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This online Superannuation And Retirement unit from Open Universities Australia and RMIT University provides students with the knowledge essential for understanding the ideological, social and functional aspects of the superannuation and retirement industry.
This unit covers a range of issues including regulation, the role of trustees, contributions and withdrawals, complaints procedures, the future of superannuation, the global landscape, pensions and annuities, and investment strategy.
Students will gain a broad understanding of the field, developing an ability to navigate both the concepts and mechanisms of superannuation and the retirement industry.
Applicants are recommended to have completed the following unit before starting this unit:
In this finance unit, the topics you will study include:
This unit is a core requirement in the following courses:
Content may also be relevant to other courses, and could qualify you for Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) for a course offered by another institution.
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By completing this unit, you will have developed a thorough knowledge base in superannuation and retirement strategy, which can be used for both personal and professional gain.
You will be able to understand both the ideological and functional aspects of superannuation within the context of Australian society as well as globally, and have an ability to identify, analyse and strategise across a range of different topic areas including fund trustees, tax treatment and implications relating to contributions and withdrawals, retirement planning and different types of superannuation.
Want more information about the career benefits of this unit? Fill out the enquiry form to the right and a study consultant will contact you with the details you need.
If you are an Australian citizen you may be eligible to receive FEE-HELP for this unit, meaning you can defer payment of your fees.
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This course can be paid for through the FEE-HELP government loan scheme. If you are an Australian citizen or hold a permanent humanitarian visa, this means you don’t need to pay upfront.
Instead, the Australian government will pay your course fees on your behalf. You’ll begin repaying your loan through the tax system once you start earning more than the minimum threshold of $54,869 (2016-17 income year).Find out more about government study loans here.
Want more information about the career benefits of this course?
Fill out the enquiry form to the right and a study consultant will contact you with the details you need.