MAF202 - Money and Capital Markets

Year: 2018 unit information
Enrolment modes: Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), Warrnambool, Waterfront (Geelong), Cloud (online)
Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), Cloud (online)
Credit point(s): 1
EFTSL value: 0.125
Unit chair:

Ameeta Jain (Trimester 1), Susan Sharma (Trimester 2)


MAA104 or MAF101

Corequisite: Nil
Incompatible with:

MAF101 (2001 version only), MAF702

Contact hours:

Campus*: 1 x 2 hour class, 1 x 1 hour seminar per week

Cloud (online): Online independent and collaborative learning activities including 3 scheduled online seminars

*For Warrnambool on campus offering only: 1 x 2 hour class, 1 x 1 hour seminar per week



Topics addressed in this unit include: the operation and structure of a modern financial system; direct and intermediated finance; interest rate determination and yield curve analysis; financial institutions; prudential supervision; equity markets; sources and types of short-term, medium-term and longer-term debt finance; financial instrument pricing; the foreign exchange market; off shore-funding in the international markets; and an introduction to the derivatives markets.


Assessment 1 (group of 2-3 students) – Written assignment 2000-2500 words 20%,

Assessment 2 (online x 2, 10% each) – Tests 20%,

Examination 2 hours 60%

Hurdle requirement: achieve at least 50% of the marks available on the examination

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