Finance

The units of study listed in the following table are those available for the current year. Students may also include any units of study, which are additional to those currently listed, which appear under these subject areas in the Business School handbook/website in subsequent years (subject to any prerequisite or prohibition rules).

Table of postgraduate units of study: Commerce

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

Finance

Achievement of a specialisation in Finance requires 30 credit points from this table comprising:
(i) 6 credit points in foundational units of study
(ii) 6 credit points in compulsory units of study
(iii) 18 credit points in elective units of study.

Units of study for the specialisation

Foundational unit of study

FINC5001
Capital Markets and Corporate Finance
6      Intensive January
Semester 1
Semester 2

Compulsory units of study

FINC6001
Intermediate Corporate Finance
6    P FINC5001
Semester 1
Semester 2

Elective units of study

BANK6002
Bank Management
6    C FINC5001
Semester 1
BANK6003
Global Supervision of Bank Risks
6    C FINC5001
Semester 1
BANK6005
International Banking
6    C FINC5001
Semester 2
CLAW6031
International Financial Crime
6      Semester 1
FINC6000
Quantitative Finance and Derivatives
6    A This unit requires students to have some background in calculus, matrices, statistics and probability.
P FINC5001
N FINC5002
Semester 1
FINC6005
Advanced Asset Pricing
6    P FINC5001 or FINC6000


Only students with strong quantitative/mathematical skills should attempt this course
Semester 1
FINC6009
Portfolio Theory and its Applications
6    P FINC5001 or FINC6000
Semester 2
FINC6010
Derivative Securities
6    P FINC5001
Semester 2
FINC6013
International Business Finance
6    P FINC5001
Semester 1
FINC6014
Fixed Income Securities
6    P FINC5001
Semester 2
FINC6015
Trading in Modern Financial Markets
6    P FINC5001
Semester 2
FINC6017
Mergers and Acquisitions
6    P FINC5001
N ACCT6011
Semester 2
FINC6021
Corporate Valuation
6    P FINC5001
Semester 1
FINC6023
Financial Risk Management
6    P FINC5001
Semester 1
FINC6025
Entrepreneurial Finance
6    P FINC5001
Semester 1