units

AFF5300

Faculty of Business and Economics

Postgraduate - Unit

This unit entry is for students who completed this unit in 2014 only. For students planning to study the unit, please refer to the unit indexes in the the current edition of the Handbook. If you have any queries contact the managing faculty for your course or area of study.

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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
OfferedNot offered in 2014

Synopsis

This unit is intended to consolidate and apply the technical learning achieved in the core units of the Master of Applied Finance, to attain real industry experiences. This will be achieved by using a selection of targeted case studies that highlight the issues likely to be encountered in industry.

Outcomes

The learning goals associated with this unit are to:

  1. develop the ability to identify problems, to synthesize, analyse, and summarize quantitative and qualitative information
  2. evaluate and weigh evidence, arguments and ethics
  3. apply specialist skills and knowledge to global business issues and to work out solutions to practitioner issues
  4. develop capabilities to work effectively in a group
  5. demonstrate effective individual research skills to produce professional quality business documents to address financial issues.

Assessment

Within semester assessment: 100%

Chief examiner(s)

Workload requirements

3 hours per week

Prerequisites

AFF5040

Co-requisites

Student must be enrolled in one of the following courses to undertake this unit: 3818, 3850 or 4412