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AFF5230

Faculty of Business and Economics

Postgraduate - Unit

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6 points, SCA Band 3, 0.125 EFTSL

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LevelPostgraduate
FacultyFaculty of Business and Economics
Organisational UnitDepartment of Accounting and Finance
OfferedCaulfield First semester 2013 (Day)
Caulfield Second semester 2013 (Day)
Caulfield Second semester 2013 (Evening)

Synopsis

Topics include an introduction to the financial markets; the theoretical foundation of capital structure; the Australian debt and equity markets; international debt and equity markets; the Australian and US legal provisions relative to capital markets; securitisation; credit ratings.

Outcomes

The learning goals associated with this unit are to:

  1. critically analyse the structure of global financial markets
  2. evaluate the impact of international securities and tax law on international financial markets
  3. evaluate academic papers in terms of the application of finance theories to the international financial markets
  4. demonstrate effective interpersonal communication skills and develop a team-orientated approach to work effectively as a team member to produce a professional quality business document solving financial market-related problems
  5. demonstrate in an individual summative assessment task the acquisition of a comprehensive understanding of global financial markets, their products and appropriateness for the investor.

Assessment

Within semester assessment: 40%
Examination: 60%

Chief examiner(s)

Contact hours

3 hours per week

Co-requisites

Students must be enrolled in course 0504, 2619, 3189, 3818, 3850 or 4412 to undertake this unit