• Offered by Rsch Sch of Finance, Actuarial Studies & App Stats
  • ANU College ANU College of Business and Economics
  • Classification Advanced
    Specialist
  • Course subject Financial Management
  • Areas of interest Finance
  • Academic career PGRD
  • Course convener
    • Dr Wai Man Liu
  • Mode of delivery In Person
  • Co-taught Course
  • Offered in Second Semester 2016
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Most finance courses assume that markets are efficient and that securities can be issued and traded easily and at no cost.  In practice markets are more complex and there are substantial costs associated with issuing and trading securities.  This course therefore explores (i) how markets are organised; (ii) how trading is conducted in these markets; (iii) the role of different types of market participants; and (iv) how markets are regulated.  It considers how these factors influence price formation, investment returns and capital raising. 

Learning Outcomes

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

Upon successful completion of the requirements for this course, students should have the knowledge and skills to:

  1. Understand in depth how securities are traded in markets around the world and appreciate how this influences trading costs and liquidity;
  2. Be able to communicate the role of regulation and how it impacts participants in financial markets;
  3. Understand in depth how price formation can be influenced by market architecture;
  4. Understand in depth the interaction between trading in secondary markets and capital raising in primary markets.

Other Information

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

Indicative Assessment

May include in-class assessment, assignments, mid-semester, and final examinations. To obtain an automatic pass grade in this unit you must obtain 50% or more as an aggregate mark on the assessment.

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Workload

At least three contact hours per week (two one and a half hour lectures) plus private study time.

Requisite and Incompatibility

To enrol in this course you must have completed FINM7007 and FINM7008 and FINM7041

Specialisations

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
2016 $3660
International fee paying students
Year Fee
2016 $4878
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
8381 18 Jul 2016 29 Jul 2016 31 Aug 2016 28 Oct 2016 In Person N/A

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