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MAF707 - Investments and Portfolio Management

Enrolment modes:Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), Cloud (online)
Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), Cloud (online)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value: 0.125
Unit chair:

K Thuraisamy

Prerequisite:

MAF702 or MAF765

Corequisite:

Nil

Incompatible with: MAF705
Contact hours: 1 x 3 hour seminar per week
Note: 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.

Content

This unit aims to develop an overall understanding of investment management in relation to different asset classes and equip students with skills 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 - Cloud (Online) 10%

Examination 2 hours 60%

Hurdle requirement achieve at least 50% of the marks available on the examination

Unit Fee Information

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