FINC101-23S1 (C) Semester One 2023

Personal Finance

15 points

Start Date: Monday, 20 February 2023
End Date: Sunday, 25 June 2023
Withdrawal Dates
Last Day to withdraw from this course:
  • Without financial penalty (full fee refund): Sunday, 5 March 2023
  • Without academic penalty (including no fee refund): Sunday, 14 May 2023


Personal financial literacy and decision making, including consumption and investment, debt, insurance, retirement and estate planning.

Learning Outcomes

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.

University Graduate Attributes

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.


Sanghyun Hong


Assessment Due Date Percentage  Description
Test 22 Mar 2021 16%
Test 10 May 2021 17%
Test 31 May 2021 17%
Assignment 04 Jun 2021 50% Major assignment

Indicative Fees

Domestic fee $868.00

International fee $4,075.00

* 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.

Minimum enrolments

This course will not be offered if fewer than 40 people apply to enrol.

For further information see Department of Economics and Finance .

All FINC101 Occurrences

  • FINC101-23S1 (C) Semester One 2023