Financial Economics

Errata
Item Errata Date
1.

Co-requisites have been removed for the following units of study:

ECOS2901 Intermediate Microeconomics Honours

21/6/2019
Unit of study Credit points A: Assumed knowledge P: Prerequisites C: Corequisites N: Prohibition Session

Financial Economics

Major

A major in Financial Economics requires 48 credit points from this table including:
(i) 12 credit points of 1000-level core units
(ii) 12 credit points of 2000-level core units
(iii) Students in the Bachelor of Economics program are prohibited from ECOS2040
(iv) Students who have completed ECOS2001/ECOS2901 and/or ECOS2002/ECOS2902 are prohibited from ECOS2040
(v) 6 credit points of 3000-level core units
(vi) 18 credit points of 3000-level selective units, including 6 credit points of Interdisciplinary Project units

Minor

A minor in Financial Economics requires 36 credit points from this table including:
(i) 12 credit points of 1000-level units
(ii) 12 credit points of 2000-level units
(iii) Students in the Bachelor of Economics are prohibited from ECOS2040
(iv) Students who have completed ECOS2001/ECOS2901 and/or ECOS2002/ECOS2902 are prohibited from ECOS2040
(v) 6 credit points of 3000-level core units
(vi) 6 credit points of 3000-level selective units

1000 level units of study

ECMT1010
Introduction to Economic Statistics
6    A Students enrolled in this unit have an assumed knowledge equal to or exceeding 70 or higher in HSC Mathematics (or equivalent), or 35 or higher in HSC Mathematics Extension 1 (or equivalent), or 35 or higher in HSC Mathematics Extension 2 (or equivalent).
N ECMT1011 or ECMT1012 or ECMT1013 or MATH1015 or MATH1005 or MATH1905 or STAT1021 or ECOF1010 or BUSS1020 or ENVX1001 or DATA1001
Semester 1
Semester 2
ECON1001
Introductory Microeconomics
6    A Students enrolled in this unit have an assumed knowledge equal to or exceeding 70 or higher in HSC Mathematics (or equivalent), or 35 or higher in HSC Mathematics Extension 1 (or equivalent), or 35 or higher in HSC Mathematics Extension 2 (or equivalent).
N BUSS1040 or ECON1040
Intensive January
Semester 1
Semester 2

2000 level units of study

ECMT2130
Financial Econometrics
6    P ECMT2110 or ECMT2010 or ECMT1020
N ECMT2030
Semester 2
ECOS2001
Intermediate Microeconomics
6    P ECON1001 or BUSS1040 or ECON1040
N ECON2001 or ECON2901 or ECOS2901


Certain combinations of Maths/Stats may substitute for Econometrics. Consult the School of Economics Undergraduate Coordinator.
Intensive January
Semester 1
Semester 2
Or
ECOS2901
Intermediate Microeconomics Honours
6    P (ECON1001 or BUSS1040 or ECON1040) with a minimum Distinction grade (75%)
C (ECOS2903 or MATH2070) and (ECMT1010 or BUSS1020 or MATH1905 or MATH1005 or MATH1015)
N ECOS2001 or ECON2001 or ECON2901

Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Semester 1
Or
ECOS2040
Intermediate Financial Economics
6    P ECON1001 and ECMT1010
N ECOS2001 or ECOS2901 or ECOS2002 or ECOS2902
Semester 2

3000 level units of study

Core
ECOS3022
The Economics of Financial Markets
6    P (ECOS2001 or ECOS2901) and (ECOS2002 or ECOS2902)
Semester 1
Selective
ECMT3130
Forecasting for Economics and Business
6    P ECMT2110 or ECMT2010 or (ECMT2150 and ECMT2160)
N ECMT3030
Semester 2
ECMT3150
The Econometrics of Financial Markets
6    P ((ECMT1010 or BUSS1020 or MATH1905 or MATH1005 or MATH1015) and (ECMT2110 or ECMT2010) and (ECMT2130 or ECMT2030)) or (ECMT2130 and ECMT2150 and ECMT2160)
N ECMT3050
Semester 1
ECOS3007
International Macroeconomics
6    P ECOS2002 or ECOS2902
Semester 1
ECOS3010
Monetary Economics
6    P ECOS2001 or ECOS2901 or ECOS2002 or ECOS2902
N ECON3010
Semester 1
ECOS3021
Business Cycles and Asset Markets
6    P (ECOS2001 or ECOS2901) and (ECOS2002 or ECOS2902)
Semester 1
ECOS3025
The Economics of Regulation
6    P ECOS2001 or ECOS2901
Semester 1

Interdisciplinary Project units of study

ECON3998
Industry and Community Project
6    P Interdisciplinary Impact in any major
Intensive December
Intensive February
Intensive January
Intensive July
Semester 1
Semester 2
A specific interdisciplinary unit for this major commences in 2020. In 2019, the alternative interdisciplinary project units of study available within the major are one of the following: ECOS3022 or ECOS3008 or ECOS3013 or ECOS3017 or ECOS3022.