MAA317 - Superannuation Planning

Year: 2019 unit information
Enrolment modes: Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), Warrnambool, Waterfront (Geelong), Cloud (online)
Trimester 3: Cloud (online)
Credit point(s): 1
Previously coded as: MAF311
EFTSL value: 0.125
Unit chair:

Mike Kerry


 MAA255 or MAF255

Corequisite: Nil
Incompatible with: MAF311
Contact hours:

Campus*: 1 x 2 hour class, 1 x 1 hour seminar per week

Cloud (online): Online independent and collaborative learning including 3 scheduled online workshops of 3 hours duration

*For Warrnambool on campus offering only, there will be a converged mode of delivery using CloudDeakin and face-to-face workshops.  More details will be available on the unit Cloud (online) site


This unit will provide students with a thorough overview of issues around the establishment, management and legal requirements of superannuation funds. Taxation of superannuation funds and superannuation benefits will also be examined, as well retirement income streams and the interaction between superannuation and the social security system.


Assessment 1: Test - Cloud (online) 10%

Assessment 2: Written Assignment (Individual or Group/2-3 students) (quantitative/theory) 3,000 words 30%

Examination: (2-hours) 60%

Hurdle requirement: achieve a result of at least 50% on the examination plus achieve an overall result of 50 marks out of 100 marks available

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