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MAF707 - Investments and Portfolio Management

Unit details

Year2016 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

Written Assignment (group/3-4 students) 3000 words 30%

Test - Cloud (Online) 10%

Examination 2 hours 60%

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

Unit Fee Information

All Commonwealth Supported Place (CSP), fee paying undergraduate and pre-2016 commencing students

Unit fee information available soon


2016 commencing International and full fee paying postgraduate domestic students

Your units are priced based on the course you are enrolled in. Please refer to the current year's course entry to estimate the unit cost.


You can calculate the cost of each unit by using the following calculation:


Course fee x unit EFTSL value = unit price

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