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Area/Catalogue
BANK 5052

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Course Level
Postgraduate

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Offered Externally
Yes

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Course ID
169571

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Unit Value
4.5

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University-wide elective course
No

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Timetable/s
First Semester
(Study Period 2)
Course owner

Course owner
School of Commerce

Course aim

To introduce key ideas derived from behavioural finance and provide critical insights into the implications that behavioural biases have for consumer and adviser behaviour in the context of the development and provision of financial advice that meets adviser fiduciary obligations and client ‘best interest’ requirements.To promote awareness of the need to incorporate behavioural insights into the financial adviser-client relationship, including their impacts on communication in the professional context.

Course content

Introduction to behavioural finance; specific behaviours and financial planning decisions; client behaviours and engagement; communication and client engagement; applying behavioural insights in financial advice.

Textbook(s)

Nil

Prerequisite(s)

Nil

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching method

Component Duration
EXTERNAL, CITY WEST, ONLINE
External 30 hours x N/A
INTERNAL, CITY WEST (INTENSIVE)
Workshop 30 hours x N/A

Note: These components may or may not be scheduled in every study period. Please refer to the timetable for further details.


Assessment

Task Length Weighting Duration
EXTERNAL, CITY WEST, ONLINE
Continuous assessment 3500 words 60% N/A
Examination N/A 40% 2 hours
INTERNAL, CITY WEST (INTENSIVE)
Continuous assessment 3500 words 60% N/A
Examination N/A 40% 2 hours

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.125
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 3)
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Fee-paying program for domestic and international students
International students and students undertaking this course as part of a postgraduate fee paying program must refer to the relevant program home page to determine the cost for undertaking this course.

Non-award enrolment
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* Equivalent Full Time Study Load. Please note all EFTSL values are published and calculated at ten decimal places. Values are displayed to three decimal places for ease of interpretation

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