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MPS708 - General Insurance

Unit details

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

0.125

Unit chair:

M Cohen

Prerequisite:

MPS701

Corequisite:

Nil

Incompatible with:

Nil

Contact hours:

Learning resources are via CloudDeakin

Content

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

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

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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