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Undergraduate | GRF-GBS106 | 2024

Why Money Matters

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An online business course that sets you up with skills in accounting, finance, and economics. Topics include financial statements, budgeting, and scams to look out for. Manage money effectively and make informed investment decisions. 

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Study method
100% online
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Start dates
15 July 2024,
4 Nov 2024,
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Entry requirements
No ATAR needed,
No prior study
13 weeks

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Why Money Matters

About this subject

  • After successfully completing this subject you should be able to:

    1. Examine monetary flows in the economy and how they affect businesses, households and organizations.
    2. Apply core skills in economics, budgeting and finance for effective financial decision-making in business contexts.
    3. Identify key drivers of economic disadvantage and best practice strategies for alleviating economic disadvantage for social groups and individuals.

Entry requirements

No entry requirements

Study load

0.125 EFTSL

This is in the range of 10 to 12 hours of study each week.

Equivalent full time study load (EFTSL) is one way to calculate your study load. One (1.0) EFTSL is equivalent to a full-time study load for one year.

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What to study next?

Once you’ve completed this subject it can be credited towards one of the following courses

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Bachelor of Business

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