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Area/Catalogue
BANK 5050

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Course Level
Postgraduate

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Study Method
100% online

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Course ID
168184

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Unit Value
4.5

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UniSA Online Elective Course
Yes

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Duration
10 weeks

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Availability/Timetable(s)

Study Period 4

Course aim

To develop an understanding of the roles of insurance in the financial planning process and risk management in reducing the financial impact resulting from the occurrence of catastrophic events.

Course content

Risk management in the financial planning process, the nature of risk and its management, insurance and risk; the Australian regulatory environment and compliance; insurance policies I and II: insurance law concepts, the insurance contract, claims; personal risk management: forms of personal risk, personal risk management
products; life insurance: products, planning and recommendation, insurance under superannuation, taxation; general insurance: introduction, risk assessment, products, planning and recommendation.

Textbooks

Teale, J 2016, Insurance and Risk Management, 3rd edn, John Teale, Australia

Prerequisites

Nil

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching Method

Component Duration
EXTERNAL, UNISA ONLINE, ONLINE
Online 35 hours x N/A

Note: These components may or may not be scheduled in every study period. Please refer to the timetable for further details.

Assessment

Task Length Weighting Duration
EXTERNAL, UNISA ONLINE, ONLINE
Analysis and Presentation 1800 words 45% 10 min
Examination N/A 55% 3 hours

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.125
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 3)
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Fee-paying program for domestic and international students
International students and students undertaking this course as part of a postgraduate fee paying program must refer to the relevant program home page to determine the cost for undertaking this course.

Non-award enrolment
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* Equivalent Full Time Study Load. Please note all EFTSL values are published and calculated at ten decimal places. Values are displayed to three decimal places for ease of interpretation

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