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Undergraduate | USA-BANK1010 | 2024

Personal Finance

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Take control of your personal finances. Cover statements, budgeting, taxes, insurance, and even how to make decisions in borrowing, investments and credit. Get hands-on experience with financial tools to manage your wealth. 

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Study method
100% online
100% online
Start dates
1 Apr 2024,
16 Sept 2024,
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Entry requirements
No ATAR needed,
No prior study
10 weeks

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Personal Finance

About this subject

  • By the end of this 10-week course, you’ll be able to:

    1. Demonstrate proficiency in the application of time value of money concepts and methods to personal financial management decisions
    2. Evaluate borrowing and personal investment alternatives and their implications for the accumulation of personal wealth
    3. Formulate and use personal financial budgets as devices for the planning and control of personal finances
    4. Explain fundamental concepts related to risk and return and their relevance to personal investment planning and financial management decisions.

Entry requirements

No entry requirements

Study load

0.125 EFTSL

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

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