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Area/Catalogue
BANK 5014

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Course Level
Postgraduate

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Offered Externally
Yes

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Course ID
100844

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Unit Value
4.5

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University-wide elective course
No

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Timetable/s
First Semester
(Study Period 2)

Second Semester
(Study Period 5)
Course owner

Course owner
School of Commerce

Course aim

To examine the types of financial markets and financial securities found both in Australia and internationally, and analyse the major forces affecting the structure of international financial markets and global capital movements as well as the practices associated with the analysis of financial markets from within the perspective of modern financial theory.

Course content

Introduction to finance, characteristics and types of financial securities, the role of financial markets, and the regulation of financial systems; interpreting financial statements; the time value of money, basics, extensions and applications; analysis of and introduction to the valuation of financial securities, money market securities, bonds, stocks, foreign currency, forwards and futures, options, warrants and convertibles; and important contributions to modern financial theory, notably portfolio theory, asset pricing, and efficient market concepts.

Textbook(s)

Kidwell, DS, Brimble, M, Docherty, P Mazzola, P & Basu, A 2019, Financial markets, institutions and money, 4th edn, Wiley, Australia

Prerequisite(s)

Nil

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching method

Component Duration
INTERNAL, CITY WEST
Preparatory 1 x 1 week
Lecture 2 hours x 10 weeks
Tutorial 1 hour x 10 weeks
INTERNAL, CITY WEST (INTENSIVE)
Lecture 20 hours x N/A
Tutorial 10 hours x N/A
EXTERNAL, CITY WEST, ONLINE
External 30 hours x N/A

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
Examination N/A 60% 3 hours
Team Project 2400 word equivalent 40% N/A
INTERNAL, CITY WEST (INTENSIVE)
Examination N/A 60% 3 hours
Team Project 2400 word equivalent 40% N/A
EXTERNAL, CITY WEST, ONLINE
Examination N/A 60% 3 hours
Team Project 2400 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
International students and students undertaking this course as part of a postgraduate fee paying program must refer to the relevant program home page to determine the cost for undertaking this course.

Non-award enrolment
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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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