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Area/Catalogue
BUSS 5447

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Course Level
Postgraduate

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Study Method
100% online

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Course ID
169531

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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)

This course has not been
timetabled for 2023.

Course aim

To ensure advanced understanding of the complexities and importance of ethics in the context of the demanding business environment associated with the provision of financial advice. The course aims to embed ethical awareness and management of ethical issues in professional providers of financial advice, including the importance of professional codes of ethics and conduct to their practice.

Course content

Professions and professionalism; ethical frameworks and decision-making; professions and professional ethical codes; regulatory environment and fiduciary relationships and duties; client identification and best interest duty; client engagement and relationships, conflicts of interest and their management; consent and resolution of associated ethical problems; good faith and due diligence and remuneration as an ethical challenge.

Textbooks

Nil

Prerequisites

Nil

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching Method

Component Duration
EXTERNAL, UNISA ONLINE, ONLINE
Online 30 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

Case study, Reflection

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.125
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 4C)
To determine the fee for this course as part of a Commonwealth Supported program, go to:
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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
Non-award tuition fees are set by the university. To determine the cost of this course, go to:
How to determine the relevant non award tuition fee. (Opens new window)

Not all courses are available on all of the above bases, and students must check to ensure that they are permitted to enrol in a particular course.

* 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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