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Principles of Financial Literacy - AFAS200

This unit develops financial literacy, enabling students to understand what is needed to achieve a lifestyle that is financially sustainable, ethical and responsible. On completion of the unit, students will be able to set financial goals, establish a working budget, understand and distinguish between different investment instruments, understand the key features of superannuation in Australia and understand the implications of common financial contracts and employment structures. These outcomes aim to develop students' research and problem solving skills and develop personal judgement and initiative.

Credit Points: 3
When Offered:

S1 External - Session 1, External (with on campus sessions)

S3 External - Session 3, December 2019 - February 2020, External (with on campus sessions)

Staff Contact(s): Finance staff
Prerequisites:

21cp at 100 level or above Prerequisite Information

Corequisites:

NCCW(s): FOBE301, FOBE302, AFAS300
Unit Designation(s):

Commerce

Unit Type: People unit
Assessed As: Graded
Offered By:

Department of Applied Finance

Faculty of Business and Economics

Course structures, including unit offerings, are subject to change.
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