MAF904 - Quantitative Methods for Finance

Unit details

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Enrolment modes:Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne)
Credit point(s):1
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Cohort rule:This unit is only available to students enrolled in M800 - Master of Commerce, M900 - Doctor of Philosophy
Unit chair:

R Liu





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 involved in the finance world. It will introduce them to important basic financial mathematical concepts which underpin the financial decision making process. In addition the unit covers financial markets, derivative securities, portfolio management and econometric methods.


Assignment (Quantitative) (Group/3-4 Students) 40%, Examination 2 hours 60%

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