Last modified: 25 May 2018 11:16
The objective of the course is to introduce the concept of personal financial management. This is done by developing financial awareness and capability in evaluating contemporary products of the financial services industry through an understanding of the industry's institutions, regulation, marketing and products. The aim is to give students the knowledge that they need to make long term decisions about their own and other people's finances that will increase life-time wealth. They will also learn about the role of the financial advisor and the qualifications required both from the perspective of a consumer and as a potential career option.
|Session||First Sub Session||Credit Points||15 credits (7.5 ECTS credits)|
This is the total time spent in lectures, tutorials and other class teaching.
1 two-hour examination (70%);
4 x online muliple choice questionnaires (30%)
a group oral presentation (10%),
and submit the powerpoint slides for external review; and online quizzes (20%).
Resit: 1 two-hour written examination (100%).
This will take place via tutorial discussions and availability of a specimen exam with available model answers.
Written feedback is given on the tutorial presentations and on the individual assessments.
On a less formal basis, via verbal feedback during tutorial discussions, and after tutorial presentations.