Finance

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

Finance

Finance major

Achievement of a major in Finance 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) 12 credit points of 3000-level core units
(iv) 12 credit points of 3000-level selective units.

Units of study

The relevant units of study are listed below.

1000-level units of study

Core*
BUSS1020
Quantitative Business Analysis
6    A Mathematics (equivalent of band 4 in the NSW HSC subject Mathematics or band E3 in Mathematics Extension 1 or 2) OR MATH1111
N ECMT1010 or MATH1005 or MATH1905 or MATH1015 or STAT1021 or ENVX1001 or ENVX1002 or DATA1001 or MATH1115


Students enrolled in the Bachelor of Commerce, the Bachelor of Commerce and Bachelor of Advanced Studies, and the Bachelor of Commerce and Bachelor of Laws must complete this core unit within the first year of study (full-time students) or within in the first two years of study (part-time students).
Semester 1
Semester 2
BUSS1040
Economics for Business Decision Making
6    A Mathematics (equivalent of band 4 in the NSW HSC subject Mathematics or band E3 in Mathematics Extension 1 or 2) OR MATH1111
N ECON1001 OR ECON1040
Semester 1
Semester 2
* Instead of BUSS1020, non-Commerce students may substitute DATA1001; ECMT1010; ENVX1002; (MATH1005 or MATH1015) and MATH1115; or 6 credit points of MATH units (which must include MATH1905).
* Instead of BUSS1040, non-Commerce students may substitute ECON1001 or ECON1002.

2000-level units of study

Core
FINC2011
Corporate Finance I
6    A BUSS1030
P (BUSS1020 or ECMT1010 or ENVX1001 or ENVX1002 or DATA1001 or ((MATH1005 or MATH1015) and MATH1115) or 6 credit points in MATH units including MATH1905) and (BUSS1040 or ECON1001 or ECON1002)

Note: Department permission required for enrolment in the following sessions:Intensive July

Intensive January
Intensive July
Semester 1
Semester 2
FINC2012
Corporate Finance II
6    P FINC2011
Semester 1
Semester 2

3000-level units of study

Core
FINC3017
Investments and Portfolio Management
6    A Introductory statistics, calculus and microeconomics
P FINC2012
Semester 1
Semester 2
FINC3600
Finance in Practice
6    P completion of at least 120 credit points including FINC2011 and FINC2012.
C FINC3017


This unit should only be undertaken by students in their final semester of the Finance major. This unit of study must be completed at the University of Sydney Business School.
Semester 1
Semester 2
Selective
BANK3011
Bank Financial Management
6    P BANK2011 or ECOS2004 or FINC2011
N FINC3018
Semester 1
Semester 2
FINC3011
International Financial Management
6    P FINC2012
Semester 1
FINC3012
Derivative Securities
6    P FINC2012


Knowledge of calculus, regression, probability theory and random distributions are helpful for this subject
Semester 2
FINC3013
Mergers and Acquisitions
6    A Calculation of free cash flows, trading multiples, discounted cash flow valuation methodology, valuation sensitivities, regression analysis.
P FINC2012
Semester 2
FINC3014
Trading and Dealing in Security Markets
6    P FINC2012
Semester 2
FINC3015
Financial Valuation: Case Study Approach
6    P FINC2012
N FINC3005
Semester 1
FINC3019
Fixed Income Securities
6    P FINC2012
Semester 2
FINC3020
Financial Risk Management
6    A FINC3017
P FINC2012
Semester 2
FINC3023
Behavioural Finance
6    P FINC2012
Semester 1
FINC3301
Applied Portfolio Management A
6    P FINC2012
C FINC3015

Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Semester 1
FINC3302
Applied Portfolio Management B
6    P FINC3301
C FINC3017

Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Semester 2
FINC3400
Industry and Community Project
6    A (BUSS1020 or DATA1001 or ECMT1010 or ENVX1002 or ((MATH1005 or MATH1015) and MATH1115) or 6 credit points of MATH coded 1000-level units including MATH1905) and (BUSS1040 or ECON1001 or ECON1002) and FINC2011
P 72 credit points
N BUSS3110 or ACCT3400 or BANK3400 or CLAW3400 or IBUS3400 or INFS3400 or MKTG3400 or QBUS3400 or WORK3400 or WORK3401
Intensive February
Intensive July
Semester 1
Semester 2