• Total units 24 Units
  • Areas of interest Economics, Finance
  • Specialisation code ITFN-SPEC
International Trade and Finance Specialisation

Economic policies for international trade and finance rely on advanced understanding and high-level skills in quantitative economics. This specialisation will provide students with advanced knowledge of trade and finance theory combined with applied quantitative analysis and interpretation of trade and financial data.

Learning Outcomes

  1.  Understand and apply modern finance theory and modern trade theory to policy-relevant problems

  2. Design and carry out quantitative analysis of financial and trade data

  3. Interpret and analyse the results of empirical trade and finance analysis

Other Information

This specialisation is only available to students undertaking the Master of International and Development Economics degree program. IDEC8011 and IDEC8033 are eligible to provide credit on approval of the course convener provided that the research essay or project falls within the field of the specialisation.

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This specialisation requires the completion of 24 units from the following international trade and finance courses:

ECON8006 International Trade Theory

ECON8015 International Economics

FINM7044 Applied Valuation

FINM7045 Asian Capital Markets

FINM8007 Topics in International Finance

FINM8016 Applied Portfolio Construction

IDEC8010 Quantitative International Economics

IDEC8011 Masters Research Essay

IDEC8014 Quantitative Financial Economics

IDEC8033 Research Project

IDEC8083 Financial Markets and Instruments

IDEC8127 Modelling the Global Economy: Techniques and Policy Implications

POGO8015 Foreign Direct Investment Policy

POGO8213 The Global Trading System

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