If you want to learn about budgeting, savings, the stock market, borrowing, insurance and negotiating, this is a great course.
At the end of this course you will be able to:
- Make a monthly budget
- Make a balance sheet of your assets
- Understand the basics of the stock market
- Understand savings accounts
- Understand the basics of the financial pages of newspapers
- Understand loans, credit cards and other borrowing
- Understand insurance
The course is mainly lecture-based but you'll be encouraged to ask questions and discuss issues. There is a stock market game that runs throughout the course and a negotiating game in the last class. We'll prepare a budget and balance sheet together.
Teacher's feedback and progress records. You'll also have peer assessment through sharing your work in the group.
A willingness to have a go at basic maths!
There may be materials you need to help with your studies. You'll either make a one-off payment for these when you enrol, or you'll buy them during the course. Your tutor will talk to you about this at interview or in your first class (if you don't need an interview).
Depending on your course and circumstances, you may be able to get funding to help with materials fees. Please check with us when you come in for interview or enrolment.
All courses run subject to demand and the content listed here should be used as a guide only. Course content may vary according to a range of factors such as course duration, campus, teaching staff and requirements from awarding bodies. Check our course and fee guidelines for further details.
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