• Offered by Rsch Sch of Finance, Actuarial Studies & App Stats
  • ANU College ANU College of Business and Economics
  • Classification Specialist
  • Course subject Financial Management
  • Areas of interest Finance
  • Academic career PGRD
  • Course convener
    • Dr Daruo Xie
  • Mode of delivery In Person
  • Offered in First Semester 2020
    Second Semester 2020
    See Future Offerings

This course allows students to acquire and apply the skills needed to design investment portfolios. It covers duties to clients, types of investment products, explores links between investment risk and return, introduces tools for use in portfolio construction, brings in analysis of fixed income products and introduces techniques to evaluate past investment performance.

Learning Outcomes

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

  1. Demonstrate a detailed understanding of core investments theory;
  2. Demonstrate a thorough knowledge of the issues associated with the application of investments theory in a practical setting;
  3. Work effectively in group environments; and
  4. Effectively communicate the results of empirical research.

Other Information

Indicative Assessment

  1. Typical assessment may include, but is not restricted to: exams, assignments, quizzes, presentations and other assessment as appropriate, which may be completed individually or in groups (100) [LO 1,2,3,4]

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Workload

Students are expected to commit 130 hours of work in completing this course. This includes time spent in scheduled classes and self-directed study time.

Inherent Requirements

Not applicable

Requisite and Incompatibility

To enrol in this course you must have completed FINM7006 and STAT7055 and either BUSN7008 or BUSN8181. Students of M. Actuarial Studies, M. Actuarial Practice and M. Statistics only need to complete FINM7006 and BUSN7008. Students of M. Financial Economics only need to complete FINM7006 and STAT7055 to enrol in this course. You are not able to enrol in this course if you have completed FINM2003.

Prescribed Texts

Information about the prescribed textbook will be available via the Class Summary.

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
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.

First Semester

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery Class Summary
2303 24 Feb 2020 02 Mar 2020 31 Mar 2020 29 May 2020 In Person N/A

Second Semester

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery Class Summary
7472 27 Jul 2020 03 Aug 2020 31 Aug 2020 30 Oct 2020 In Person N/A

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