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Area/Catalogue
BANK 3003

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Course Level
Undergraduate

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Offered Externally
Yes

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Course ID
013614

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Unit Value
4.5

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University-wide elective course
No

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Timetable/s

Second Semester
(Study Period 5)
Course owner

Course owner
School of Commerce

Course aim

To introduce the student to alternative concepts, measures and approaches to the evaluation of financial risks present in the corporate, financial and insurance sectors. To provide the student with the opportunity to develop a depth of understanding regarding the alternative strategies and instruments used in the management of these financial risks.

Course content

Risks faced by the financial institution: market risk, credit risk, operational risk, risks in the regulatory environment. Risk management frameworks, policies and implementation systems, in the financial and non-financial corporate sectors. Measuring financial risks and the implications of model risk for their measurement. Portfolio analysis and the measurement of risk. Measuring risks in detail: market risk and the VaR and CFaR approaches; credit risk, credit ratings and contingent claims; and actuarial approaches in insurance. The management of risks: banks, non-bank financial institutions and non-financial corporations.

Textbook(s)

Nil

Prerequisite(s)

Common to all relevant programs
Subject Area & Catalogue Number Course Name
BANK 3004 Portfolio and Fund Management

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching method

Component Duration
INTERNAL, CITY WEST
Preparatory 1 x 1 week
Lecture 2 hours x 10 weeks
Lecture (Virtual) 2 hour x 10 weeks
Tutorial 1.5 hours x 8 weeks
Computer Practical 1.5 hours x 2 weeks
EXTERNAL, CITY WEST, ONLINE
External 35 hours x NA

Note: These components may or may not be scheduled in every study period. Please refer to the timetable for further details.


Assessment

Task Length Weighting Duration
INTERNAL, CITY WEST
Continuous assessment N/A 20% N/A
Research assignment 1800 word equivalent 40% N/A
Research assignment 1800 word equivalent 40% N/A
EXTERNAL, CITY WEST, ONLINE
Continuous assessment N/A 20% N/A
Research assignment 1800 word equivalent 40% N/A
Research assignment 1800 word equivalent 40% N/A

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.125
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 3)
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Fee-paying program for domestic and international students
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* Equivalent Full Time Study Load. Please note all EFTSL values are published and calculated at ten decimal places. Values are displayed to three decimal places for ease of interpretation

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