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Finance - unit set code MJ-M30005

Burwood (Melbourne), Waterfront (Geelong), Warrnambool*, Cloud (online)


Finance is all about decision making. Do I buy or sell, invest or borrow? Finance specialists research and analyse the financial aspects of organisations and provide advice on investments. Studying finance will give you a broad understanding of the structure and operations of financial markets in Australia, plus the theory and techniques underlying financial management.   An honours year is available upon completion of this major sequence.

Career opportunities
You may find employment opportunities in banking, brokering, credit analysis, funds management, insurance, international finance, risk management, securities analysis or treasury management.


MAF101 Fundamentals of Finance  

MAF202 Money and Capital Markets  

MAF203 Business Finance  

MAE356 Analytical Methods in Economics and Finance  

Plus either one or two credit points of units from:

MAF302 Corporate Finance  

MAF307 Equities and Investment Analysis  

Depending on the choice above, plus one unit from:

MAF303 Treasury Management  

MAF305 Bank Management  

MFT306/MAF306 International Finance and Investment  #

MAF308 Derivative Securities  


MAF367 Treasury Operations  


MAF384 Financial Modelling  



(i) Students who completed MAF101 in 2001 are ineligible to study MAF202.
(ii) At least two of the following units MAF302, MAF307 and MAF384 are compulsory units for intending Finance Honours students.
(iii) The units MAF305, MAF306/MFT306, MAF256.MAE356 and MAF308 are highly recommended units for intending Finance Honours students.

* Warrnambool students will be required to undertake one unit in Cloud (online) mode.

# MFT code denotes study tour version of the unit.

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