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MAF707 - Investments and Portfolio Management

Unit details

Year2017 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), Cloud (online)
Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), Cloud (online)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Unit chair:

X Zheng

Prerequisite:

MAF702 or MAF765

Corequisite:

Nil

Incompatible with: MAF705
Contact hours:

Campus: 1 x 3 hour seminar per week

Cloud (online): Learning experiences are via CloudDeakin

Content

This unit aims to develop an overall understanding of investment management in relation to different asset classes and equip students with skills to construct, manage and evaluate portfolio outcome through a framework that optimises the outcome using the key principles of modern portfolio theory.  In the process students will develop the ability to apply, analyse and relate the key principles of modern portfolio theory and asset pricing models using different portfolios of financial assets.

Assessment

Assessment 1 (Individual) StockTrak Trading and Reflection Report (1000 words) 10%

Assessment 2 (Individual) Written Stock Analysis Report (3000 words) 30%

Examination (2 hours) 60%

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

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