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Personal financial literacy and decision making, including consumption and investment, debt, insurance, retirement and estate planning.
The objectives of the course are to: Demonstrate understanding of financial planning concepts Complete personal financial statements Demonstrate understanding of compound interest from both an investor and creditor Demonstrate understanding of the benefits and costs of consumer credit Make a rent vs buy decision for housing Demonstrate understanding of the benefits and costs of various kinds of insurance Demonstrate an understanding of wealth building using simple investment opportunities Demonstrate the application of financial concepts to consumption/savings/investment plans to meet short-term, medium-term and long-range goals.
This course will provide students with an opportunity to develop the Graduate Attributes specified below:
Critically competent in a core academic discipline of their award
Students know and can critically evaluate and, where applicable, apply this knowledge to topics/issues within their majoring subject.
Employable, innovative and enterprising
Students will develop key skills and attributes sought by employers that can be used in a range of applications.
Domestic fee $845.00
International fee $3,975.00
* All fees are inclusive of NZ GST or any equivalent overseas tax, and do not include any programme level discount or additional course-related expenses.
This course will not be offered if fewer than 40 people apply to enrol.
For further information see
Department of Economics and Finance