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MAF708 - Superannuation and Retirement Planning

Unit details

Year2016 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), Cloud (online)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Unit chair:

A Raftery

Prerequisite:Nil
Corequisite:Nil
Incompatible with: Nil
Contact hours:

Campus: 1 x 3 hour seminar per week

Cloud (Online): Learning experiences are via CloudDeakin

Content

This unit is an introduction to superannuation and retirement planning with a focus on the major trends and features of the industry and the framework in which the industry operates.

The unit considers issues relating to superannuation contributions, different types of superannuation funds, the rules relating to the taxation and accessing of benefits, a consideration of alternative retirement income stream products and strategies designed to enhance superannuation and retirement income benefits.

Assessment

Test - Cloud (Online) 10%

Written Assignment (individual or group/2-3 students) (Quantitative/Theory) 3000 words 30%

Examination 2 hours 60%

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

Unit Fee Information

All Commonwealth Supported Place (CSP), fee paying undergraduate and pre-2016 commencing students

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2016 commencing International and full fee paying postgraduate domestic students

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