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BX3036 - Superannuation and Retirement Planning

Credit points: 3
Year: 2021
Student Contribution Band: Band 3
Administered by: College of Business, Law & Governance

This subject will introduce students to the role of the professional financial adviser in the areas of superannuation and retirement planning within the context of social security systems. Students will develop knowledge of the establishment, management, taxation and legal requirements of superannuation funds, benefits and retirement income streams.

Learning Outcomes

  • describe and apply the Australian Superannuation Industry Supervision Act 1993 (SIS) legislation to the Australian context;
  • research and apply relevant regulatory frameworks including social security and taxation issues to the planning of superannuation and retirement advice;
  • examine a variety of retirement and superannuation products and apply these to a range of client circumstances for superannuation and retirement planning;
  • critically analyse and evaluate strategies to provide advisory recommendations on superannuation and retirement planning in varied client contexts.

Subject Assessment

  • Written > Examination (centrally administered) - (50%) - Individual
  • Written > Case study analysis - (30%) - Individual
  • Participation > Online participation - (20%) - Individual.
Prerequisites: BX2035 AND BX2036

Availabilities

Townsville, Internal, Trimester 1
Census Date 11-Mar-2021
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 26 hours lectures (didactic or interactive)
  • 13 hours tutorials
  • assessment and self-directed study

External, Trimester 1
Census Date 11-Mar-2021
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 26 hours lectures (didactic or interactive)
  • 13 hours tutorials
  • assessment and self-directed study
Method of Delivery: WWW - LearnJCU

Note: Minor variations might occur due to the continuous Subject quality improvement process, and in case of minor variation(s) in assessment details, the Subject Outline represents the latest official information.