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MAF307 - Equities and Investment Analysis

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Enrolment modes:

(B, S, X)

Credit point(s):1

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

EFTSL value: 0.125
Unit chair:

S Deb


MAE356/MAF356 or MAF256 and MAF202 or MAF255

Incompatible with: MAF207
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.


The unit introduces students to topics including: the operations of the share, money, debt, property, options and futures markets. It will also provide students with knowledge about the various market instruments, the structural characteristics of the various markets, the fundamental concepts and theories underlying valuation, investment decisions, market trading activity, and developing investment portfolios.


Test (Online) 15%, Written Assignment (Group/2-3 Students) 3500 words 25%, 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

* 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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