18 NQF credits at
HEQSF level 6
Convener: C Abdulla
Students must be in their 2nd
year of study to register for the course.
The course introduces students to the fundamental
principles of sound financial management at the individual level and equips
them with the tools to ensure that they are better able to manage their
personal finances. Topics covered include basic financial planning, time value
of money, credit management, real estate, the basics of investing, personal
income tax, medical schemes and insurance and estate and retirement planning.
While the course provides a sound theoretical grounding in these topics, the
focus is on practical application and real-world relevance.
Completion and submission of at least 80% of tutorial
assignments and attendance at 80% of tutorial sessions, and 40% average year
Assessment Weighting: Students will be required to
complete weekly tutorial assignments and a project (10%) will be prepared and
submitted for grading. In addition to the project 10%, the balance of the marks
are made up as follows: weekly objective tests 10%; two class tests 20%; and
final exam 60% will be written.
Last updated : 30 Mar 2017
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