• Offered by Rsch Sch of Finance, Actuarial Studies & App Stats
  • ANU College ANU College of Business and Economics
  • Classification Advanced
  • Course subject Financial Management
  • Areas of interest Finance
  • Academic career PGRD
  • Course convener
    • Guangqian Pan
  • Mode of delivery In Person
  • Offered in First Semester 2019
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This course covers the theory and practice of financial intermediation, broadly construed to include banks, savings institutions and investment/merchant banks. Topics will include the role of banking firms in a developed capital market, their impact on corporate financial decisions for non-banking firms, and the regulation of banks. The course includes a coomprehensive analysis of the role of financial intermediaries in the development of fixed income markets and provides an analysis of fixed income securities. Additional topics include models and techniques used for managing credit risk, interest rate risk and liquidity risk. These are applied to maturity matching, duration and immunization, loan sales, securitization, collateralized debt obligations (CDOs), and collateralized mortage obligations (CMOs).

Learning Outcomes

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

  1. Communicate the role of banks in an economy and the global trends in banking
  2. Understand in depth how banks’ lending policies can influence corporate decision making
  3. Identify and quantify banking risks
  4. Understand in depth credit risk and credit risk management
  5. Comprehensively understand debt markets and their role in liquidity management
  6. Understand in depth interest rate risk and management
  7. Communicate how banking regulation is implemented on a global scale
  8. Thoroughly understand bank loan sales and securitization
  9. Communicate the causes and consequences of bank failure and the global financial crises
  10. Work in teams and present results.

Other Information

Indicative Assessment

  1. Typical assessment may include, but is not restricted to: tests and a final exam. (null) [LO null]

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Workload

Students are expected to commit at least 10 hours per week to completing the work in this course. This will include at least 3 contact hours per week and up to 7 hours of private study time.

Inherent Requirements

Not applicable

Requisite and Incompatibility

To enrol in this course you must have completed FINM7007 and FINM7008. Incompatible with FINM3006.

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
2019 $4320
International fee paying students
Year Fee
2019 $5700
Note: Please note that fee information is for current year only.

Offerings and Dates

The list of offerings for future years is indicative only

First Semester

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery Class Summary
2987 25 Feb 2019 04 Mar 2019 31 Mar 2019 31 May 2019 In Person View

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