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MAF707 - Investments and Portfolio Management

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Enrolment modes:(B, X)
Credit point(s):1
Offerings: Trimester 1 or trimester 2
EFTSL value: 0.125
Unit chair:

X Zheng (Trimester 1 and trimester 2)

Prerequisite:

MAF702 or MAF765

Corequisite:

Nil

Incompatible with: MAF705
Contact hours: 1 x 3 hour seminar per week
Note: Online teaching methods require internet access. Please refer to the most current computer specifications.

Content

This unit aims to develop an overall understanding of investment management in relation to different asset classes and have the ability 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 (Online) 10%, 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**Student Contribution Rate***Fee rate - Domestic Students Fee rate - International students
$1178$1178$1178$2675$3340

* Student contribution rate for Commonwealth Supported students who commenced studies from 2010
** Student contribution rate for Commonwealth Supported students who commenced studies from 2009
*** Student contribution rate for Commonwealth Supported students who commenced studies from 2008
Please note: Unit fees listed do not apply to Deakin Prime students.

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