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(B, S, W, X)
Trimester 1 (B), trimester 2 (B, S, W, X) or trimester 3 (B, X)
|Incompatible with:||MAF202 (2001 version only)|
|Contact hours:||1 x 2 hour lecture, 1 x 1 hour tutorial per week|
|Note: Online teaching methods require internet access. Please refer to the most current computer specifications.|
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) - 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.