Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2015.
|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2015:January, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Semester 1, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Semester 2, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: Two hours of lectures and a 1-hour tutorial per week (Sem 1, 2) Summer: 24 hours of lectures and 12 hours of tutorials |
Total Time Commitment:
A study score of at least 25 in English (any) or equivalent and Mathematical Methods in VCE Units 3 & 4 or equivalent
Entry into the Bachelor of Biomedicine
|Recommended Background Knowledge:|| |
Please refer to Prerequisites and Corequisites.
|Non Allowed Subjects:||
Students who have completed FNCE20001 Business Finance will not be permitted to enrol in this subject.
|Core Participation Requirements:||
For the purposes of considering requests for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Students Experiencing Academic Disadvantage Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Description, Subject Objectives, Generic Skills and Assessment Requirements for this entry.
The University is dedicated to provide support to those with special requirements. Further details on the disability support scheme can be found at the Disability Liaison Unit website: http://www.services.unimelb.edu.au/disability/
CoordinatorDr Jordan Neyland, Dr Les Coleman, Dr Sturla Fjesme
This subject introduces students to finance and provides them with fundamental principles and institutional knowledge to progress in the discipline. Topics include direct financing and security yields, banking and the money market, the bond and equity markets, offshore finance and foreign exchange, the behaviour of financial variables, interest rate risk management and derivative securities. These topics will be used to illustrate fundamental financial concepts such as risk, return, and present value.
Assignments not exceeding 2000 words (20%) and a 2-hour end-of-semester examination (80%). To pass this subject, students must pass the end-of-semester examination.
|Prescribed Texts:|| |
Financial Instiutitons and Markets (B Hunt and C Terry), (6th edn), Thomson, Australia, 2011.
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject potentially can be taken as a breadth subject component for the following courses:
You should visit learn more about breadth subjects and read the breadth requirements for your degree, and should discuss your choice with your student adviser, before deciding on your subjects.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
|Related Breadth Track(s):||
Fundamentals of Finance and Accounting |
Ethics &&&& Investing
Economics &&&& Finance
Your Money or Your Life
Real Estate and the Australian Dream
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