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Area/Catalogue
BANK 5035

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Course Level
Postgraduate

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Offered Externally
Yes

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Course ID
155901

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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 an applied research experience at a masters level of study, to broaden knowledge in specialist areas, and to expose students to both the substantive theory and practice of research in the field of finance.

To provide the training necessary to conduct independent quality research in finance, cultivate analytical and critical skills, and develop an awareness of emerging developments in finance discipline and closely related fields.

Course content

Students will be familiar with different topics in mainstream finance, and conduct an applied research project on this area. The coures embeds the research approaches and quantitative tools required to define and complete a research project under supervision. The focus of the course is on developing skillsets that increase graduate employability.

Textbook(s)

Nil

Prerequisite(s)

Students will normally have completed 36 units of their program (inclusive of credit or advanced standing) before undertaking this course.

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching method

Component Duration
INTERNAL, CITY WEST
Preparatory 1 x 1 week
Seminar 30 hours x NA
EXTERNAL, CITY WEST, ONLINE
External 30 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 Pitch Report 1200 words 20% N/A
Final Research Report 4000 words 60% N/A
EXTERNAL, CITY WEST, ONLINE
Continuous assessment N/A 20% N/A
Research Pitch Report 1200 words 20% N/A
Final Research Report 4000 words 60% N/A

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.125
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 3)
To determine the fee for this course as part of a Commonwealth Supported program, go to:
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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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