Unit details

MAF202 - Money and Capital Markets

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Enrolment modes:

(B, S, W, X)

Credit point(s):1
Offerings:

Trimester 1 (B, S, W, X), trimester 2 (B), trimester 3 (X)

EFTSL value: 0.125
Unit chair:

H Ahmed (Trimester 1), A Jain (trimester 2), C Ratcliffe (trimester 3)

Prerequisite:

MAF101

Corequisite:Nil
Incompatible with: MAF101 (2001 version only)
Contact hours: 1 x 2 hour lecture, 1 x 1 hour tutorial per week

Note:

Online teaching methods require internet access. Please refer to the most current computer specifications.

Content

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

Written Assignment (Group/2-3 Students) 2000-2500 words 20%, Tests (In Class x 2 10% each) 20%, Examination 2 hours 60%, Hurdle requirement: achieve at least 50% of the marks available on the examination.

From Trimester 2 2013:

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.

Unit Fee Information

Student Contribution Rate*Student Contribution Rate**Fee rate - Domestic Students Fee rate - International students
$1224$1224$2506$2660

* 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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