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MAF709 - Financial Planning Development

Unit details

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Year2014 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), Cloud (online)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Unit chair:

A Raftery


MAF708 and MAF765



Incompatible with: Nil
Contact hours: 1 x 3 hour seminar per week


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.


This unit introduces students to the financial planning process and the development of a financial plan. The unit considers issues relating to risk management, estate planning, and salary packaging. In addition it revisits investment and retirement planning covered in earlier units and incorporates all of these areas into a comprehensive financial plan.


Written Assignment (Individual or Group/2-3 Students) (Quantitative/Theory) 4000 words 50%, Examination 2 hours 50%, 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

* 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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