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FINC12-201: Financial Applications and Quantitative Analysis

Description

This subject will provide students with techniques of statistical hypothesis testing, multiple regression, time series analysis and forecasting, and apply them in different areas of finance. Applications will include capital asset pricing model, arbitrage-pricing theory, portfolio modelling, exchange rate forecasting and the study of co-movements of different financial assets.

Subject details

TypeUndergraduate
CodeFINC12-201
EFTSL0.125
FacultyBond Business School
Semesters offered
  • January 2018 [Standard Offering]
  • May 2018 [Standard Offering]
  • September 2018 [Standard Offering]
Credit10
Study abroadAvailable to Study Abroad students
Study areas
  • Business and Commerce
Subject fees
  • Commencing in 2017: $4,205
  • Commencing in 2018: $4,247

Learning outcomes

1. Recognise the role and objective of financial management and be able to efficiently compute key valuation metrics.
2. Apply the concept of time value of money and asset valuation models.
3. Apply valuation models for different financial instruments.
4. Create basic models for cash flow analysis, evaluation techniques and capital budgeting.
5. Develop a working knowledge of the formats in which data is provided to finance industry practitioners.

Prerequisites

Student must have successfully passed FINC12-200 Fundamentals of Finance in order to undertake FINC12-201

Subject outlines

Subject dates

Standard
Enrolment opens13/11/2016
Semester start16/01/2017
Subject start16/01/2017
Cancellation 1?30/01/2017
Cancellation 2?06/02/2017
Last enrolment29/01/2017
Last withdrawal?10/02/2017
Teaching census?10/02/2017
Standard
Enrolment opens19/03/2017
Semester start15/05/2017
Subject start15/05/2017
Cancellation 1?29/05/2017
Cancellation 2?05/06/2017
Last enrolment28/05/2017
Last withdrawal?09/06/2017
Teaching census?09/06/2017
Standard
Enrolment opens16/07/2017
Semester start11/09/2017
Subject start11/09/2017
Cancellation 1?25/09/2017
Cancellation 2?02/10/2017
Last enrolment24/09/2017
Last withdrawal?06/10/2017
Teaching census?06/10/2017
Standard Offering
Enrolment opens12/11/2017
Semester start15/01/2018
Subject start15/01/2018
Cancellation 1?29/01/2018
Cancellation 2?05/02/2018
Last enrolment28/01/2018
Last withdrawal?09/02/2018
Teaching census?09/02/2018