Faculty of Business and Economics

Postgraduate - Unit

This unit entry is for students who completed this unit in 2012 only. For students planning to study the unit, please refer to the unit indexes in the the current edition of the Handbook. If you have any queries contact the managing faculty for your course or area of study.

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6 points, SCA Band 3, 0.125 EFTSL

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FacultyFaculty of Business and Economics
OfferedSouth Africa First semester 2012 (On-campus split block of classes)
South Africa Summer semester B 2012 (Day)


The learning goals associated with this unit are to:

  1. develop and understanding of the South African retirement funds industry
  2. develop the capacity to analyse reasons why employers would want to set up retirement funds
  3. describe the determination of death benefits
  4. explain the function and features of investments of retirement funds.


Within semester assessment: 30%
Examination (3 hours): 70%

Contact hours

3 hours per week