AFC3240 - International finance
6 points, SCA Band 0 (NATIONAL PRIORITY), 0.125 EFTSL
Undergraduate Faculty of Business and Economics
Clayton Second semester 2009 (Day)
Topics include the international financial system, institutions and market practices; international finance theorems and their application; Euromarkets; international debt and equity raising; measurement of foreign exchange risk; managing foreign exchange exposure; foreign currency futures, options and swaps, international portfolio investment and capital budgeting and international trade finance.
The learning goals associated with this unit are to:
- describe the nature and benefits of globalisation and international markets integration
- critically evaluate fundamental theories which underpin international finance;
- identify the implications of these theories when firms are engaged in international operations
- analyse the role and functioning of international financial markets
- apply critical thinking, problem solving and presentation skills to individual and/or group activities dealing with international finance.
Within semester assessment: 20%
Examination (3 hours): 80%
Two 1-hour lectures and one 1-hour tutorial per week