MAI769 - Ethics for Financial Services (Intensive)

Year: 2020 unit information
Enrolment modes: Intensive 03: Burwood (Melbourne)
Intensive 06: Burwood (Melbourne)
Intensive 10: Burwood (Melbourne)
Credit point(s): 1
EFTSL value: 0.125
Cohort rule:

This unit is only available to students enrolled in M569, M669, M701, M769 and N002



Corequisite: Nil
Incompatible with: MAA769
Study commitment

Students can expect to spend 130 hours undertaking the learning and assessment activities for this unit. Students will have 24 hours of face-to-face contact over the course of 3 consecutive days with separate independent and collaborative learning required both prior to and subsequent to the Intensive.  

Scheduled learning activities - cloud (online)

Students will be required to access the Unit Site for reading and preparation work which will be available four weeks prior to the commencement of the intensive.

Students can expect to spend 130 hours undertaking the learning and assessment activities for this unit. Collaborative learning is required both prior to and subsequent to the Intensive.

In-person attendance requirements

In addition to the online scheduled learning activities, this intensive unit requires students to attend three consecutive days of face to face intensive study in Melbourne CBD (venue to be confirmed) from 9.00am to 5.00pm.

2020 Dates:

Intensive period 3
Wednesday 22 April
Thursday 23 April
Friday 24 April

Intensive period 6
Thursday 23 July
Friday 24 July
Saturday 25 July

Intensive period 10
Thursday 12 November
Friday 13 November
Saturday 14 November


Please enrol by the 2020 deadline as places are limited

Intensive period 03 enrollment deadline: 22 March 2020
Intensive period 06 enrollment deadline: 21 June 2020
Intensive period 10 enrollment deadline: 11 October 2020

Students are advised that Assessment 1: Test (Individual) Online (1 hour) -20% must be completed prior to attending the intensive days.

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As a requirement of education standards provided by the Financial Adviser Standards and Ethics Authority (FASEA), the unit develops students' appreciation of ethics and their ability to evaluate and apply ethical principles in the decision-making process in financial planning. Topics covered include: the nature of ethics; ethical factors influencing the performance of financial services; ethical theories and principles applicable to finance professionals; ethical decision-making models; ethical issues and conflicts of interest in the financial services industry; FASEA and professional codes of ethics; applying ethical decisions in case scenarios; international business practices; and code monitoring bodies.

Hurdle requirement

Student must achieve 80% on the MCQ test and 50% of total available marks.

Unit Fee Information

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