2020 unit information
Classes and seminars in Trimester 2, 2020 will be online.
Last updated: 2 June 2020
For Bachelor of Laws (including combined Law awards) students only
Students enrolled before 2020: MLL110Students commencing from 2019: MLL110 and MLL113
Students will on average spend 150 hours over the teaching period undertaking the teaching, learning and assessment activities for this unit.
1 x 2 hour class + 1 x 1 hour seminar per week
2h class (recordings provided) + 1h online seminar per week
Due to its mandatory nature and the ageing of the population the superannuation sector is an increasingly important part of the economy. This unit aims to give students a broad and practical understanding of the important aspects of superannuation law. This includes giving students an understanding of the different type of superannuation funds, as well as many of the important rules regarding setting up and running complying superannuation funds. Some of the important issues that specifically affect the growing Self Managed Superannuation Fund (SMSF) sector will also be covered.
These are the Learning Outcomes (ULO) for this Unit
At the completion of this unit students can:
Deakin Graduate Learning Outcomes
interpret relate and evaluate the growing importance of superannuation in the modern Australian economy.
GLO 1 Discipline-specific knowledge and capabilitiesGLO 2 CommunicationGLO 3 Digital literacyGLO 4 Critical thinking
interpret relate and evaluate the different type of Superannuation funds that exist in Australia.
GLO 1 Discipline-specific knowledge and capabilities
Interpret relate and evaluate the more important laws that cover the operation of superannuation funds.
GLO 4 Critical thinkingGLO 5 Problem solving
interpret relate and evaluate that Self Managed Superannuation Funds often have different laws and client needs.
GLO 5 Problem solving
analyse and judge the basics of the way superannuation is taxed.
GLO 5 Problem solvingGLO 6 Self-management
Understand dispute resolution in superannuation.
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.
The texts and reading list for the unit can be found on the University Library via the link below: MLL227 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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