MAF101 - Fundamentals of Finance
|Enrolment modes:||Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne)|
Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), Warrnambool, Waterfront (Geelong), Cloud (online)
Trimester 3: Burwood (Melbourne), Cloud (online)
|Incompatible with:||MAF202 (2001 version only)|
1 x 2 hour class, 1 x 1 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.
Topics to be addressed in this introductory finance unit include: what finance is and why it is important to individuals and businesses; basic mathematical concepts involving the time value of money determining present values and future values; the nature of return and risk; risk measurement and management; equity markets and instruments; sources and types of short, medium and long-term business finance; savings and financial institutions; foreign exchange transactions; sources and types of personal finance; personal finance topics of insurance, superannuation and estate planning.
Assessment 1 (Individual) - Cloud (Online) quiz 10%
Assessment 2 (Individual) - Simulated game 30%
Examination 2 hours 60%
Hurdle requirement: achieve at least 50% of the marks available on the examination.
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.