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|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2009:For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 18 hours per semester (Semester 2). |
Total Time Commitment: Not available
333-661 Principles of Finance. This subject is only available to those students that would satisfy the entry criteria for the Master of Applied Finance or who have already completed 100 points in the Master of Financial Management.
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None|
|Core Participation Requirements:||
For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Student Support and Engagement Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Overview, Learning Outcomes, Assessment and Generic Skills sections of this entry.
It is University policy to take all reasonable steps to minimise the impact of disability upon academic study, and reasonable adjustments will be made to enhance a student's participation in the University's programs. Students who feel their disability may impact on meeting the requirements of this subject are encouraged to discuss this matter with a Faculty Student Adviser and Student Equity and Disability Support: http://services.unimelb.edu.au/disability
|Subject Overview:||The investment management process, review of fundamental concepts, market efficiency, capital market characteristics and risk premia, setting investment objectives, strategic and tactical asset allocation, active/passive management, property, bond and equity portfolio management, investment performance measurement, asset allocation modelling and its application to portfolio management.|
|Objectives:||On successful completion of this subject students should be able to: |
|Assessment:||A 2-hour end-of-semester examination (80%), assignments totalling not more than 1000 words (20%).|
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
On successful completion of this subject, students should have improved the following generic skills:
Master of Applied Finance |
Master of Finance
Master of Financial Management
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