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MAF765 - Financial Planning Fundamentals

Unit details

Year

2016 unit information

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

M Olynyk

Prerequisite:

Nil

Corequisite:

Nil

Incompatible with:

Nil

Contact hours:

Campus: 1 x 3 hour seminar per week

Cloud (Online): Learning experiences are via CloudDeakin

Content

This unit is designed to introduce the student to the study of personal finance and financial planning. It covers the financial planning process and its implementation, and develops an understanding of the economic, political, social and legal environment of the Financial Planning Industry. The unit provides an overview of the broad range of investment products available and their application to general investment strategies. The unit also considers issues relating to superannuation, estate planning as well as risk management and insurance, and provides students with an understanding of their necessity in the financial planning process.

Assessment

Assessment 1 (individual) - Test (online) - 10%

Assessment 2 (group of 2-3 students) - Quantitative/Theory (2500-3000 words) - 30%

Assessment 3 (individual) -Written reflection (ePortfolio) - 1000 words - 10%

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

If you are:

Domestic

  • in a Commonwealth Supported Place (CSP) - refer to Unit based calculation below.
  • an undergraduate full fee paying student - refer to Unit based calculation below.
  • postgraduate full fee paying students commenced before 2016 - refer to Unit based calculation below.
  • postgraduate full fee paying students commencing in 2016 - refer to Course based calculation below.
  • a non-award student - refer to Unit based calculation below.

International

  • an undergraduate, postgraduate or Higher Degree by Research student commenced before 2016 - refer to Unit based calculation below.
  • an undergraduate, postgraduate or Higher Degree by Research student commencing in 2016 - refer to Course based calculation below.
  • a non-award student - refer to Unit based calculation below.

Course based calculation

Your unit tuition fees are based on the course you are enrolled in. Please refer to the current year's course entry to estimate the unit cost.


Unit based calculation

Your tuition fees are calculated on the units you enrol in. This means your fees are based on the units you choose to study and not a fixed course price. The tuition fees for this unit are displayed in the table below:


Student Contribution Rate*Student Contribution Rate**Fee rate - Domestic Students Fee rate - International students
$1305$1305$3051$3864

* 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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