Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2011.
|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2011:February, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: One 3-hour lecture per week for 6 weeks |
Total Time Commitment: Estimated total time commitment of 60 hours per semester
This subject is only available to those students who 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 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/
CoordinatorAssoc Prof Howard Chan
ContactGraduate School of Business and Economics
Level 4, 198 Berkeley Street
Telephone: +61 3 8344 1670
|Subject Overview:||The subject deals with a range of general law issues relating to finance including contract, property and security, as well as the sections of the trade practices legislation concerning misleading and deceptive conduct. Particular topics include fundraising, derivatives and insolvency. The subject gives a general overview of legal systems. It seeks to address legal issues specifically in a way which will be relevant to problems arising in other countries whose basic legal system derives from England: for example, the United States of America, Canada, Hong Kong, Singapore and India as well as Australia and England itself.|
|Objectives:||On successful completion of this subject students should be able to: |
|Prescribed Texts:||You will be advised of prescribed texts by your lecturer.|
|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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