing Date
 Session 1 (March - june)
 Last Friday in November
 Session 2 (July - October)
 Last Friday in May
 Session 3 (November - February) 
 Last Friday in September


Registration fee (non-refundable):

 Type of student Fee
 Australian and International student registration fee AU$250
 New Zealand student registration fee NZ$275

Subject fees:

For Charles Sturt University’s undergraduate subject fees, visit Cost of Study via Charles Sturt University’s website.


For assistance or further information, please contact the ANZIIF Customer Service team.