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Unit details

MAF765 - Introduction to Financial Planning

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Enrolment modes:

(B, X)

Credit point(s):1
Offerings:

Trimester 1 or trimester 2

EFTSL value:

0.125

Unit chair:

N Sinclair

Prerequisite:

Nil

Corequisite:

Nil

Incompatible with:

Nil

Contact hours:

 1 x 3 hour seminar per week

Note:

Online teaching methods require internet access. Please refer to the most current computer specifications.

Content

This unit is designed to introduce the student to financial planning and wealth creation. The unit introduces the student to the financial planning process and its implementation. The student is also introduced to social security and estate planning to provide an understanding of its necessity in the financial planning process. The unit develops an understanding of the economic, political and social environment and legal environment for financial planning.

 

Assessment

Test (Online) 15%, Written Assignment (Individual or Group/2-3 Students) (Quantitative/Theory) 3000 words 25%, 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**Student Contribution Rate***Fee rate - Domestic Students Fee rate - International students
$1178$1178$1178$2675$3340

* Student contribution rate for Commonwealth Supported students who commenced studies from 2010
** Student contribution rate for Commonwealth Supported students who commenced studies from 2009
*** Student contribution rate for Commonwealth Supported students who commenced studies from 2008
Please note: Unit fees listed do not apply to Deakin Prime students.

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