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MPS708 - General Insurance

Unit details

Year2016 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 2: Cloud (online)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:


Unit chair:

M Cohen





Incompatible with:


Contact hours:

Learning resources are via CloudDeakin


This unit equips students with an understanding of three areas of insurance:

  • property insurance deals with the factors involved in the assessment and underwriting of risks to property, the meaning and application of policy wordings and an introduction to the handling of losses
  • the liability insurance topics introduce students to the area of commercial liability insurance and develops an understanding of underwriting management and claims settling practices used in liability insurance
  • The general insurance topics examine the principal areas of claims evaluation and premium setting in the context of insurance management.


Assessment 1 (Individual) - Written Assignment ( 3000 words) - 40%

Examination ( 2 hours) - 60%

Hurdle Requirement: achieve at least 50% of the marks available on the examination.

Unit Fee Information

All Commonwealth Supported Place (CSP), fee paying undergraduate and pre-2016 commencing students

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2016 commencing International and full fee paying postgraduate domestic students

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