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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 2018 [Standard Offering]
  • January 2019 [Standard Offering]
  • May 2019 [Standard Offering]
Credit10
Study abroadAvailable to Study Abroad students
Study areas
  • Business and Commerce
Subject fees
  • Commencing in 2018: $4,591
  • Commencing in 2019: $4,760

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.

Prerequisites

FINC71-600 - Managerial Finance OR Admission into BN-13005 - Master of Finance OR BN-13115 - Master of Finance (Professional) OR BN-13118 - Master of Actuarial Science OR BN-13120 - Master of Actuarial Practice OR BN-13121 - Master of Actuarial Science OR BN-13122 - Master of Actuarial Science (Specialisation)

Subject outlines

Subject dates

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
Standard Offering
Enrolment opens18/03/2018
Semester start14/05/2018
Subject start14/05/2018
Cancellation 1?28/05/2018
Cancellation 2?04/06/2018
Last enrolment27/05/2018
Last withdrawal?08/06/2018
Teaching census?08/06/2018