MAF759 - Quantitative Methods for Finance

Unit details

Note: You are seeing the 2013 view of this unit information. These details may no longer be current. [Go to the current version]
Enrolment modes:(B, X)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value: 0.125
Unit chair:

V Xiang

Corequisite:Must be enrolled in courses M530, M630, M730, D707 or D712
Incompatible with:


Contact hours:

1 x 3 hour seminar per week.


Online teaching methods require internet access. Please refer to the most current computer specifications.


This unit will enable students to understand the basic and more advanced mathematics and statistics involved in the finance world. It introduces financial mathematical concepts which underpin the financial decision making process. In addition the unit covers financial markets, portfolio management and econometric methods.


Online test 10%, Assignment (Quantitative) (Group/3-4 Students) 30%, Examination 2 hours 60%

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.