Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2014.
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This subject is not offered in 2014.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 3 hours of classes per week plus 3 hours of seminars during the semester |
Total Time Commitment:
Estimated total time commitment of 120 hours per semester
Entry into the Master of Commerce (Finance)
|Recommended Background Knowledge:|| |
|Non Allowed Subjects:|| |
FNCE40002 Advanced Investments
|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.
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This subject examines the principles and techniques of portfolio choice and asset pricing with particular emphasis on the latest research. Topics may include factor pricing models, performance evaluation, event studies, consumption-based asset pricing, dynamic portfolio choice, and behavioural finance.
On successful completion of this subject students should be able to:
A 3-hour end-of-semester examination (70%), and two assignments of not more than 1500 words (15%) each, with the first assignment due by the end of week 5 of semester, and the second assignment due by the end of week 10 of semester.
|Prescribed Texts:|| |
You will be advised of prescribed texts by your lecturer.
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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:
Students may not gain credit for both FNCE90007 Advanced Investments and FNCE40002 Advanced Investments.
Doctor of Philosophy - Business and Economics |
Master of Commerce (Finance)
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