units

AFC3240

Faculty of Business and Economics

Skip to content | Change text size
 

print version

Monash University Handbook 2010 Undergraduate - Unit

6 points, SCA Band 0 (NATIONAL PRIORITY), 0.125 EFTSL

LevelUndergraduate
FacultyFaculty of Business and Economics
OfferedClayton First semester 2010 (Day)
Clayton Second semester 2010 (Day)

Synopsis

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.

Objectives

The learning goals associated with this unit are to:

  1. describe the nature and benefits of globalisation and international markets integration
  2. critically evaluate fundamental theories which underpin international finance;
  3. identify the implications of these theories when firms are engaged in international operations
  4. analyse the role and functioning of international financial markets
  5. apply critical thinking, problem solving and presentation skills to individual and/or group activities dealing with international finance and demonstrate in an individual summative assessment task the acquisition of a comprehensive understanding of the topics covered by AFC3240.

Assessment

Within semester assessment: 20%
Examination (3 hours): 80%

Chief examiner(s)

Ting Yean Tan

Contact hours

Two 1-hour lectures and one 1-hour tutorial per week

Prerequisites

AFC2140

Prohibitions

AFW2341