MAF307 - Equities and Investment Analysis
|Year||2015 unit information|
|Enrolment modes:||Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne)|
Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), Waterfront (Geelong), Cloud (online)
MAE356/MAF356 or MAF256 and MAF202 or MAF255
1 x 2 hour class, 1 x 1 hour seminar per week
Note:You will need to access substantial learning resources and experiences in CloudDeakin (Deakin’s online learning environment). Compliance with the Standards in computing, connectivity and student capability are a condition on your enrolment.
This unit is about understanding risk, return and capital allocation in financial markets. In particular, the emphasis is on equity investments, other asset classes, such as fixed income and derivatives are not discussed in this unit. A great deal of emphasis is laid on modern portfolio theories, asset pricing models, valuation of securities and portfolio performance evaluation.
Assessment 1 (Individual) - Cloud (Online) test - 10%
Assessment 2 - Simulated Investment and Portfolio Management - 20%:
-Part A (Individual) - Weekly Investment Strategy Journal - 10%
-Part B (Group) - Video presentation - Critical Analysis of Group's Investment Strategies -10%
Assessment 3 (Group of 2-3 students) - Written Group Assessment (3500 words) - 20%
Examination 2 hours (50%)
Hurdle requirement: students must obtain at least 50% of the available marks in the examination in order to qualify for a passing grade.
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.