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MPT753 - Finance

Enrolment modes:

(Study Tour)

Credit point(s):1

Trimester 3 (as part of a study tour)

EFTSL value:


Unit chair:

F Wolf





Incompatible with:

MAF740, MPT953

Note: Quota applies. Online teaching methods require internet access.  Please refer to the most current computer specifications.


MPT753 is an innovative experiential study of finance that focuses on sustainable investment. The objective of this unit is to provide students with the opportunity to engage with business, within the work place and in doing so develop practical and analytical finance skills by participating as a team member on a real work related project.


The program begins with an intensive on-campus component of study that introduces the fundamental principles of finance necessary to undertake financial analysis of investments.

In the 2013 program, students will then travel to India to undertake industry visits, being directly involved in the analysis of investment opportunities through the preparation of a consultancy styled report. This report examines the financial viability of an investment opportunity through application of capital budgeting methodologies and represents the major component of assessment for the unit.


Written Assignment 1 3000 words 50%, Group Presentation 10%, Log/Workbook/Reflection 30%, Group Work 10%, Hurdle requirement achieve a passing grade on each piece of assessment.

Unit Fee Information

Student Contribution Rate*Student Contribution Rate**Fee rate - Domestic Students Fee rate - International students

* Rate for all CSP students, except for those who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
** Rate for CSP students who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
Please note: Unit fees listed do not apply to Deakin Prime students.

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