- Total units 24 Units
- Areas of interest Economics, Finance
- Specialisation code ITFN-SPEC
- Academic career Postgraduate
- Academic Contact Prof Paul Burke
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.
- Understand and apply modern trade and finance theories to policy-relevant economic problems.
- Design and carry out quantitative analysis of trade and financial data.
- Display expertise in interpreting and analysing the results of empirical trade and financial analyses.
This specialisation is only available to students undertaking the Master of International and Development Economics degree program. IDEC8011 and IDEC8033 are eligible to count towards the specialisation on approval of the course convener, provided the research essay or project falls within the field of the specialisation.Back to the top
This specialisation requires the completion of 24 units from the following international trade and finance courses:
ECON8015 International Economics
FINM7006 Applied Foundations of Finance
FINM7007 Applied Corporate Finance
FINM7008 Applied Investments
FINM7044 Applied Valuation
FINM8007 Topics in International Finance
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 SystemBack to the top