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Area/Catalogue
BANK 5030

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Course Level
Postgraduate

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Offered Externally
Yes

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Course ID
155810

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Unit Value
4.5

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University-wide elective course
No

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Timetable/s

This class has not been
timetabled for year 2020.

Course owner

Course owner
School of Commerce

Course aim

To provide students with knowledge and understanding of portfolio management techniques and advanced investment strategies. To enable students to follow academic literature on return predictability, asset pricing theories and investment strategies.

Course content

Portfolio theory and optimization; portfolio performance evaluation; asset pricing; international diversification; investment strategies; academic literature on return predictability and investment strategies.

Textbook(s)

Bodie, Z, Kane, A & Marcus, A 2018, Investments, 11th edn (1st edn ebook), McGraw Hill

Prerequisite(s)

Common to all relevant programs
Subject Area & Catalogue Number Course Name
BANK 5013 Investment Management

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching method

Component Duration
INTERNAL, CITY WEST
Preparatory 1 x 1 week
Seminar 3 hours x 10 weeks
EXTERNAL, CITY WEST, ONLINE
External N/A x 10 weeks
INTERNAL, CITY WEST (INTENSIVE)
Seminar 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
Continuous assessment N/A 20% N/A
Assignment 2000 words 30% N/A
Examination N/A 50% 3 hours
EXTERNAL, CITY WEST, ONLINE
Continuous assessment N/A 20% N/A
Assignment 2000 words 30% N/A
Examination N/A 50% 3 hours
INTERNAL, CITY WEST (INTENSIVE)
Continuous assessment N/A 20% N/A
Assignment 2000 words 30% N/A
Examination N/A 50% 3 hours

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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