Unit details

MAF708 - Retirement Income Streams

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: 1 x 3 hour seminar per week

Note:

You will need to access substantial learning resources and experiences in CloudDeakin (Deakin’s online learning environment). Compliance with the Standards in computing, connectivity and student capability are a condition on your enrolment.

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

Student Contribution Rate*Student Contribution Rate**Fee rate - Domestic Students Fee rate - International students
$1260$1260$2875$3589

* Rate for all CSP students, except for those who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
** Rate for CSP students who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
Please note: Unit fees listed do not apply to Deakin Prime students.


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