• Offered by Rsch Sch of Finance, Actuarial Studies & App Stats
  • ANU College ANU College of Business and Economics
  • Course subject Financial Management
  • Areas of interest Finance
  • Academic career UGRD
  • Course convener
    • Dr Dale Roberts
  • Mode of delivery In Person
  • Offered in Second Semester 2015
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This course reviews advanced topics in discrete and continuous time market theory and derivatives pricing. The emphasis is on valuation and hedging and provides a more in-depth view of interest rate derivative pricing. After reviewing some classic no-arbitrage models, a range of alternative pricing models and approaches will be presented: no-arbitrage models linked to market practice, multi-factor models, the forward measure approach, and market models. This course focuses on numerical methods and calibration tools necessary for working in industry.

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:

  • By the end of this course students are expected to have attained a sound working knowledge of both the theory and the computational aspects of interest-rate derivatives pricing.

Other Information

See the course outline on the College courses page. Outlines are uploaded as they become available. 

Indicative Assessment

The assessment for this course is proposed to be made on the following basis:  A final examination (75%) and 6 assignments, assessed fortnightly throughout the semester.  The best 5 assignments will be worth 5% of the total mark each, the lowest mark will be dropped.

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Workload

At least three contact hours per week.

Requisite and Incompatibility

To enrol in this course you must have completed FINM3003. You are not able to enrol in this course if you have previously completed MATH3015.

Majors

Fees

Tuition fees are for the academic year indicated at the top of the page.  

If you are a domestic graduate coursework or international student you will be required to pay tuition fees. Tuition fees are indexed annually. Further information for domestic and international students about tuition and other fees can be found at Fees.

Student Contribution Band:
3
Unit value:
6 units

If you are an undergraduate student and have been offered a Commonwealth supported place, your fees are set by the Australian Government for each course. At ANU 1 EFTSL is 48 units (normally 8 x 6-unit courses). You can find your student contribution amount for each course at Fees.  Where there is a unit range displayed for this course, not all unit options below may be available.

Units EFTSL
6.00 0.12500
Domestic fee paying students
Year Fee
2015 $3414
International fee paying students
Year Fee
2015 $4146
Note: Please note that fee information is for current year only.

Offerings, Dates and Class Summary Links

The list of offerings for future years is indicative only.
Class summaries, if available, can be accessed by clicking on the View link for the relevant class number.

Second Semester

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery Class Summary
2083 20 Jul 2015 07 Aug 2015 31 Aug 2015 30 Oct 2015 In Person N/A

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