MAF759 - Quantitative Methods for Finance

Unit details

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Enrolment modes:Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), Cloud (online)
Trimester 3: Burwood (Melbourne), Cloud (online)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Unit chair:

R Liu


Must be enrolled in courses M530, M630, M730, D707 or D712

From T3 2014: Must be enrolled in courses D707, D709, D712, M530, M630, M660, M720, M730, M740, M750, M760, M770, M794

Incompatible with:


Contact hours:

1 x 3 hour seminar per week.


You will need to access substantial learning resources and experiences in CloudDeakin (Deakin’s online learning environment). Compliance with the Standards in computing, connectivity and student capability are a condition on your enrolment.


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.


Cloud (online) test 10%

Assignment (Quantitative) (Group/3-4 Students) 30%

Examination 2 hours 60%

Unit Fee Information

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