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FINC71-603: Investments

Description

Investments builds on the material presented in Managerial Finance. In the introductory
Finance subject, the building blocks consisting of both application and theory were introduced. In this subject, these fundamental concepts are explored in substantially greater detail in terms of
their importance and relevance to practitioners. The theory underlying asset pricing models and efficient markets, portfolio formation and management are examined in detail. An introduction
to options, futures and other derivative securities is also included.

Subject details

TypePostgraduate
CodeFINC71-603
EFTSL0.125
FacultyBond Business School
Semesters offered
  • May 2020 [Standard Offering]
  • January 2021 [Standard Offering]
  • May 2021 [Standard Offering]
  • January 2022 [Standard Offering]
  • May 2022 [Standard Offering]
Credit10
Study areas
  • Business and Commerce
Subject fees
  • Commencing in 2020: $4,930
  • Commencing in 2021: $5,110

Learning outcomes

1. Demonstrate the ability to make complex trades in an online market.
2. Apply appropriate models of investment risk and return to a given investment.
3. Use sophisticated models to apply the concept of pricing financial assets to shares, interest rate securities and derivative securities.
4. Identify scenarios to apply appropriate strategies for assessing investment performance.

Enrolment requirements

Requisites: ?

Nil

Assumed knowledge:

Assumed knowledge is the minimum level of knowledge of a subject area that students are assumed to have acquired through previous study. It is the responsibility of students to ensure they meet the assumed knowledge expectations of the subject. Students who do not possess this prior knowledge are strongly recommended against enrolling and do so at their own risk. No concessions will be made for students’ lack of prior knowledge.

Assumed Prior Learning (or equivalent):

Restrictions: ?

This subject is not available as a general elective. To be eligible for enrolment, the subject must be specified in the students’ program structure.

Subject outlines

Subject dates

Standard Offering
Enrolment opens10/11/2019
Semester start13/01/2020
Subject start13/01/2020
Cancellation 1?27/01/2020
Cancellation 2?03/02/2020
Last enrolment26/01/2020
Withdraw – Financial?08/02/2020
Withdraw – Academic?29/02/2020
Teaching census?07/02/2020
Standard Offering
Enrolment opens15/03/2020
Semester start25/05/2020
Subject start25/05/2020
Cancellation 1?08/06/2020
Cancellation 2?15/06/2020
Last enrolment07/06/2020
Withdraw – Financial?20/06/2020
Withdraw – Academic?11/07/2020
Teaching census?19/06/2020