Financial Literacy Studies NCEA Level 3



This is NOT an ‘approved subject’ for University Entrance. However, the Level 3 credits may be counted towards an NCEA Level 3 Certificate which is also needed for University Entrance.


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Course Description:

This course will start students on a path towards being in control of their financial futures. Students will gain an introduction to the concept of money management and long-term financial planning. The year will begin by analysing opportunities to increase personal wealth and understand the financial options available when purchasing a property. The course will teach students how to produce a spreadsheet for organisational use and identify external impacts on personal finance. All credits are unit standards based.

Unit Standards:

328098Evaluate options to increase personal income3InternalCompulsory
328100Develop a plan to achieve a long-term personal financial goal(s)4InternalCompulsory
328103Analyse and select personal financing options for purchasing a property4InternalCompulsory
328104Analyse the impact(s) of external factors on personal finances3InternalCompulsory
329786Produce a spreadsheet for organisational use3InternalCompulsory

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