International Study Program - Units offered

The program is offered during Trimester 3 to undergraduate and postgraduate students from Australian or international universities. The International Study Program offers either cloud (online) or campus learning at Burwood campus during November and December 2013 followed by the travel overseas in January and February 2014

Student should nominate their preferred unit(s) of study when they submit their application. Please contact the Academic Coordinator for specific units with questions about prerequisites.

Successful applicants will be notified and advised how to enrol on StudentConnect by staff.

MET303 International Trade

This unit is about the gains from trade and the reasons why nations may be reluctant to pursue free trade. It includes discussion about trade policies, including free trade agreements. Students will gain a firsthand understanding of international organisations such as the European Central Bank, Bank for International Settlements and, United Nations and Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development.

Assessment: Assignment, exam, intelligence report and presentation.

Relevant for:

  • Business students as a unit in their finance major or as an elective.
  • All other students as a general elective (with approval from the academic coordinator).
Rhonda Ryan

Academic Coordinator (MET303) - Rhonda Ryan

MFT306 International Finance and Investment

The unit aims to develop an understanding of the international monetary systems and international financial markets, institutions and instruments. The unit introduces students to the complexities involved in cross-border transactions and undertakes an analysis of international parity conditions, foreign exchange markets, instruments and exchange rate systems. Students will gain a firsthand understanding of international organisations such as the European Central Bank, Bank for International Settlements and, United Nations and Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development.

Assessment: Assignment, exam, intelligence report and presentation. 

Relevant for:

  • Business students as a unit in their finance major or as an elective.
  • All other students as a general elective (with approval from the academic coordinator).

MFT760 International Finance

The unit will enable students to understand the modern financial techniques underpinning investment, financing and risk management decisions of multinational corporations. Students will gain a firsthand understanding of international organisations such as the European Central Bank, Bank for International Settlements and, United Nations and Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development. The preparation for the tour aims to equip students to act appropriately and professionally on the institutional visits, and to communicate effectively and ask intelligent questions.

Assessment: Assignment, exam, intelligence report and presentation.

Relevant for:

  • Postgraduate International Finance students as a core unit.
  • Any postgraduate student as an elective.
Dianne Thompson

Academic Coordinator (MFT306, MFT760) - Dianne Thomson


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