Covers the detailed theoretical and practical understanding of the operation and regulation of the superannuation and retirement funding schemes.
Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:
- Describe the different design and products for retirement benefits and the associated factors that affect the choice and provision of these products.
- Perform actuarial calculations relating to defined benefit retirement schemes and describe the implications of these calculations.
- Examine the current issues facing retirement income provision for various stakeholders and review and communicate possible solutions.
See the course outline on the College courses page. Outlines are uploaded as they become available.
Discussion Forum Activities – 20%
Assignment – 20%
Examination – 60%
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Students are expected to commit at least 10 hours per week to completing the work in this course. This will include at least 3 contact hours per week and up to 7 hours of private study time.
Requisite and Incompatibility
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- 6 units
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