FTX2000S - Personal Financial Management

18 credits at NQF level 7

Entry Requirements:

Students must be in their 2nd year of study to register for the course.

Course Outline:

The course introduces students to the fundamental principles of sound financial management at the individual level and equips them with the tools to ensure that they are better able to manage their personal finances. Topics covered include basic financial planning, time value of money, credit management, real estate, the basics of investing, personal income tax, medical schemes and insurance and estate and retirement planning. While the course provides a sound theoretical grounding in these topics, the focus is on practical application and real-world relevance.