2020 Unit Information
Classes and seminars in Trimester 2, 2020 will be online.
Last updated: 2 June 2020
This unit is only available to students enrolled in N002, M769, M669, M569, M770, M640 and M540
Students will on average spend 150 hours over the trimester undertaking the teaching, learning and assessment activities for this unit.
1 x 3 hour seminar per week
Online independent and collaborative learning including 11 scheduled online workshops of 1 hour duration.
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This unit gives students an advanced and integrated understanding of Financial Advice Regulation in Australia including the relevant sections of Chapter 7 of the Corporations Act 2001 (Cth). A wide range of topics will be covered such as financial crises, financial services and markets, financial services reforms in Australia, Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC), Australian Prudential Regulation Authority (APRA), financial service providers, and financial services disclosure.
These are the Learning Outcomes (ULO) for this unit
At the completion of this unit, successful students can:
Deakin Graduate Learning Outcomes
GLO1: Discipline-specific knowledge and capabilities
Describe and critically analyse the role of regulators and evaluate possible enforcement actions
GLO4: Critical thinking
Develop submissions and reports for a variety of professional audiences and purposes that meet required financial, legal, ethical and social responsibilities.
Justify actions in relation to the obligations of financial professionals under Chapter 7 of the Corporations Act, and other relevant acts and regulations
These Unit Learning Outcomes are applicable for all teaching periods throughout the year.
The assessment due weeks provided may change. The Unit Chair will clarify the exact assessment requirements, including the due date, at the start of the teaching period.
Hurdle requirement: Students must achieve a minimum of 50% overall and 50% on the exam.
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Note: Select the relevant trimester reading list. Please note that a future teaching period's reading list may not be available until a month prior to the start of that teaching period so you may wish to use the relevant trimester's prior year reading list as a guide only.
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