14 NQF credits at HEQSF level 8
Course entry requirements: See entrance requirements for the Honours in Financial Analysis and Portfolio Management
The course aims to provide students with a high level and practical understanding of the primary legislation applicable to financial services in South Africa. The course begins by providing students with a working knowledge of how financial services legislation works, how to interpret it and work with it in their jobs. It then focuses on the Financial Advisory and Intermediary Services Act; insider trading and market manipulation legislation; corporate governance guidelines and practices and expected future regulatory controls. Knowledge testing is done by means of an exam. There are no assignments during the course.
DP requirements: None
Lecture Times: Lectures are twice a week in the evenings Or on Tuesdays and Saturdays only.
Assessment: Examination 80% other assessments 20%
Last updated : 29 May 2019